Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Rethinking my review of the Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education

First impressions Last week, I published a 'quick and dirty' review of the recently published Handbook of Open, Distance, and Digital Education, edited by Olaf...
Book cover of Handbook of ODDE

Book review: Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education – a First Impression

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Hard copy: US$59.99 + tax, pdf download: free Why this...
Painting of a cat

WCET is taking a deep dive into AI and its impact on higher education:...

Davis, V. (2023) Is AI the New Homework Machine? Understanding AI and Its Impact on Higher Education WCET Frontiers January 5 This is an excellent introduction both...

Access to digital learning in Canada’s Northwest Territories

Soanes-White, T. (2022) Defining and exploring broadband connections and education solutions in Canada's North Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, Volume 48, No. 4 Note:...

Playing with ChatGPT: now I’m scared (a little)

Over the holiday season, lots of people play games such as Scrabble, cards or crossword puzzles. I decided to play with ChatGPT by testing it...

Well, that was 2022!

It's that time of the year to look back and consider the good and the bad of 2022, but first a couple of provisos. This...

Spanish version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age: Third Edition’ now available/Ya está disponible...

Click en la imagen para acceder al libro/Click on image to access book/ Español Me complace anunciar que la versión en español de la tercera edición...

Exams and online courses: why proctoring is the wrong issue

Many instructors struggle with assessment of any kind, but particularly with online assessment if they have never taught online before. What they try to...

What’s in a name? Definitions of digital learning

Apologies for my absence I've not been at all active with my blogging this summer - been too busy playing golf and have just returned...

Heading for the gunfight at the AU Corral

Climenhaga, D. (2022) Minister’s demand substantially unchanged on move of Athabasca University executives, many staff, to town 145 kilometres north of Edmonton, Albertapolitics.ca, August...

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.