Monday, May 23, 2022

How many students take online and distance courses from outside their own jurisdiction?

NC-SARA (2021) NC-SARA Institution Survey: Perspectives on the Pandemic Boulder CO: NC-SARA This report gives some interesting information about the actual number of students and...

Defining quality and online learning

The issue Institutions are struggling to define online or digital learning for their students. In particular, students need to know whether a course requires attendance...

A review of Stephen Downes’ latest contribution to the theory of connectivism

Downes, S. (2022) Connectivism, Half an Hour, 9 February In an earlier post I gave an overview of Stephen Downes' latest update of his theory of connectivism....

Book review: Teaching in the Post Covid-19 Era

Fayed, I. and Cummings, J. (2021) Teaching in the Post Covid 19 Era Springer: Cham, Switzerland, 764 pp This is a longish post - you...

Stephen Downes latest contribution to the theory of connectivism: an overview

Downes, S. (2022) Connectivism, Half an Hour, 9 February Stephen Downes has just published an article in his blog that: presents an overview of connectivism, offering...

Two surveys on academic integrity in online learning during the pandemic

Colby, E. (2022) Concern about Academic Integrity in Online Courses Decreased Among College Instructors After Experience with Remote Instruction Higher Ed Dive 26 January Wiley (2020)...

Investigating Indigenous learners’ experience of online learning

Davey, R.C.E. (2019) "It will never be my first choice to do an online course": Examining Experiences of Indigenous Learners Online in Canadian Post-Secondary...

Groundhog day in online learning? What’s different this time

The pandemic grinds on I've entered 2022 with a sense of déjà vu. After nearly two years of Covid, it's like going back to the...

Successful competency-based learning in a California school system

West, C. (2021) How to do online learning well? A California district has some answers The Hechinger Report, December 19 In my search for relevant...

Revising ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’: the Impact of Covid-19

Working on the third edition I am in the process of editing the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age, my open, online textbook...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.