Thursday, June 13, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Woolf University: the Airbnb of higher education or a sheep in wolf’s clothing?

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Broggi, J.D. et al. (2018) Building the first blockchain university, Oxford UK, April 3 You are going to hear a lot about Woolf University over...

Zuckerberg’s Frankenstein

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Prosecutor: Dr. Frankenberg, are you aware that there is a monster roaming the countryside, stealing all the villagers' personal information? Dr. Frankenberg: Yes, sir, I...

‘Humans Wanted’: online learning and skills development

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Royal Bank of Canada (2018) Humans Wanted Toronto ON: Royal Bank of Canada I have at last got hold of a full copy of this...

Meeting the challenge of online degrees for the professions

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  Chatlani, S. (2018) Navigating online professional degrees - potential and caution, Education Dive, March 21 In previous posts, I have pointed out the challenges of...

2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond

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 Taking the long view Doug Saunders in the Globe and Mail on  January 4 wrote an interesting piece on prediction, entitled: "Gadgets alone don't make...

Why learning management systems are not going away

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Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

Facebook and institutional privacy policy

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Bishop, J. (2011)  Facebook Privacy Policy: Will Changes End Facebook for Colleges? The Higher Ed CIO, October 4 This article discusses the risks to institutions...

A vision for course management systems

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Mazar, R. (2010) Episode 3: campus courseware University Affairs, November 8 Rochelle Mazar, an Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Toronto Mississauga, provides in...

A bill of rights for cloud computing?

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McCrea, B. (2010) How Solid is Your Clouded Data? Campus Technology, September 9 If you have the patience to get beyond the really irritating pop-up...

Do you know your online student really exists?

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Parry, M. (2010) Online Scheme Highlights Fears About Distance-Education Fraud The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 14 Every once in a while comes along a...