Saturday, July 24, 2021

What’s a credit worth?

Kelderman, E. (2010) Credit hours should be worth the cost, House Panel members say Chronicle of Higher Education, June 16 I see US legislators are...

A marketer’s view of higher education in the USA

For those of you not familiar with Seth Godin's excellent blog on marketing, take a look at his latest blog: The coming melt-down in higher...

Distance education for teacher training in Africa

Clayton R. Wright, formerly Director of Instructional Media and Development at Grant MacEwan University, Alberta, is currently working in Sierra Leone. He kindly agreed...

Comparing for-profits with public institutions

Sherry, A. (2010) As for-profit colleges flourish, focus turns to grads' success and debt Denver Post, January 17 A Denver Post examination of graduation rates,...

One year update on the University of the People

Kolowich, S. (2010) Tuition-free, online education? Try University of the People USA Today February 22 This provides a good update on the progress of the...

Why technology is not disrupting the university sector

Keith Hampson's Higher Education Management Group blog has an interview with Lloyd Armstrong, the Provost of the University of Southern California, on change in...

Research into online teacher education

Eduventures (2009) Where Teacher Education and Online Programming Meet:  Supporting Field Experiences in Online Initial Teacher Licensure Programs Boston MA: Eduventures Inc This study by...

Do you know your online student really exists?

Parry, M. (2010) Online Scheme Highlights Fears About Distance-Education Fraud The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 14 Every once in a while comes along a...

Has the credit hour become a relic?

Blumenstyck, G. (2010) Beyond the Credit Hour: Old Standards Don't Fit New Models Chronicle of Higher Education, January 3 Blumenstyck writes: In the era of distance...

Online for-profit universities and the military

Golden, D. (2009) For-profit colleges target the military Businessweek, December 30 Although ostensibly about the marketing of online courses to the military this article provides...

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.