Monday, October 21, 2019

Recommendations for a new Ontario Online Institute

  The final recommendations for an Ontario Online Institute are now published. Tucked away on the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities 'In the...

Thin client cloud computing for South African schools

Wyse Technology (2010) Cloud Computing: Computer Labs Used for 2.5 Million Students in 2500 Schools e-Learning Africa 2011 Newsletter, No. 2, December 15 This article...

Preliminary book review: An Introduction to Distance Education

Cleveland-Innes, M. and Garrison, R. (eds.) 2010 An Introduction to Distance Education: Understanding Teaching and Learning in a New Era New York/Abingdon UK: Routledge This...

International conference on distance learning for developing countries: in Nigeria

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Distance Learning Centre International Conference (AGBELEKAWE 2010) Pre-Conference Workshop —5th -7th September, 2010 Conference —7th - 11th September, 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS SYNOPSIS It has become evident...

Distance Education programs

Caveat emptor (buyer beware)! There are thousands of programs available at a distance from many different institutions. In general, 'buyer beware' operates in this area....

Centralised or decentralized distance education in dual mode universities?

This video interview with Tony Bates discusses the factors at play and the advantages and disadvantages of faculties being responsible for distance education, based...

Review of: Gilbert, J. (2005) Catching the Knowledge Wave: the Knowledge Society and the...

Review of: Gilbert, J. (2005) Catching the Knowledge Wave: the Knowledge Society and the Future of Education Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Council for Educational...

How online courses help classroom teaching

Wong, M. (2008) Why online education works! UBC's e-Strategy Newsletter, November 6 Professors reflect on how teaching fully online distance courses helps their on-campus classes. (This...

Cost-efficiencies in Online Learning

Katrina A. Meyer (2006) Cost-Efficiencies in Online Learning: ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 32, Number 1 San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

Maintaining e3-learning while transitioning to online instruction: the case of the Open University of...

Luschei, T., Dimyati, S., and Padmo, D. (2008) ‘Maintaining e3-learning while transitioning to online instruction: the case of the Open University of Indonesia’ Distance...

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.