Friday, October 22, 2021

Online learning, videoconferencing and energy consumption

Azimzadehirani, M. (2021) Is effective online learning bad for the environment? University Affairs, August 23 This interesting article is as much about whether or not...

Some psychological benefits of remote learning in k-12 sector

Abramson, A. (2021) Capturing the benefits of remote learning American Psychological Association, Vol. 52, No.6 There have been many criticisms of the move to remote...

Research showing that virtual learning is less effective than classroom teaching – right?

Cellini, R. S. (2021) How does virtual learning impact students in higher education? Brown Center Chalkboard, Brookings, August 13 Summary of results This blog post is...

Virtualized or online learning? An explanation – and rationale – from Ryerson University

The Chang School (2021) What's the difference between Online and Virtualized Learning? Toronto: Ryerson University, May 28. In an earlier post, The ‘not normal’ return...

Research reports on online students in the USA

Magda, A. J., Capranos, D., & Aslanian, C. B., (2020) Online college students 2020: Comprehensive data on demands and preferences Louisville, KY: Wiley Education...

Let students see their course data: a learning analytics project from the University of...

Love, J., DeMonner, S., and Teasley, S. (2021) Show Students Their Data: Using Dashboards to Support Self-Regulated Learning Educause Review, July 20 Learning analytics (LA)...

The ‘not normal’ return to normal in September

I have to admit that I'm getting somewhat freaked out by what I hear is happening in September as universities and colleges return to...

A bit more on the history of distance education

Too often, we are isolated by language from the relevant work of other people in online and distance education. I am pleased therefore to...

Special Pandemic Issue of the Journal ‘Online Learning’ Part 3: How some instructors changed...

Rutherford, T., Karamarkovich, S.M., Xu, D., Tate, T.P., Sato, B., Baker, R.B., & Warschauer, M.(2021). Profiles of instructor responses to emergency distance learning. Online...

Quality and equity in digital learning: a policy brief from the Commonwealth of Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (2021) Quality and equity in digital learning: a policy brief Burnaby BC: Commonwealth of Learning About the policy brief The Commonwealth of Learning...

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.