Saturday, May 18, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Online learning and (k-12) schools: the role of parents

This is the fourth in a series of posts on online learning in the (k-12) school sector. The first is: What needs to be done...

Online learning and (k-12) schools: do we need a different curriculum for online learning?

This is the third in a series of posts on online learning in the (k-12) school sector. The first was What needs to be done...

How to address the skills agenda in higher education: a German perspective

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Ehlers, U-D. (2020) Future Skills: the future of learning and higher education Karlsruhe, Germany: Herstellung und Verlag, pp. 311 What is this book about? This free,...

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...

A review of online learning in 2020

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2020: Goodbye - and don't come back What a terrible year. 1.63 million horrible, choking deaths from the coronavirus, and 73 million infected to date....

Post-Pandemic Lesson 5. COVID-19 resulted in innovative teaching, but will it stick?

This is the fifth of 10 Lessons from a Post-Pandemic World. For the other nine, click here. “…we need to take a more holistic approach,...

The importance of ‘intangibles’ in teaching and learning

I'm going to raise a fundamental epistemological issue here about how we know things to be true. This starts off fairly abstractly but like...

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

Bumping into neighbours outside a branch public library can sometimes stimulate a lot of thought. I ran into a fellow consultant (our neighbourhood is...
Mobile app of Soil Elevation from Soil Sciences, UBC

Online learning and international forestry: a webinar series

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Are you interested in (or have been forced into) teaching forestry or related areas online? If so, the The Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management...

How can the Canadian federal government help the post-secondary system post-Covid19?

The most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.' Ronald Reagan The Feds and post-secondary education in...