Sunday, June 16, 2019
Home Blogs Page 3

Blogs

A review of AI and synchronous online learning in 2018

Although I'm trying to retire, or at least ease up a little, 2018 turned out to be a really busy work year for me....

What does ‘8% of Canadian post-secondary is online’ mean?

Studying at home: and saving the college money I've had one or two comments from people at presentations commenting that our recent finding from the...

Why Canada needs five new digital learning universities

Following the results from the recent national survey of online learning and distance education in Canadian universities and colleges, and also my work for...

New web site now live

You can see that with the help of MARSWorks Ltd and Contact North, my web site now has a new design. The old one...

Update on the 2018 national survey of online learning

The return of questionnaires for the 2018 national survey of online learning and distance education in Canadian universities and colleges is now closed. The...

Welcome back and some news

Welcome back to all those who have been away on vacation and are just returning or have already returned to work. Here's what I...

Update on my web site re-design

Not very interesting, I'm afraid, but I have made some changes to the structure of my web site prior to a new graphics design,...

Notice: website under redesign

This web site is now more than 10 years old, and the design has not changed over this period. In the meantime, there have...

Why is innovation in teaching in HE so difficult? 4. Integrating online and distance...

This is the fourth and final post in this series. The previous three were: 1. The accreditation agencies? 2. Legacy systems 3. Learning management...

Why is innovation in teaching in higher education so difficult? 3. Learning management systems

Reasons for using a Learning Management System I pointed out in my previous post that the LMS is a legacy system that can inhibit innovation...

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.