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Technology, teaching and productivity: the need for theory

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The need for greater productivity in higher education teaching I'm going to make a few posts on this topic, prompted by pressure from politicians in...

MOOCs, MIT and Magic

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MOOC panel: Dan Hastings, Anant Agarwal, Tony Bates, Sanjay Sarma, John Daniel In my previous post, there were two sessions at the LINC 2013 conference...

No. 7 aha moment: strategy matters in online learning

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This is the eighth in a series of posts about the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational technology, where I...

UBC is going big with online and flexible learning

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Yesterday (March 11), Stephen Toope, the president of the University of British Columbia, sent an e-mail to all faculty announcing a strategy to increase...

No. 6 aha moment: the convergence of online learning (from the periphery to the...

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This is the seventh in a series of posts about the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational technology, where I...

LINQ conference on learning innovations and learning quality, Rome

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What: LINQ 2013 invites all experts, practitioners and interested stakeholders in the fields of lifelong learning, education and training from Europe and all countries worldwide...

Exploiting the affordances of the iPad at Lynn University

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Students at Lynn University Tilsley, A. (2013) iPadU Inside Higher Education, January 15 This is a report about Lynn University, a private nonprofit university based in...

Online learning in California generates controversy

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Booker, E. (2013) Online education policy draws fire in California Information Week: Education, January 11 This report of a one-day conference at UCLA: 'Rebooting Higher Education:...

The University of Western Sydney goes for blended learning – big time!

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Griffith, C. (2012) University to roll out 11,000 Apple iPads, The Australian, December 20 All new students enrolling in first year courses in the autumn...

Important developments in online learning in India in 2012

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In my e-Learning Outlook for 2012 published on January 2 in 2012 I wrote: Watch India .....there are several reasons behind this prediction: the Indian government’s decision to subsidize...