Monday, October 3, 2022

Bridging the digital divide in online learning

Salman, J. (2022) How one city closed the digital divide for nearly all its students The Hechinger Report, April 14 This report shows what can...

Getting into the online learning industry

Lynch, M. (2022) Do You Have the Skills to Succeed in the Online Learning Industry? The Tech Edvocate, April 11 Three years ago, I wrote a blog post...

Conference on cognitive science and education at McMaster University

What The two-day event brings together educators, cognitive scientists and policymakers to explore how cognitive science can be applied to educational policy and instructional design....

The role of open universities post-Covid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OGoH1q4Kms Anadolu University Anadolu University in Turkey is nominated by the Turkish Higher Degree Act of 1981 as the national provider of distance education.  Enrollment in...

Defining quality and online learning

The issue Institutions are struggling to define online or digital learning for their students. In particular, students need to know whether a course requires attendance...

Has online learning gone backwards because of the pandemic?

Back to the classroom model I was recently struck by a comment my former colleague Diana Laurillard made in a podcast for Mark Nichols' excellent...

Two surveys on academic integrity in online learning during the pandemic

Colby, E. (2022) Concern about Academic Integrity in Online Courses Decreased Among College Instructors After Experience with Remote Instruction Higher Ed Dive 26 January Wiley (2020)...

Investigating Indigenous learners’ experience of online learning

Davey, R.C.E. (2019) "It will never be my first choice to do an online course": Examining Experiences of Indigenous Learners Online in Canadian Post-Secondary...

Groundhog day in online learning? What’s different this time

The pandemic grinds on I've entered 2022 with a sense of déjà vu. After nearly two years of Covid, it's like going back to the...

Successful competency-based learning in a California school system

West, C. (2021) How to do online learning well? A California district has some answers The Hechinger Report, December 19 In my search for relevant...

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.