Saturday, February 24, 2024
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The Distributed University - Richard Heller

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

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?

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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Overall reflection on Part IV of the Handbook of ODDE

Overall reflection on Part IV The reviews of individual chapters in Part IV of the Handbook of ODDE, Chapters 28 to 39, have been posted...
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What are the main issues facing digital learning in the future?

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...

Two useful briefings on generative AI: and why it is potentially dangerous for public...

Davis, V.L. (2023) WCET Primer for Higher Education: General Brief on Generative AI Boulder, CO: WCET If you are not a member of WCET, I...
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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,...
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What are the ‘top’ online business programs?

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In 2012 I linked to a Financial Times article that listed the top online business schools worldwide. That link is now dead and anyway,...
Demetrios Nicolaides Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education

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

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...

Global Perspectives and Internationalization in Open, Distance and a Digital Learning: a book review

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I. (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Learning Singapore: Springer Part III of this open textbook is on Global Perspectives...
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Who shot the sheriff? Why the President of Athabasca University has gone – and...

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