Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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A vision for the future: Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy:...

Identifying the problem with higher education in the 21st was the easy part (Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 1)....

Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 1

Is e-learning failing in higher education? In previous blogs, I have discussed whether e-learning is failing in higher education. To answer the question, I have...

Redesign of the web site

You will notice some design changes in the web site (many thanks to my Word Press expert, Robert Ouimet, of Bigsnit Media, for the...

Back to work

Flying through the Rockie Mountains at 10,500 feet near the Yellowhead Pass After a three week break, during which I flew my small plane across...

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...

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...

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...

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.