Saturday, June 15, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Examining ethical and privacy issues surrounding learning analytics

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Drachsler, H. et al. (2016) Is Privacy a Show-stopper for Learning Analytics? A Review of Current Issues and Their Solutions Learning Analytics Review, no. 6,...

EDEN 2016: Re-imagining Learning Environments

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The EDEN conference I have just attended the annual conference of the European Distance and E-Learning Network in Budapest, Hungary. EDEN is one of my favourite conferences...

Technology and alienation: symptoms, causes and a framework for discussion

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This is the second post on the topic of technology, alienation and the role of education, with a particular focus on the consequences for...

Automation or empowerment: online learning at the crossroads

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You are probably, like me, getting tired of the different predictions for 2016. So I’m not going to do my usual look forward for...

Answering questions about teaching online: assessment and evaluation

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Following on from my Contact North webinar on the first five chapters of my book, Teaching in a Digital Age, and my blog post...

Is Blackboard Inc. really worth $3 billion?

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Baker, L., Roumeliotis, G. and Stone, M. (2105) Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale - sources Reuters, July 28 Fleming, B. (2015) The Real Vision Behind the...

Appropriate interventions following the application of learning analytics

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SAIDE (2015) Siyaphumelela Inaugural Conference May 14th - 15th 2015 SAIDE Newsletter, Vol. 21, No.3 Reading sources in the right order can avoid you having to eat...

Privacy and the use of learning analytics

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Warrell, H. (2105) Students under surveillance Financial Times, July 24 Applications of learning analytics This is a thoughtful article in the Financial Times about the pros...