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Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research - CIDER

Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research - CIDER

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OPEN CALL: If you have research that may be of interest to our CIDER audience and would like to join our growing list of CIDER Session presenters, please contact the Sessions host at dwilton@athabascau.ca. Download our full call.


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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Most recent CIDER Session

OPEN CALL: Presenters

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Libraries and librarians have dealt with patron privacy issues since their inception, often serving as educators and advocates. In today’s social media-filled landscape, patron privacy has moved from the safeguarding of traditional library records to the creation, use, and ownership of information maintained in an online world. As the core educators for many aspects of […]
23 hours ago
In this exploratory study the authors ask students enrolled in a credit-bearing undergraduate research methods course to rank and evaluate the troublesome, transformative, and integrative nature of the six frames currently comprising the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The results indicate that students have valid insights into threshold concept-based instruction, but may confuse […]
24 hours ago
The iPaaS model is emerging as a key technology in the move toward next-generation enterprise IT, allowing higher education institutions to better integrate, manage, and maintain services and applications on campus and in the cloud. EDUCAUSE Review
24 hours ago
A recent North Dakota University System report noted two particular facets of distance education in the state. The report, which is available here  supports IPEDS reported data that indicates that North Dakota has a lower-than-average rate of students who are attending college only through online means, yet the state has a higher-than-average rate of students who […]
February 14, 2018 - 6:24pm

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