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Blaschke, L.M., & Hase, S. (in press, 2015). Heutagogy, technology, and lifelong learning. In A. Dailey-Hebert, Reframing higher education: The transformation of people, processes, and perspectives in the new academy. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Verlag.

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Using Social Media and Heutagogy to Develop Lifelong Learning Skills ( Keynote Speaker at Annual Research in Distance Education, London, England (November 2013). Video:

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