Saturday, October 31, 2020

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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...

More on the Chronicle’s virtual world article

I know that if you write a blog, you will get criticism, and it's been a good week for that, what with the Tapscott...

A critique of Tapscott and William’s views on university reform

Tapscott, D. and Williams, A. (2010) Innovating the 21st century university: It's Time Educause Review, Vol. 45, No. 1 First of all, thanks to both...

How well has your institution integrated technology?

I'm currently writing a book with Albert Sangra of the Open University of Catalonia on the integration of technology within post-secondary institutions.The book is...

A personal view of e-learning at the University of British Columbia

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (home of OLT) It's now seven years since I resigned as Director of Distance Education and Technology at UBC,...

Great expectations for e-learning in 2010

In the Globe and Mail on December 19, Leah McLaren wrote: 'We are living in an Era of Perpetual Advice - and almost none of...

Six priorities for Canadian e-learning in 2010

Summary of my priorities 1. A requirement for all newly appointed full-time instructors in public Canadian post-secondary educational institutions to have a formal certification in...

The state of e-learning 2009

It's that time of year again. Here's a personal look back at e-learning in 2009 (I will do another blog on priorities for Canadian...

1000 postings

Tony blogging This is the 1,000th posting on this web site since it opened on July 1, 2008, or roughly two posts a day, so...

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.