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Michael Barbour recently put out the call for submissions for a themed issue for the Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning – to be published in April 2013 on the theme: Primary and Secondary Distance Education: Expanding the knowledge … Continue reading

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The future of Distance Education?

education (Photo credit: Sean MacEntee) This was the Executive panel session for DEANZ 2012, and it was kicked off with the suggestion that the Distance should be taken out of education and it should just be called education. However, there … Continue reading

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The eLearning Planning Framework in action

Karen Melhuish kicked off the session by introducing some discussion and thinking about eLearning and what the various terminology might mean. “eLearning is learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs”, and eMaturity … Continue reading

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Blending learning for human service education

Iconic image for social science. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Neil Ballantyne opened by giving an overview of blended learning, emphasising that it is not a lesser model than purely face-to-face. He then moved on to look at Social science knowledge (declarative knowledge … Continue reading

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Changing culture of learning: Mobility, Informality, and connectivity

To teach is to learn This is the second live blog post I’m making from DEANZ 2012. Kwok-Wing Lai is a professor of education at the University of Otago, and I remember reading one of his books when I first … Continue reading

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Learners’ Participation, Retention and Success in e-learning: Some findings

Rachel RobertsĀ shared the following post in another community, and I felt it was too valuable a resource not to pass on…and thanks, Rachel šŸ™‚ “By way ofĀ Michael;Ā DEANZĀ – this elearning report out onĀ Education Counts.Ā Though this is tertiary research there is much … Continue reading

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