Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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Outcome of the fight at the Athabasca corrall

For those of you waiting with bated breath for the outcome of the fight between the Alberta government and Athabasca University about relocating most...

Celebrating World Access to Higher Education Day: a long way to go

Yesterday was World Access to Higher Education Day. (I wanted to do this post yesterday, but couldn't, for personal reasons.) World Access to Higher...

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...

Contact North widens access to third edition of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’

Contact North is now also hosting the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age: https://teachinginadigitalage.ca/ It is also available from BCcampus at: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev3m/ At the...

Who wants to update the French version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’?/Qui veut...

  Français Je suis très reconnaissant à Contact Nord d'avoir trouvé des fonds pour la traduction française de la première édition de Teaching in a Digital...

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...

The Alberta government fires the ‘non-compliant’ members of Athabasca University’s Board

Rub a dub dub, Three fools in a tub, And who do you think they be? The butcher, the baker, The candlestick maker. Turn them out, knaves all three. The...

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...

‘Master’ version of Teaching in a Digital Age (3rd edition) now published

Just to confuse you, I have now published the 'master' version of the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age at: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev3m/. This...

Third edition of Teaching at a Distance is now published

The third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available from here: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev3m/ I have exported in several formats and made it public....

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.