Wednesday, June 19, 2024
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Third edition of Teaching at a Distance is now published

The third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available from here: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev3m/ I have exported in several formats and made it public....

A review of Stephen Downes’ latest contribution to the theory of connectivism

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Downes, S. (2022) Connectivism, Half an Hour, 9 February In an earlier post I gave an overview of Stephen Downes' latest update of his theory of connectivism....

Stephen Downes latest contribution to the theory of connectivism: an overview

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Downes, S. (2022) Connectivism, Half an Hour, 9 February Stephen Downes has just published an article in his blog that: presents an overview of connectivism, offering...

Book Review: Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development

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Jagannathan, S. (ed.) (2021) Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development: How Upskilling, Data Analytics and Educational Technologies Close the Skills Gap Routledge: New York/London,...

Virtualized or online learning? An explanation – and rationale – from Ryerson University

The Chang School (2021) What's the difference between Online and Virtualized Learning? Toronto: Ryerson University, May 28. In an earlier post, The ‘not normal’ return...

Understanding microcredentials: a report from HEQCO

Pichette, J., Brumwell, S., Rizk, J., Han, S. (2021) Making Sense of Microcredentials. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. Back to blogging It's now two...

Online learning and (k-12) schools: 6. Strengths and limitations of online learning in the...

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

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...

Online learning learning and the future of work: podcast

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The Indira Gandhi National Open University of India (IGNOU) has developed a series of podcasts on the Future of Work under its Freedom2Learn program. I...

The importance of ‘intangibles’ in teaching and learning

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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...