Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tony's Blog

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...

Bates and Downes on new knowledge: Round 3

I very much appreciate Stephen Downes' response to my posting, and I encourage you to read not only his posting, but several other comments...

Why ICTs are mission-critical for post-secondary institutions

This is the second of three blogs that examine some basic assumptions about technology and education, based on a review of three books: 'THE...

Does technology change the nature of knowledge?

Purpose of this blog This is the first of three blogs that examine some basic assumptions about technology and education, based on a review of...

Review of: Sangra, A. (2008) The Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in the...

Review of: Sangra, A. (2008) The Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in the University: Models, Problems and Challenges (La Integració de les TICs...

Review of: Gilbert, J. (2005) Catching the Knowledge Wave: the Knowledge Society and the...

Review of: Gilbert, J. (2005) Catching the Knowledge Wave: the Knowledge Society and the Future of Education Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Council for Educational...

Review of: Katz, R. et al. (2008) The Tower and the Cloud

Review of: Katz, R. et al. (2008) The Tower and the Cloud: Higher Education in the Age of Cloud Computing Boulder CO: EDUCAUSE, available...

The state of e-learning, 2008

Well, it's the end of the year, and so why not a personal retrospective of the worldwide state of e-learning at the end of...

European International Ph.D.s

I had the privilege this week of being an examiner for a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain....

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.