Friday, May 7, 2021

A self-paced online course for school (k-12) teachers about teaching online

Who created the course? BlendEd is a teacher-organised program that offers free professional development and resources for teachers to support blended learning pedagogy. Based in...

Teaching during a pandemic: a longitudinal study

Johnson, N., Seaman, J. and Veletsianos, G. (2021) Teaching during a pandemic: Spring Transition, Fall Continuation, Winter Evaluation Bay View Analytics: Oakland CA, March...

Study of British students’ digital experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic

JISC (2021) Student digital experience insights survey 2020/21: Findings from UK higher education and further education (pulse 1: October-December 2020), 8 March 2021 This is...

Teaching large lecture classes online in the fall?

Getting ready for the fall In many countries, including Canada, it is expected that most people will be vaccinated by September. Thus many students are...

Bridging the Digital Divide: 3: The Fundamentals of Inequality

Goldrick-Rab. S. et al. (2020) #RealCollege During the Pandemic The Hope Centre for College, Community and Justice Philadelphia: Temple University, June, pp. 22 This is the third post...

Bridging the Digital Dive: 2: Technology inequities and solutions

McKenzie, L. (2021) Bridging the Digital Divide: Lessons from Covid-19 Washington DC: Inside Higher Education, February 2, 27 pp This is the second post in...

Bridging the digital divide in higher education: 1: from a business perspective

Goldrick-Rab. S. et al. (2020) #RealCollege During the Pandemic The Hope Centre for College, Community and Justice Philadelphia: Temple University, June, pp. 22 Wasik, E....

Resources to support special education students studying online

Continuing my theme of inequity arising from the switch from in-person to emergency remote learning, one group of children/students particularly affected are those with...

Stunning research on inequities of access to online learning in the USA

Figure 1. Percentage of children (ages 0–18 years) learning online whose parents reported that they had inadequate access to the Internet or a computer...

A directory of 2,000+ open textbooks

BCcampus has just announced that it has added its own collection of open textbooks to the Pressbooks Directory. This directory provides an index of thousands...

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.