Friday, September 18, 2020

Tony's Blog

Away for three weeks

I will be taking three weeks holiday from my blogging and news gathering about e-learning. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. I...

e-Learning and 21st century skills and competences

The aim of this blog This is one of several blogs that explore the question: is e-learning failing in higher education? (See Is e-learning failing...

Does technology really enhance the quality of teaching and learning?

The aim of this blog This is one of several blogs that explore the question: is e-learning failing in higher education? (See Is e-learning failing...

Has e-learning increased access to learning opportunities?

The aim of this blog This is one of several blogs that explore the question: is e-learning failing in higher education? (See Is e-learning failing...

Expectations and goals for e-learning

The aim of this blog This is the first of several blogs that explore the question: is e-learning failing in higher education? (See an earlier...

Is e-learning failing in higher education?

In an earlier posting, the State of e-Learning, 2008, I suggested that e-learning was failing to meet expectations in higher education. In that posting,...

Review of ‘The State of e-Learning in Canada’: or life in a parallel universe

You may be under the illusion that to reach a parallel universe you have to go on a star trek or do quantum physics....

Are Learning Management Systems obsolete? Some questions

In an earlier blog about Blackboard buying out Angel Learning Systems, I dropped the throwaway comment: 'I suspect that by the time all the legal...

E-learning, faculty training and the value of subscription journals

Marry in haste and repent at leisure, so the old saying goes. It could also be applied to blog posts - post in haste...

Networks, groups and academic knowledge

This is also posted as a comment to: Bates and Downes on new knowledge: Round 3 I don’t think Stephen and I are going to...

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.