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Five free keynotes on online learning for streaming into virtual conferences

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Sleepless nights and global learning I received many requests last year to deliver keynotes into virtual conferences. These requests came from all around the world....

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...

Chapter 11.4 Open pedagogy

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Figure 11.4.1 Current landscape of Open. Image: Paul Stacey, 2018 I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital...

Why is innovation in teaching in higher education so difficult? 3. Learning management systems

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Reasons for using a Learning Management System I pointed out in my previous post that the LMS is a legacy system that can inhibit innovation...

Online learning for beginners: 4. ‘What kinds of online learning are there?’

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This is the fourth of a series of a dozen blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing...

Talking numbers about open publishing and online learning

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Please forgive me here for a little self-indulgence. By sheer coincidence, two statistics converged yesterday. 2 million blog post hits First, I passed the 2 million...

Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age: key takeaways

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I have now completed and published Chapter 11, 'Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age', for my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of social media

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Social media are still in a very volatile state of development, and many faculty worry about the negative aspects of students who are continually...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of text and print

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This is the first of several posts on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. I'm...

Are rich media better than single media in online learning?

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First of all, a happy New Year to everyone from almost the last place on earth to come into 2015. This is a discussion...