Saturday, February 24, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

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

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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...

My five wishes for online learning in 2023: and why they ain’t going to...

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Bates, T. (2023) My five wishes for online learning in 2023, Teachonline.ca January 3. I was asked by Contact North to lay out my five wishes for...
Book cover of Handbook of ODDE

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

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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...

Bridging the digital divide in online learning

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Salman, J. (2022) How one city closed the digital divide for nearly all its students The Hechinger Report, April 14 This report shows what can...

Book Review: Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development

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Jagannathan, S. (ed.) (2021) Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development: How Upskilling, Data Analytics and Educational Technologies Close the Skills Gap Routledge: New York/London,...

US$20 million for research into the use of AI for STEM online education

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Yes! Weekly (2021) NSF Investing $20 million in effort to transform online education for adults, August 16 The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced on July 29,...

What needs to be done about online learning in the school sector? 1. An...

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The challenge On balance, although there are many shortcomings and issues, the post-secondary/higher education level has managed relatively well in finding alternatives to in-class teaching...

Recordings of Contact North/ATD’s Learning and Technology Conference now available

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The conference I'm still catching up on all the posts I meant to write during 2020 but have been too busy to do.  Contact North and...

How a small university successfully pivoted online

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The challenge Algoma University is a small university (about 2,000 students) based in Sault Ste. Marie in northern Ontario, but with satellite campuses in Brampton...

‘Rationalization’ of online learning support agencies in the Ontario post-secondary system?

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Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (2020) Government’s Role in Digital Learning: Review and Recommendations for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities Toronto...