Saturday, February 24, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

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,...

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...

From access to digitalisation: the changing role of online learning

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  I was away last week in Denmark, helping with the development of a new business degree at Aalborg University. I was there to do...

Using learning analytics to predict mastery: a flawed concept?

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I'm slogging my way through the special issue on learning analytics in Distance Education, a subscription-only journal, because what is happening in this field...

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...

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...

Why is innovation in teaching in higher education so difficult? 3. Learning management systems

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Reasons for using a Learning Management System I pointed out in my previous post that the LMS is a legacy system that can inhibit innovation...

How serious should we be about serious games in online learning?

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In the 2017 national survey of online learning in post-secondary education, and indeed in the Pockets of Innovation project, serious games were hardly mentioned...

Towards an open pedagogy for online learning

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The problems with OER I was interviewed recently by a reporter doing an article on OER (open educational resources) and I found myself being much more...

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...