Saturday, February 24, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Third edition of Teaching at a Distance is now published

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The third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available from here: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev3m/ I have exported in several formats and made it public....

New podcast on the future of online learning and higher education post-Covid 19

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Mark Nichols is developing a very useful and interesting series of podcasts called Leaders and Legends of Online Learning.  I was the first person Mark...

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...

French version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ now available

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The French version of 'Teaching in a Digital Age', L'enseignement a l'ère numerique', is now available from here. I am very grateful to Contact North|Contact Nord...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of audio

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This is the second post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. As you will see,...

A new way to look at the costs of digital media in education

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I said it was going to be fun looking at the costs of digital media in education, but it wasn't. When I came to...

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...

Moving beyond technology in designing online learning

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This next post in my chapter on 'Understanding Technology in Education' for my book, Teaching in a Digital Age' is a long one, but...

No. 3 aha moment: asynchronous is (generally) better than synchronous teaching

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In an earlier post, I listed the seven ‘aha’ moments that have been the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational...

Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 5: Master the technology

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In this post I argue that taking the time to be properly trained in how to use standard learning technologies will in the long...