Friday, May 27, 2022

Discussing classroom-type online learning

I am slowly working on the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. I have added a section to the first chapter on...

What I did in online learning in 2021

This is my (self-imposed) 'accountability' report for 2021, mainly for personal reasons, but it will also give readers of this blog a chance to...

Staying Online: a new book by Robert Ubell

Ubell, R. (2022) Staying Online: How to Navigate Digital Higher Education New York/London: Routledge, 180 pp This book was published on September 7, 2021, and...

Working on a third edition of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age.’

I've now decided to start on a third edition of 'Teaching in a Digital Age.' I began work on the first edition in 2014...

A bit more on the history of distance education

Too often, we are isolated by language from the relevant work of other people in online and distance education. I am pleased therefore to...

A directory of 2,000+ open textbooks

BCcampus has just announced that it has added its own collection of open textbooks to the Pressbooks Directory. This directory provides an index of thousands...

Could Online Teaching Change Higher Ed for the Better? An interview for Top Hat

I was interviewed recently for Top Hat's blog. Top Hat is a commercial publisher of online and digital educational resources based in Toronto. It...

Can artificial intelligence transform higher education? What does research say?

The answer Not yet. The research Springer Open has just published the editorial of the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education's special issue on artificial...

デジタル時代の教育: Japanese version of Teaching in a Digital Age now available

With many thanks to Doug Strable (a graduate of Royal Roads University's Master of Arts in Learning and Technology now working in Japan), Professor...

Results for 2019 survey of online learning in Canadian post-secondary institutions now available

  Canadian Digital Learning Research Association (2019) National Survey of Online and Digital Learning 2019 National Report Halifax NS: Canadian Digital Learning Research Association CDLRA has...

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.