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A personal history: 14. Strategic planning, nuclear weapons, and the OLA

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

A personal history: 12. My first couple of years at the Open Learning Agency

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

A personal history: 8. The start of the digital revolution

1985 was a significant year for me. I got my first desk-top computer and discovered the Internet. The state of technology in 1984 It is hard...

A personal history: 7. Distance education in Canada in 1982

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

A personal history of open learning and educational technology: 1. The start of the...

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

Why Canada’s current policies towards international students are a form of colonialism

What am I claiming? This post has been brewing for some time, and has been prompted by the recent announcement that the Federal government is...

AI comes to my web site – meet Tonybots

  Resistance is futile First made popular by the Daleks in the BBC series Dr. Who in the 1960's (sorry, Star Trek fans), this phrase reflects...

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...

Day 3 at ICDE – and thoughts on the future of DE

  Yesterday was the third and final day of the ICDE conference. This post will focus solely on the last day's presentations. I will do...

Day 2 of the ICDE conference in Costa Rica

This was, from my perspective, much better than the first day: two good keynotes and one session that was worth the whole trip. Keynotes I went...