Wednesday, August 21, 2019

A look at online learning and digital wisdom from Madeira

Madeira Madeira is a Portuguese island in the Atlantic about 200 kilometres west of north-west Africa. I'd never been there before this year, but now it's twice in...

Examining ethical and privacy issues surrounding learning analytics

Drachsler, H. et al. (2016) Is Privacy a Show-stopper for Learning Analytics? A Review of Current Issues and Their Solutions Learning Analytics Review, no. 6,...

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...

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.