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Some thoughts on the future of public higher education

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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...

Online and problem-based learning: the Danish experience

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Aalborg University and digital learning I have just completed a visit to my third Danish university (University of Copenhagen in 2004, Syddansk University in 2017,...

Using virtual reality to study interactive molecular dynamics

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Morales, A. (2018) How Virtual Reality Can Change The Way We See Our Molecular World, Forbes, 25 July O'Connor, M. et al. (2018) Sampling molecular conformations...

More developments in teaching science online

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Matthews, D. (2018) Scepticism over Google plan to replace labs with virtual reality, Times Higher Education, June 7 The Harvard Gazette (2018) Virtual lab to extend reach...

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...

Open and remote labs from the UK Open University

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On my recent visit to the UK Open University, I had the privilege of a guided tour of the Open University's remote labs. These...

Meeting the challenge of online degrees for the professions

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  Chatlani, S. (2018) Navigating online professional degrees - potential and caution, Education Dive, March 21 In previous posts, I have pointed out the challenges of...

Have we reached a tipping point in teaching science and engineering online?

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This post lists several new developments in delivering science and engineering online. These developments join a list of other efforts that are listed below...

Tracking innovations in online learning in Canada

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I've not been blogging much recently because, frankly, I've been too busy, and not on the golf course or ski slopes, either. (Yeah, so...

Online learning in 2016: a personal review

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                            Image: © Institute for Economics and Peace. Canada is ranked seventh most peaceful. We don't know where it ranks though in terms of online...