Tuesday, July 16, 2024
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Some recent videos on the future of online learning

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I'm listing here some of the recordings of recent presentations and webinars that include a good deal of input from faculty and/or graduate students. ________________________________________________________________________ 2021...

US$20 million for research into the use of AI for STEM online education

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Yes! Weekly (2021) NSF Investing $20 million in effort to transform online education for adults, August 16 The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced on July 29,...

Why Maryam Tsegaye’s prizewinning video is so important for online learning: your challenge

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In case you missed the news item in early December, Maryam Tsegaye, a 17 year old from Fort McMurray, Alberta, won the 2020 Breakthrough...

Why Maryam Tsegaye’s prizewinning video is so important for online learning: my 12 reasons

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The main reason this video is so important for online learning is that Maryam demonstrates so well many of the educational affordances of video,...

Online learning and law schools during the pandemic

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Thomson Reuters Institute (2020) Law Schools and the Global Pandemic Thomson Reuters (no date: report accessed December 19), pp.16 Holiday reading (for me) I'm going to...

Arizona State to offer a VR experience for Introductory Biology

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Schaffhauser, D. (2020) Arizona State Partnership to Embed VR into Intro Biology Courses, Campus Technology, 7 October Here is another application of VR to add...
Mobile app of Soil Elevation from Soil Sciences, UBC

Online learning and international forestry: a webinar series

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Are you interested in (or have been forced into) teaching forestry or related areas online? If so, the The Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management...

Using learning analytics to predict mastery: a flawed concept?

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I'm slogging my way through the special issue on learning analytics in Distance Education, a subscription-only journal, because what is happening in this field...

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....

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...