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A personal history: 12. My first couple of years at the Open Learning Agency

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

AI for teaching and learning: revision of Chapter 9, Section 4 of ‘Teaching in...

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Although the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age was completed only in August, 2022, recent developments in AI, such as ChatGPT, has...
The Distributed University - Richard Heller

Book Review: Richard Heller’s ‘The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education’

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Heller, R. (2022) The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education SpringerBriefs in Education: Singapore Good news: this is an open access book. The second good...
Western University campus, Ontario

Do we need a new type of Higher Education institution?

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I want to ask the question: are our current institutional models – universities, polytechnics, colleges – fit for purpose in the 21st century, or...
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What are the main issues facing digital learning in the future?

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I'm coming up to my 84th birthday next month, and once again I am considering my future work, if any. This has resulted in...
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Organization, Leadership and Change in Open, Distance and Digital Education: book review, Part 1

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Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I. (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Learning Singapore: Springer Part IV of this open textbook is on Organization, Leadership and Change,...
Demetrios Nicolaides Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education

Petition against direct political interference in universities (concerning Athabasca University)

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Buckingham Shum, S. (2023) Athabasca University - Oppose direct political interference in universities Change.org A petition has been started (already with 230 signatures) on Change.org...
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Who shot the sheriff? Why the President of Athabasca University has gone – and...

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Well, the gunfight at the Athabasca University corrall is finally over. It was announced a couple of days ago that the university and the...

Well, that was 2022!

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It's that time of the year to look back and consider the good and the bad of 2022, but first a couple of provisos. This...

Outcome of the fight at the Athabasca corrall

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For those of you waiting with bated breath for the outcome of the fight between the Alberta government and Athabasca University about relocating most...