Saturday, April 13, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Back to the Future: open pedagogy, learning design, and ETUG’s 25th anniversary conference

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  Happy anniversary, ETUG! Last week I spent two days at the British Columbia Educational Technology Users' Group conference at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops. ETUG was...

Online learning in 2016: a personal review

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                            Image: © Institute for Economics and Peace. Canada is ranked seventh most peaceful. We don't know where it ranks though in terms of online...

Towards an open pedagogy for online learning

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The problems with OER I was interviewed recently by a reporter doing an article on OER (open educational resources) and I found myself being much more...

Scary tales of online learning and educational technology

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The Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) of British Columbia held an appropriately Halloween-themed get together today called 'The Little Workshop of Horrors' at which participants...

The future of learning content – and campus bookstores

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Ellis, T. (2016) Developing a course content strategy University Business, February This article has made me realise the still massive difference between what actually happens...

Some (further) thoughts about ‘agile’ learning design

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In my online, open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age, I felt I needed a separate section on agile learning design, to capture some...

Networking (and novelty) as criteria for media selection

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Almost there! This section covers the 'N' in the SECTIONS model for the chapter on media selection for my online open textbook, Teaching in...

Ease of use as a criterion for technology selection in online learning

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I felt myself cringing as I wrote this section for my book on 'Teaching in a Digital Age'. Talk about do what I say...

Writing an open textbook: a mid-term report on the technology

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I'm about half-way through writing my open textbook, 'Teaching in a Digital Age.' I've done about five and a half chapters, and I would like...

Adapting student assessment to the needs of a digital age

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The story so far Chapter 5 of my open textbook, ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ is about the design of teaching and learning, which I am...