Monday, November 19, 2018

Important developments in indigenous online learning

Royal Roads University (2018) First Nations Technology Council and Royal Roads University celebrate partnership in education, innovation Victoria BC: Royal Roads University, press release, 23...

E-portfolios from Dublin City University to enhance student employability

Dublin City University (2017) DCU launches new online learning portfolio to enhance student employability 24 May I have been neglecting my blog because I have...

Welcome back and what you may have missed in online learning over the summer

I hope you all had a great summer break and have come back fully charged for another always challenging year in teaching. I thought...

Update on British Columbia’s open textbook project

BCcampus has just announced that as of October 30, 2015, it has now made available 23 new 'Common Core' open textbooks for the Province of B.C.’s...

Commercial e-learning platform launched in Nigeria

Wakoba, S. (2014) Tutor.ng, an online tutoring platform with a marketplace for teachers launches to disrupt online learning in Africa, TechMoran, January 27 I have...

MOOCs, specializations, and continuing education

Academic Partnerships (2014) Academic Partnerships Launches New Online Global Specializations Credential Dallas, January 21 Gannes, L. (2104) Coursera Offers the Equivalent of a MOOC Major: Specialization Certificates...

New York State to offer undergraduate online degrees

WNYF (2014) 'Open SUNY' offers online programs, Fox News, January 18 The State University of New York has just launched a program called 'Open SUNY',...

Ontario at last establishes “Ontario Online”

  Bradshaw, J. (2104) Ontario to launch $42million central hub for online postsecondary classes, Globe and Mail, January 14 After more than two years discussion and...

Pakistani Punjab creates open content platform

Business Standard (2014) Pakistani Punjab to launch e-learning platform, Lahore, Pakistan, January 5 The provincial government of the Punjab, Pakistan, though its Punjab Information Technology...

The cost of being a student in Canada – and where to find online...

vouchercloud is a Canadian discount coupon website and they have a selection of student specific coupons. They have produced the above infographic focusing on the cost of being a student in...

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.