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Global Perspectives and Internationalization in Open, Distance and a Digital Learning: a book review

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I. (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Learning Singapore: Springer Part III of this open textbook is on Global Perspectives and Internationalization, and is the second part of the Macro-level perspective. I have already reviewed...
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Who shot the sheriff? Why the President of Athabasca University has gone – and...

Well, the gunfight at the Athabasca University corrall is finally over. It was announced a couple of days ago that the university and the government have finally reached agreement on the location of AU staff. A further 30 staff...
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Contact North establishes resource hub on AI in Higher Education

Contact North | Contact Nord is creating a hub on teachonline.ca that pulls together and highlights key applications of AI in higher education, with a focus on practice and practical applications. At the Hub you will be able to find...
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How new digital tools are impacting academic integrity

Eaton, S.E. (2023) The Academic Integrity Technological Arms Race and its Impact on Learning, Teaching, and Assessment Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, Vol. 48, No.2 We are interrupting the lengthy reviews of the Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital...
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Review of Introduction and Section 1 (History, Theory and Research) of the Handbook on...

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I. (2023) The Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Reviews Normally, I would start by introducing you to the contents, in this case the chapters in Section 1 of the book. However, by the...

Rethinking my review of the Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education

First impressions Last week, I published a 'quick and dirty' review of the recently published Handbook of Open, Distance, and Digital Education, edited by Olaf Zawacki-Richter and Insung Jung, mainly because I wanted to draw attention to this massive work....

My five wishes for online learning in 2023: and why they ain’t going to...

Bates, T. (2023) My five wishes for online learning in 2023, Teachonline.ca January 3. I was asked by Contact North to lay out my five wishes for online learning in 2023. Note these are wishes, not predictions. Indeed, I am not particularly...
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Book review: Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education – a First Impression

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Hard copy: US$59.99 + tax, pdf download: free Why this book? This is another in the series of handbooks on open and distance learning, but including...
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WCET is taking a deep dive into AI and its impact on higher education:...

Davis, V. (2023) Is AI the New Homework Machine? Understanding AI and Its Impact on Higher Education WCET Frontiers January 5 This is an excellent introduction both to artificial intelligence and its likely impact on teaching in higher education, but also to...

Access to digital learning in Canada’s Northwest Territories

Soanes-White, T. (2022) Defining and exploring broadband connections and education solutions in Canada's North Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, Volume 48, No. 4 Note: this article contains some minor corrections to the original article published on January 4, 2023,...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.