Thursday, May 23, 2019

EDEN 2016: Re-imagining Learning Environments

The EDEN conference I have just attended the annual conference of the European Distance and E-Learning Network in Budapest, Hungary. EDEN is one of my favourite conferences...

A full day of experiential learning in action

On Wednesday, February 17, the Chang School of Continuing Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, put on an impressive one day conference, called ChangSchoolTalks, focused on...

CAUCE-CNIE conference, 2016: Education 3.0

What: TARGET: EDUCATION 3.0, Possibilities at The Nexus of Pedagogy, Technology and Access Creative pedagogy coupled with openly shared digital resources are inspiring educators to explore...

EDEN conference 2016

What: 'Re-Imagining Learning Environments'. We are set a challenge to really understand our learning environments. To create and invent responses that are possibly not even...

A Happy Online Learning New Year for 2016

I wish all the readers of this blog a wonderful New Year. May your online courses be innovative, fun and highly effective in developing...

That was the year that was: what I did in 2015

No, I didn't die and get a Viking funeral at sea from my grandchildren, as did Billy Connelly in the wonderfully funny movie "What...

Innovation in online teaching in a Mexican university

The University of Guadalajara I spent last week in and around Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco in Mexico. The Universidad de Guadalajara, whose origins go...

Another perspective on the personalisation of learning online

I gave a keynote presentation last week at a large educational conference in the Netherlands, ‘Dé Onderwijsdagen’ (Education Days). I was asked to talk about the...

How to get started in blended learning: an interview with Tony Bates

Following my keynote at the ‘Dé Onderwijsdagen’ conference in the Netherlands this week (a blog post about my presentation and a video recording of the...

Contact North to host the next ICDE conference in Toronto in 2017

The International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) announced at the close of this year's conference in Sun City, South Africa, that its next conference...

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.