Thursday, November 14, 2019

A brighter future for Athabasca University?

Coates, K. (2017) Independent Third-Party Review of Athabasca University Saskatoon, SK This report, 45 pages in length plus extensive appendices, was jointly commissioned by the...

Latest data on USA distance education enrolments

Digital Learning Compass (2017) Distance Education Enrolment Report 2017 Wellesley MA A new partnership for the analysis of distance education data in the USA First, a little...

What counts when you cost online learning?

Poulin, R. and Straut, T. (2017) Distance Education Price and Cost Report Boulder CO: WCET This highly controversial report has generated considerable discussion in WCET's...

A report on university distance education in Québec

Conseil supérieur de l'éducation (2015) La formation à distance dans les universités québécoises: un potential à optimiser Québec: Gouvernement du Québec This report is now...

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Athabasca University?

Climenhaga, D. (2017) Athabasca U’s future seems brighter as Saskatchewan prof named to conduct sustainability review Albertapolitics.ca, January 19 Climenhaga, D. (2016) Alberta Government names five new...

Maintenant publié: Les 10 fondamentaux de l’enseignement en ligne pour le personnel enseignant et...

Contact Nord est venu de paraître l'édition française de 'The 10 Fundamentals of Teaching Online for Faculty and Instructors.' Ces guides visent à examiner quelques...

A survey of distance education in Brazil

ABED (2016) 2015 Brazilian Census for Distance Learning: Analytical Report on Distance Learning in Brazil São Paulo, Brazil: Associação Brasileira de Educação a Distância (ABED) “In God we...

Who are the founding fathers of distance education?

Steve Wheeler interviewed three old guys, Michael Moore, Sir John Daniel and myself, at the EDEN conference in Budapest this summer, and has posted...

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....

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.