Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Recording of webinar on choosing media in online (and other) learning

Last Tuesday I gave the third of six Contact North webinars based on my book, 'Teaching in a Digital Age.' These webinars are somewhat...

What should we be doing about online learning when social distancing ends?

Transitioning from panic to control Planning is a bit of a luxury in a crisis. You do triage until you can get back to normal....

Advice to those about to teach online because of the corona-virus

  En español: Consejos para quienes están a punto de enseñar en línea debido al Coronavirus With the reports of more and more institutions closing campuses...

Online learning responsible for 10% of the UK economy – it is claimed

Glover, B. et al. (2020) The Learning Curve: How the UK is Harnessing the Potential of Online Learning London UK: Demos UK What is 'Demos...

Accessing translations of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’

One unwelcome side-effect of doing a second edition is that the translations into the seven other different language versions (Chinese, Farsi, French, Portuguese, Spanish,...

Canadian post-secondary enrolments: the role of online learning

Statistics Canada has published its latest report on student enrolments for the academic year 2017-2018. This coincides with the data from the latest report...

From access to digitalisation: the changing role of online learning

  I was away last week in Denmark, helping with the development of a new business degree at Aalborg University. I was there to do...

‘Rationalization’ of online learning support agencies in the Ontario post-secondary system?

Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (2020) Government’s Role in Digital Learning: Review and Recommendations for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities Toronto...

Is there an international market for Canadian online learning?

  There are very few online international students in Canada (or even out of province) In the most recent national survey of Canadian post-secondary institutions (Johnson,...

Online learning in 2020: perfect vision in the Year of the Rat

No, no firm predictions from me for 2020 other than more of the same from 2019, plus something unexpected. However, I will suggest three...

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.