Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Another perspective on the personalisation of learning online

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I gave a keynote presentation last week at a large educational conference in the Netherlands, ‘Dé Onderwijsdagen’ (Education Days). I was asked to talk about the...

Online learning and a knowledge-based economy

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Florida, R. and Spencer, G. (2015) Canada has two growth models, but we've been neglecting one Globe and Mail, Oct 7 Boyd, D. (2015) Canada’s party...

Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age: key takeaways

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I have now completed and published Chapter 11, 'Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age', for my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital...

The implications of ‘open’ for course and program design: towards a paradigm shift

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I am usually very cautious not to use the term 'paradigm shift', but I do believe that the term is justified by the implications of...

‘Agile’ Design: Flexible designs for the digital age

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Before I was rudely interrupted by MOOCs, I had almost finished my chapter on Models for Designing Teaching and Learning for my open textbook,...

Review of ‘Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda.’

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Zawacki-Richter, O. and Anderson, T. (eds.) (2014) Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda Athabasca AB: AU Press, pp. 508 It is somewhat daunting to review...

Opening up: chapter one of Teaching in a Digital Age

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I've not been blogging much recently, because (a) I've been on holiday for a month in the Mediterranean and (b) I've been writing my...

Are universities teaching the skills needed in a knowledge-based economy?

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I've been on holiday the last two and a half weeks, but also doing some writing for my open textbook on teaching in a...

Producing ‘innovative’ graduates and how online learning can help

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Avvisati, F., Jacotin, G., and Vincent-Lacrin, S. (2013) Educating Higher Education Students for Innovative Economies: What International Data Tells Us, Tuning Journal for Higher...

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...