Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Harvard joins the MITx project

Lavoie, D. (2012) EdX Online Learning Project Announced By Harvard, MIT Huffington Post, May 2 Harvard University has joined the MITx project, now renamed edEX, supported...

The world’s largest supplier of free online learning?

Who do you think is the largest supplier of free online learning? MIT? Stanford? Carnegie Mellon's Open Learn Initiative? iTunesU? The UK's OpenLearn? The...

New online graduate diploma in online learning and teaching from Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University, one of British Columbia's public universities, has just announced a new graduate diploma in online learning and teaching, which with the...

Using interactive video for patient health education

Along with thousands of other people over 65, I''m scheduled for a partial knee replacement this summer. As part of the excellent pre-operational education...

BigMarker: a free, open web conferencing hub

For those interested in non-formal learning, you may want to take a look at BigMarker, a web 'hub' for those wanting to teach or...

NYU partners with University of the People

  Lewin, T. (2011) Partnership to Further Global Quest by N.Y.U. New York Times, June 8 New York University, one of the most selective, elite private universities...

Informal learning with do-it-yourself online courses

OpenStudy is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students studying...

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.