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2. Emergency online learning and inequity: developing countries

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One term, many contexts If I was uncomfortable writing my previous post, I am even more uncomfortable about writing this one. 'Developing countries' is not...

Emergency online learning and inequity: developed countries

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I have come across a number of articles (see for instance Brown and Salmi, 2020), and received several e-mails, pointing out that a sudden...

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...

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...

Summary of the 2018 survey of online learning in Canadian colleges and universities

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The Canadian Digital Learning Research Association has just finalised the results from the 2018 national survey. The full technical report has been completed in...

What do online college students want and like?

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Magda, A. and Aslanian, C. (2018) Online College Students 2018: Comprehensive data on demands and preferences Louisville KY: The Learning House Inc. This is the...

More advice to students thinking of studying online

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One of my most popular blog posts is A student guide to studying online. However, it was written five years ago, so I have...

Initiating instructors to online learning: 10 fundamentals

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Click to download the pdf What? Not ANOTHER book from me? Well, no, not quite. 'Teaching in a Digital Age' has been a great success but...

Online learning for beginners: 2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching?

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The short answer to this question is: no, online learning is neither inherently worse - nor better - than face-to-face teaching; it all depends on the circumstances. The research...

A full day of experiential learning in action

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On Wednesday, February 17, the Chang School of Continuing Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, put on an impressive one day conference, called ChangSchoolTalks, focused on...