Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Online learning for beginners: 10. Ready to go

This is the last in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those faculty and instructors in higher education new to online teaching or thinking of...

Online learning for beginners: 6. How do I start?

  This is the sixth in a series of a dozen blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing it....

Online learning for beginners: 1. What is online learning?

Getting started in online learning? Every day, someone new either thinks about doing an online course, or is pressured into doing one. You may have...

Getting faculty and instructors into online learning

I mentioned in an earlier post that we don't always do a very good job in helping people new to the field of online learning...

Australia moves backwards from online apprenticeship training

Raggatt, M. (2015) Government slammed for dumping Energise Oz electrician apprenticeship program Brisbane Times, October 10 Those of you with Netflix may have been watching the...

Deciding on modes of delivery

This is the first of a series of five posts that look at the following: deciding whether a whole course or program should be offered wholly...

‘The Economist’ on online learning

Insight (2014) The democratisation of learning The Economist, September 26 This is a well-balanced and well-researched article on online learning in post-secondary education, even if...

Instructional design, the academy and industry: a ‘blended’ event

What: The Academy and Industry: Exploring Instructional Design Roles In a professional discipline, sometimes there can be uneasy tensions between those in the Academy (i.e. professors...

“Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”: a retrospective of my work

Brindley. J. and Paul, R. (2013) Understanding the building blocks of online learning: Through the writings and research of pre-eminent online learning expert, Dr. Tony...

Movers and shakers in corporate e-learning

Bob Little Press and PR (2013) The Fourth Annual Top Ten e-Learning Movers and Shakers, Training Press Releases, January 2 We in post-secondary education could...

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.