Monday, October 3, 2022

Discussing the strengths and weaknesses of synchronous or asynchronous teaching

The context I am continuing the process of updating the third version of my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age, to take account of...

Book review: Teaching in the Post Covid-19 Era

Fayed, I. and Cummings, J. (2021) Teaching in the Post Covid 19 Era Springer: Cham, Switzerland, 764 pp This is a longish post - you...

More on lecture-based online learning for Teaching in a Digital Age

Wow, thanks to several readers for some great and speedy feedback on Discussing classroom-type online learning, a revision for the third edition of Teaching...

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...

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.