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Teaching large lecture classes online in the fall?

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Getting ready for the fall In many countries, including Canada, it is expected that most people will be vaccinated by September. Thus many students are...

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...

How to address the skills agenda in higher education: a German perspective

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Ehlers, U-D. (2020) Future Skills: the future of learning and higher education Karlsruhe, Germany: Herstellung und Verlag, pp. 311 What is this book about? This free,...

Why sex is more fun than swotting: further discussion on asynchronous vs synchronous learning

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Binary thinking There are two kinds of people: those who divide people into two groups; and those who don't. Both humans and computers seem more...

Learning analytics and gamification: a significant study

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This is the third post reviewing articles in the journal Distance Education, Vol. 40, No.3, a special edition on learning analytics in distance education....

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...

Book review: Open and Distance Education Theory Revisited

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Jung, I. (ed.) Open and Distance Education Theory Revisited Singapore: Springer, 122 pp, US$44.99 (ePub issue); US$29.95 per chapter Why this book? This book, edited by...

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...

Is networked learning experiential learning?

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Image: © Justin Grimes, The Guardian, 2013 Campbell, G. (2016) Networked learning as experiential learning Educause Review, Vol. 51 No. 1, January 11 This is an...