Saturday, July 24, 2021

Understanding higher education accreditation in the USA

Lederman, D. (2011) Mend it, Don't End It, Inside Higher Education, February 4 This is a useful article for those both inside and outside the...

Crossing state borders: the complexity of delivering online

Kolowich, S. (2011) The states of online regulation Inside Higher Education, January 21 This is a report of a new study by Eduventures that looks...

What can the public sector learn from the for-profits?

Wood, P. (2011) For-profits break the monopoly on what college can be Chronicle of Higher Education, January 11 A thoughtful article on the pros and...

Consolidation in the e-learning market? Why it ain’t going to be easy

A couple of items crossed my desk recently that suggests that the e-learning market is ripe for mergers and acquisitions. See for instance: Kim, J....

How does the University of Phoenix measure up?

University of Phoenix (2010) 2010 Annual Academic Report University of Phoenix AZ: University of Phoenix This is third academic annual report from the University of...

Skills development, credit transfer, quality assurance and the cost of technology in developing countries

These are all topics covered in the October issue of the Commonwealth of Learning's October edition of its Connections  journal. The Commonwealth of Learning is...

How the Federal government can improve university teaching at (almost) no cost

The challenge In our study of 11 institutions trying to implement technology for teaching, Albert Sangra and I found over and over again that most...

Towards a national framework for degrees?

Lederman, D. (2010) Borrowing from Bologna? Inside Higher Education, September 13 This is a report of an interesting initiative by the Lumina Foundation in the...

Ontario students’ vision for the Ontario Online Institute

Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (2010) The Ontario Online Institute: Students' Vision for Opening Ontario's Classrooms Toronto ON: OUSA OUSA have produced a superb document outlining...

Another perspective on quality

I have referred in another post to a paper by Maxim Jean-Louis, the President of Contact North, who was one of the participants...

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.