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

A personal history: 15. How technology changed distance education in the mid 1990s

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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

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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...

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

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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 1 of the ICDE conference in Costa Rica

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The ICDE conference opened today in San Jose, Costa Rica, celebrating the 85th anniversary of its founding. The reports on sessions below were chosen based...

lLa troisième édition de “L’enseignement à l’ère numérique” entièrement traduite en français est maintenant...

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J'ai le plaisir de vous annoncer que la troisième édition de "L'enseignement à l'ère numérique" a été entièrement traduite en français par une merveilleuse...

French translation of the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age now available

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I hope you are having a wonderful summer break. If so all the more reason to read 'Teaching in a Digital Age'. This is now...
The Distributed University - Richard Heller

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

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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...
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What are the main issues facing digital learning in the future?

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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...
Dr. Elizabeth George in front of drawings of student engagement

Student motivation and online learning

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This is a post for the many instructors who have asked (especially during the pandemic): 'But how do you motivate students to learn online?' Student...
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Contact North establishes resource hub on AI in Higher Education

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Contact North | Contact Nord is creating a hub on teachonline.ca that pulls together and highlights key applications of AI in higher education, with...