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Some reflections on the future of open and distance education following ICDE conference

The ICDE 2023 conference in Costa Rica has prompted me to think about the future of open and distance education. I want to go...
Graphic of SAIDE's open learning principles

Organization, Leadership and Change in Open, Distance and Digital Education: book review, Part 1

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,...
Image of the building for Dalhousie's Rowe School of Business

What are the ‘top’ online business programs?

In 2012 I linked to a Financial Times article that listed the top online business schools worldwide. That link is now dead and anyway,...
Book cover of Handbook of ODDE

Book review: Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education – a First Impression

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Hard copy: US$59.99 + tax, pdf download: free Why this...

What I did in 2022

Yesterday I gave my overview of the main developments in online and distance learning in 2022. Today, I am doing a more personal review...

Update on remote working at Athabasca University

Tait, C. (2022) Alberta walks back on plan to force online university to move employees to Athabasca The Globe and Mail, August 12 This is...
Athabasca University's campus near the town of Athabasca

When is a distance teaching university not distant? When you work for it

The Canadian Press (2022) Get back to work: Alberta government threatens funding cuts to Athabasca University CTV News Edmonton The issue The provincial government of Alberta...

Book review: Teaching in the Post Covid-19 Era

Fayed, I. and Cummings, J. (2021) Teaching in the Post Covid 19 Era Springer: Cham, Switzerland, 764 pp This is a longish post - you...

Investigating Indigenous learners’ experience of online learning

Davey, R.C.E. (2019) "It will never be my first choice to do an online course": Examining Experiences of Indigenous Learners Online in Canadian Post-Secondary...

Curriculum design and the teaching of 21st century skills

Rayner, P.J. (2021) Curriculum and program renewal: an introduction Edubytes, November Chadha, D. (2006) A curriculum model for transferable skills development Engineering Education, Vol.1, No....