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Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research - CIDER

Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research - CIDER

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The Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research (CIDER) is a research initiative of the International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL) and Centre for Distance Education (CDE), Canada's largest graduate and professional distance education programming provider, at Athabasca University, Canada's Open University.

CIDER sponsors a variety of professional development activities designed to increase the quantity and quality of distance education research. CIDER's professional development scope is broad, ranging from learning and teaching application, issues of finance and access, the strategic use of technology in distance education settings, and other factors that influence distance education in Canada.

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CIDER receives support from Athabasca University and UNESCO.


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To help meet a growing demand for skilled technology workers, edX, the online education platform backed by Harvard and MIT, announced this week it has expanded its graduate course offerings to include nine new programs. edscoop
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Higher education has, in some ways, woken up to the realities of demographic and technological change. Institutions can’t keep preparing the same students for the same jobs in the same way they always have. The savviest colleges and universities are adapting to better serve adult and lower-income students, and the ones that aren’t are losing […]
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In a new partnership with Wiley Education Services, the University of Bath will launch its first fully online master’s degree programmes as part of an initiative to broaden its international reach. The first programmes, set to launch in 2019, will be the MSc Applied Economics (Banking & Finance), the MSc Computer Science, and the MSc Entrepreneurship Management and […]
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This study represents an adaptive learning partnership among The University of Central Florida, Colorado Technical University, and the platform provider Realizeit.  A thirteen-variable learning domain for students forms the basis of a component invariance study. The results show that four dimensions: knowledge acquisition, engagement activities, communication and growth remain constant in nursing and mathematics courses […]
October 20, 2018 - 4:50pm

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