Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Barriers to change: two perspectives

Miller, B. (2010) The Course of Innovation: Using Technology to Transform Higher Education Washington DC: EducationSector Batson, T. (2010) Innovation in Higher Education: It’s Not...

More on epistemology, course design and e-learning

I was recently asked three excellent questions by Elizabeth O'Neill, of EducationDynamics. How does e-learning lend itself to specific epistemologies or pedagogies (e.g. social constructivism...

Mr Bates goes to Ottawa: or increasing access to post-secondary education

The context OK, I'm not James Stewart, and it wasn't Washington, and this posting's a little late, due to other things, but this is a...

Evolution or revolution?

Another report from the B.C. Educational Technology Users Workshop in Victoria, June 5-6. My keynote on strategic thinking about e-learning argued strongly for a 'revolutionary'...

Simulations in paramedical training

The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) offers a range of applied and academic programs that span the spectrum of safety - from prevention...

Hold the (Word) Press!

Well, actually it's been on hold for 10 days. The last 10 days have been incredibly busy for a poor old pensioner. I spent two...

The future of instructional design – or my heart belongs to ADDIE

On Sunday, I attended a very interesting meeting of about 50 instructional designers (what is a good collective noun for instructional designers?) from across...

What should the Canadian government do to increase access to post-secondary education?

This is really a posting for Canadian readers, but we're not too proud to take suggestions from anywhere! I have the honour of being invited...

Following the e-Learning Africa conference on Twitter

You can follow the e-Learning Africa 2010 conference on Twitter, at http://twitter.com/eLAzm During the conference the organizers will tweet the latest updates on ...

The link between e-learning and economic development: the case of New Brunswick

This has been a busy week for me, which accounts for the low number of postings. Earlier in the week, I was conducting a...

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.