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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...

A full day of experiential learning in action

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On Wednesday, February 17, the Chang School of Continuing Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, put on an impressive one day conference, called ChangSchoolTalks, focused on...

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...

That was the year, that was: main trends in 2015

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Well, here we are at the end of another year. Doesn't time fly! So here is my look back on 2015. I'll do this...

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...

Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age: key takeaways

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I have now completed and published Chapter 11, 'Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age', for my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital...

Balancing the use of social media and privacy protection in online learning

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This is the last of the SECTIONS criteria for selecting media for my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital World. The last 'S'...

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...

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...

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...