November 2014

The Persistence of (Distance) Learning - Guest post bt Steve Wheeler

November 28, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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EDEN is a comprehensive and multidimensional organization representing all actors in open, distance and digital learning. As such it combines institutional membership with a network of individual members. This Network of Academics and Professionals - NAP - is the largest European association of experts in our field and one of the most important ones worldwide. Amongst their numerous initiatives, the NAP has been successfully conducting in the past months the #EDENChat, in which relevant topics... Read full post

EDENRW8 By Tony Bates - Lessons Learned and the Challenges Ahead

November 18, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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In his final, fourth guest blog post, the EDENRW8 rapporteur Tony Bates gives us a synthesis of the event's main discussion trends and conclusions. As he states in the latest post in his own personal blog, one of the most important roles for the largest global organizations in the field, such as EDEN, is to disseminate research in online learning. We do agree with him and intend to carry on EDEN's legacy of supporting the promotion, dissemination and recognition of quality research in... Read full post

EDENRW8 By Tony Bates - Continuing to map research in online learning

November 14, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

Today I publish the third of a series of four guest posts by Tony Bates reporting on the EDENRW8 held in Oxford in 26th-28th October. In today's post, he concludes his detailed analysis of the very high quality research papers presented.

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A Report on the State of Art of European Research into Open and Distance Learning - Part III - by Tony Bates

THE RESEARCH PAPERS (SECTION B)

As I've referred in my previous blog post, my reports on the EDENRW8... Read full post

EDENRW8 By Tony Bates - Disseminating the best research in online learning

November 12, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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Following up on the previous guest post, Tony Bates continues to share with us today his expert perspective on the main discussion trends and conclusions of the EDENRW8 held in Oxford in 26th-28th October. In this second post, he starts his analysis of the research papers presented.

I take this opportunity to reiterate my congratulations to all the authors for the high quality of their work and in particular to the joint winners of the EDEN Best Research Paper Award. The BRPA is a valuable... Read full post

EDENRW8 by Tony Bates - Inspiring keynotes in an innovative format

November 10, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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As announced in my latest post, I've invited EDENRW8 rapporteur Tony Bates, who is an EDEN Senior Fellow and also a very dear friend, to share with us his expert perspective on the main discussion trends and conclusions of such a remarkable event. As a result he wrote a collection of four excellent blog posts, which I'll publish over the course of this week.

In each post Tony gives an insight on a particular aspect of the EDENRW8. In the first one I'm publishing today, he... Read full post