Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

What is the difference between competencies, skills and learning outcomes – and does it...

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Bumping into neighbours outside a branch public library can sometimes stimulate a lot of thought. I ran into a fellow consultant (our neighbourhood is...

Second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age now published

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The second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available at https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev2/ The first edition was published in 2015. The second edition is...

Some thoughts on the future of public higher education

One of the responses I had to my series on the coming crisis to post-secondary education in Canada was: 'Well, what do you think...

2018 review: 21st century knowledge and skills

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How to develop the knowledge and skills that learners will need in the 21st century was a growing topic of discussion not just in...

‘Humans Wanted’: online learning and skills development

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Royal Bank of Canada (2018) Humans Wanted Toronto ON: Royal Bank of Canada I have at last got hold of a full copy of this...

More webinars on ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’

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Last year I did a series of five webinars on topics from my online, open textbook, 'Teaching in a Digital Age.' These proved to...

Welcome back and what you may have missed in online learning over the summer

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I hope you all had a great summer break and have come back fully charged for another always challenging year in teaching. I thought...

French version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ now available

The French version of 'Teaching in a Digital Age', L'enseignement a l'ère numerique', is now available from here. I am very grateful to Contact North|Contact Nord...

Technology and alienation: symptoms, causes and a framework for discussion

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This is the second post on the topic of technology, alienation and the role of education, with a particular focus on the consequences for...

Building an effective learning environment

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I was asked by the Chang School of Continuing Studies at Ryerson University to do a master class on this topic at their ChangSchoolTalks...