Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

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...

Online learning in 2020: perfect vision in the Year of the Rat

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No, no firm predictions from me for 2020 other than more of the same from 2019, plus something unexpected. However, I will suggest three...

Athabasca University moves to the cloud

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I'm struggling to understand how artificial intelligence is going to impact on post-secondary education, and in particular on online learning, at least over the...

Québec’s Téluq in trouble

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Téluq (the Télé-université within the Université du Québec System) has for many years been a major provider of university-level distance education courses for francophones. Last...

Stanford University to be fully online by 2025?

Today I have received a tip from a close colleague that Stanford University is planning to build a partnership with Alphabet Inc., the owner...

Important developments in indigenous online learning

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Royal Roads University (2018) First Nations Technology Council and Royal Roads University celebrate partnership in education, innovation Victoria BC: Royal Roads University, press release, 23...

How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?

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I was recently asked if I would answer a couple of questions from students in Royal Roads University's course 'Leveraging Technology in Higher Education'...