Thursday, May 23, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord
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Why we need some humility about online learning – and about face-to-face teaching

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Those of us who have been fighting to get online learning accepted over the last 20-25 years have argued strongly the merits of online...

Learning analytics in online learning: trying hard but need to do better

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I have now covered all five main articles in the special August issue of the journal Distance Education on learning analytics (because it is...

Reading between the lines: the ‘intangibles’ in quality online teaching and learning

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Contact North has organised a series of four webinars highlighting the practical advice and guidelines offered in my online, open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age....

Review of ‘Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda.’

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Zawacki-Richter, O. and Anderson, T. (eds.) (2014) Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda Athabasca AB: AU Press, pp. 508 It is somewhat daunting to review...

Does distance education socialize students? A study from Québec

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Loisier, J. (2014) Socialisation des Etudiants en FAD au Canada Francophone Montréal QC: REFAD REFAD (the Canadian francophone distance education network) has published a very...

Developing a strategy for lifelong learners in Canadian universities and colleges (and its implications...

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© Pat Cegan's 'Source of Inspiration', 2012 Council of Ontario Universities (2012) Increased numbers of students heading to Ontario universities Toronto ON: COU Changing demographics This press...

The Victoria, Australia website on iPads for Learning

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I am making two exceptions with this post. I don't normally cover k-12 (too large an area and too different from post-secondary education), and...

IRRODL June 2011

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For the very few readers of this site who are not already subscribers, the latest edition of the International Review of Research in Open...

Guest post: How Online Learning Compares with the Classroom

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My site gets visited by a large number of students or potential students (one of the most active posts is 'Recommended graduate programs in...

The pros and cons of self-paced online learning

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Parry, M. (2010) Will technology kill the academic calendar? Chronicle of Higher Education, October 10 This article is about a mid-west college in the US...