Thursday, September 24, 2020

Online learning and Covid-19: Internet coverage in Canada

Policy Many commentators have raised the question of inequity due to lack of Internet coverage. So what actually is the coverage like in Canada? According to...

Emergency online learning and inequity: developed countries

I have come across a number of articles (see for instance Brown and Salmi, 2020), and received several e-mails, pointing out that a sudden...

An online app for indigenous language users: Lakota

Press Pool (2019) Breakthrough app to allow for online learning of Lakota Indian Country Today November 21 I was intrigued by this announcement, for a...

Why are there few online programs in Canada’s Far North?

What is north in Canada? In a country as vast as Canada, 'north' is always relative. Sudbury (46º N) is considered to be in Northern...

First Nations art and dance, a new campus, and moving to sustainable open education:...

I apologise for the lack of blog posts these last couple of months. I have been busy analysing and writing up data on course...

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...

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.