Saturday, May 18, 2024
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Book review: Open and Distance Non-formal Education in Developing Countries

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Latchem, C. (2018) Open and Distance Non-formal Education in Developing Countries Springer: Singapore The author I was about to review this book when I was informed of...

Active learning at the Royal Military College of Canada

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The RMC Following my trip to the UK Open University, I visited the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, where I was a keynote speaker...

Have we reached a tipping point in teaching science and engineering online?

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This post lists several new developments in delivering science and engineering online. These developments join a list of other efforts that are listed below...

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...

Report on SFU’s experiences of teaching with technology

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I always enjoy going to a university or college and seeing how they are using learning technologies. I am always a little surprised and...

An analysis of the e-Learning Africa 2015 report

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Elletson, H. and Burgess, A. (eds.) (2015) The eLearning Africa Report 2015 Berlin, Germany: ICWE GmbH It is difficult to do justice in a short...

Update on online learning in Africa

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Anderson, M. (2015) Out of Africa: e-learning makes further education a reality for tens of thousands The Guardian, May 20 The opening this week of the...

UBC develops an institutional strategy for learning technologies

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Bates, S. et al. (2015) UBC’s Learning Technology Ecosystem: Developing a Shared Vision, Blueprint & Roadmap Vancouver BC: University of British Columbia I've not been...

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...

Adult learners, mobile phones and online learning

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Sometimes, distance education really is distant. Damian Boyle is a workplace instructor from Northlands College who works with itinerant workers at the remote McArthur...