Saturday, May 18, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Five free keynotes on online learning for streaming into virtual conferences

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Sleepless nights and global learning I received many requests last year to deliver keynotes into virtual conferences. These requests came from all around the world....

Video conferencing systems and experiential learning

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Correia, A.-P. et al (2020) Evaluating videoconferencing systems for the quality of the educational experience, Distance Education, Vol. 41, No. 4, November 2020 Purpose of...

Online learning and (k-12) schools: 2. Technology and cost issues

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This is the second in a series of posts on online learning in the (k-12) school sector. The first was What needs to be...

Recordings of Contact North/ATD’s Learning and Technology Conference now available

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The conference I'm still catching up on all the posts I meant to write during 2020 but have been too busy to do.  Contact North and...

Why Maryam Tsegaye’s prizewinning video is so important for online learning: your challenge

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In case you missed the news item in early December, Maryam Tsegaye, a 17 year old from Fort McMurray, Alberta, won the 2020 Breakthrough...

Why Maryam Tsegaye’s prizewinning video is so important for online learning: my 12 reasons

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The main reason this video is so important for online learning is that Maryam demonstrates so well many of the educational affordances of video,...

Why sex is more fun than swotting: further discussion on asynchronous vs synchronous learning

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Binary thinking There are two kinds of people: those who divide people into two groups; and those who don't. Both humans and computers seem more...

Is this the future of online learning?

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Rosen, K. (2020) 2020: Lost Year of Schooling or Year One in a New Era of Education? Attention FWD, November 12 I found this an...

10 Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World from Covid-19 for Canadian universities and colleges

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2020: Resilience and adaptability “Canada responded amazingly well to the challenge of adapting to an existential threat to its post-secondary education system. The system...

Another survey of student responses to emergency remote learning

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Wise, A. F. & Bergner, Y. (2020) College in the Time of Corona: Spring 2020 Student Survey New York, NY: NYU-LEARN. This is another 'quick-and-dirty' survey...