Friday, September 18, 2020

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My thoughts on managing technology in universities

One of my favourite web sites is Keith Hampson's Higher Education Management Group. It was therefore an honour for me to be invited to be...

What do senior administrators need to know to make good technology decisions?

In the 11 case studies that Albert Sangra and I examined for our book on the integration of technology in universities and colleges, one...

Educational affordances of the iPad

For a very quick and preliminary review of possible educational uses or affordances of the Apple iPad, see Elliott Masie's 10 minute video at:...

What do instructors need to know about teaching with technology?

I believe that we will see no real innovation, no fundamental change, in post-secondary education, at least from within, unless all instructors have basic...

Online learning in Ontario

I've had several people contact me to ask what is the Ontario Online Institute? It was announced by the Ontario Provincial Government in the...

Can you move classroom courses online quickly and cheaply?

In a previous post, Will lecture capture replace asynchronous distance learning, I wrote: I come from a background where distance education courses are specifically...

How useful is strategic planning for e-learning?

I've just completed the first draft of a chapter for a book on integrating technology in post-secondary educational institutions that I am writing with...

An African perspective on the Tapscott and Williams article on University Reform

My review of the Tapscott and Williams article prompted this response from Ms Mandi Maodzwa-Taruvinga who is teaching in the School of Education, the...

Should lifelong learning be state subsidized?

I have argued frequently that universities had yet to grasp how online lifelong learning could be a new line in business and potentially an...

Can web 2.0 tools be legally used for education in Canada?

I raise this as a result of an interesting question from Ron Richard,of Meritus University, Canada. Ron asked Tony Vincent, who runs the excellent...

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.