066 Dr Dianne Conrad

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066 Dr Dianne Conrad
Leaders & Legends of Online Learning
066 Dr Dianne Conrad
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Dr Dianne Conrad is a retired but active scholar and teacher in online education following a long post-secondary career at Canadian universities. Dianne’s multiple publications […]

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