This special issue of IRRDOL focuses on the exciting convergence of interests between open and distance learning (ODL) and the recognition of prior learning (RPL). The guest editor of this special issue is Dr. Dianne Conrad who is the director, Centre for Learning Accreditation at Athabasca University. Dianne has used her contacts in this community to solicit the quality research articles and field notes that help us all understand more deeply this important and timely topic.
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|The landscape of prior learning assessment: A sampling from a diverse field
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This will be a very special event. Arshad Ahmad is a fantastic educator!
You are invited to attend:
Beyond The Rhetoric: A Call To Connect With Wider Audiences
Dr. Arshad Ahmad,
President of the Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M National Teaching Fellow (1992) Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, February 3rd
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
This event is being hosted by the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness. Please see the attached poster for further details.
The Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute – TEKRI.athabascau.ca – at Athabasca University is pleased to invite educators and researchers to two upcoming conferences:
1. 1st International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2011.
This conference will be held in beautiful Banff, Alberta, Feb. 27-March 1 2011 – bring your skis! This conference explores new theoretical and technical developments associated with the analysis of learner behaviours during online learning activities.
Further details: https://tekri.athabascau.ca/analytics/
2. TEKRI presents its 2nd annual Doctoral Seminar, with this year’s theme being social networking in education. The seminar takes place in Edmonton, AB from June 20-24 2011. This week-long seminar exposes faculty and doctoral students to world experts in the chosen theme and provides each participant an opportunity to present and receive feedback on their own research projects and work.
Further details: https://tekri.athabascau.ca/dr_seminar/