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Tracking innovations in online learning in Canada

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I've not been blogging much recently because, frankly, I've been too busy, and not on the golf course or ski slopes, either. (Yeah, so...

What I learned at Drexel University in National Distance Learning Week

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Fear and loathing in Philadelphia On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, I found myself in Philadelphia on U.S. Presidential Election day, and even more importantly, the...

Problems with the use of images in open textbooks

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If you have downloaded my open textbook, 'Teaching in a Digital Age' in pdf or Modi format for the iPad or Kobo, you may...

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 computing

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This is the fourth post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. This was a fun one...

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...

Welcome back and a review of online learning developments in July and August

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Here in Canada, tomorrow is the start of a new academic year. I know, because our garbage cans are full and the back lane...

Los Angeles schools to issue iPads to all students

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Weiss, T. (2013) Los Angeles plans to give 640,000 students free iPads, CITE World, July 25 I don't normally cover k-12 developments, but this one...

MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

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  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

CNIE conference on Leadership and Innovation in Learning

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I was in Ottawa in early May also to give a keynote at the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education conference. I am ashamed...