Sunday, July 14, 2024
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MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

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  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

An archive of alI I know about online learning

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At the recent COHERE conference I delivered two keynotes: Meeting the challenge of technology: are we failing as managers? Designing university teaching to meet the needs...

My summer paranoia: computers will replace teachers in higher education

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I had a strange dream last night. I was in discussion with an editor from a publishing company about the draft of a new...

CVU’s report on the state of online university education in Canada: first heal thyself

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Canadian Virtual University (2012) Online University Education in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities Athabasca University AB: Canadian Virtual University. The report was commissioned by the Canadian Federal...

Book review: Learning Theory and Online Technologies

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Harasim, L. (2012) Learning Theory and Online Technologies New York/London: Routledge Linda Harasim is one of the pioneers of online learning and this book brings...

European report on the future of learning

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Redecker, C. et al. (2011) The Future of Learning: Preparing for Change Seville Spain: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, JRC, European Commission What the report...

Book: Managing Technology in Higher Education now available

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Bates, A. and Sangrà, A. (2011) Managing Technology in Higher Education: Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Co. Now out!...

Developing engaging online assessment strategies

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Boettcher, J. (2011) Evidence of Learning Online: Assessment Beyond The Paper, Campus Technology, February 23 Online learning offers the opportunity for innovative, more authentic forms...

Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2011)

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The latest edition of the (Canadian) Journal of Distance Education is now out. This is a somewhat slim edition, with just six articles, one of...

CJLT special issue on knowledge building

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The latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology focuses on knowledge building, a critical component of online discussions. From the editorial by...