Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Online learning and distance education are alive and well in Argentina

RUEDA (Red Universitaria de Educación a Distancia d'Argentina) is a network of 42 public universities across Argentina. This week I attended their sixth annual international conference...

Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

Vancouver showcase of online learning innovations available on video

The Justice Institute of British Columbia and Vancouver Community College hosted an 'online showcase' on November 30, 2011, sponsored by the Metro Vancouver Educational...

Online learning in the Garden of Eden

Daniel, J. (2011)  20 Years of Distance Education in the Garden of EDEN: Good News and Bad News EDEN 20th Anniversary Conference: Learning and Sustainability:...

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...

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.