Friday, May 17, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

EDEN 2016: Re-imagining Learning Environments

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The EDEN conference I have just attended the annual conference of the European Distance and E-Learning Network in Budapest, Hungary. EDEN is one of my favourite conferences...

Webinar recording: How open education will revolutionize higher education

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Last Tuesday I did a Contact North webinar on the above topic. This was the last of five webinars based on my book, Teaching...

Automation or empowerment: online learning at the crossroads

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You are probably, like me, getting tired of the different predictions for 2016. So I’m not going to do my usual look forward for...

Using 2D virtual reality for online role playing

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Koechli, L. and Glynn, M. (2014) Diving into Lake Devo: Modes of Representation and Means of Interaction and Reflection in Online Role-Play IRRODL, Vol. 15,...

Another perspective on the personalisation of learning online

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I gave a keynote presentation last week at a large educational conference in the Netherlands, ‘Dé Onderwijsdagen’ (Education Days). I was asked to talk about the...

Some (further) thoughts about ‘agile’ learning design

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In my online, open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age, I felt I needed a separate section on agile learning design, to capture some...

Last chapter of Teaching in a Digital Age now published

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Chapter 12, Supporting teachers and instructors in a digital age, the last chapter of my online, open textbook for teachers and instructors, Teaching in...

Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age: key takeaways

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I have now completed and published Chapter 11, 'Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age', for my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of text and print

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This is the first of several posts on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. I'm...

Two design models for online collaborative learning: same or different?

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I am now about to wrap up my Chapter 5 on Design models, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. Here I am...