Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The ‘not normal’ return to normal in September

I have to admit that I'm getting somewhat freaked out by what I hear is happening in September as universities and colleges return to...

Five core trends in teaching and learning post-Covid 19

If you have 15 minutes to spare, take a look at a (virtual) presentation I made to the University of Kent in the UK...

Alternative delivery methods for distance education: a history

For those of you interested in the history of distance education, there are lessons to be learned about different ways to deliver distance education....

Research chair in polytechnic learning and teaching

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is seeking a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Polytechnic Learning and Teaching: see https://careers.bcit.ca/postings/4339 The position details...

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...

Special Pandemic Issue of the Journal ‘Online Learning’ Part 3: How some instructors changed...

Rutherford, T., Karamarkovich, S.M., Xu, D., Tate, T.P., Sato, B., Baker, R.B., & Warschauer, M.(2021). Profiles of instructor responses to emergency distance learning. Online...

Quality and equity in digital learning: a policy brief from the Commonwealth of Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (2021) Quality and equity in digital learning: a policy brief Burnaby BC: Commonwealth of Learning About the policy brief The Commonwealth of Learning...

Special Pandemic Issue of the Journal ‘Online Learning’ Part 2: A Pandemic of Busywork

Motz, B.A., Quick, J.D., Wernert, J.A., & Miles, T.A. (2021). A pandemic of busywork: Increased online coursework following the transition to remote instruction is...

Special Issue of Online Learning Journal on the COVID-19 Emergency Transition to Remote Learning:...

The Online Learning journal Still catching up on important publications. This one came out in March 2021. The Online Learning Consortium has been publishing a...

UBC’s pivot to emergency remote teaching and learning: a research report

Bartolic, S. and Guppy, N. (2021) UBC’s Pivot to Emergency Remote Teaching and Learning: Perspectives on the Transition at the Vancouver Campus Vancouver BC:...

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.