Saturday, December 15, 2018

What does the acquisition of Blackboard mean for higher education?

Affiliates of Providence Equity Partners, a private equity company, are in the process of acquiring Blackboard Inc, the owner of one of the major...

Book: Managing Technology in Higher Education now available

Bates, A. and Sangrà, A. (2011) Managing Technology in Higher Education: Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Co. Now out!...

What Presidents think of technology investment for teaching and learning

Green, K., Jaschik, S., and Lederman, D. (2011) Presidential Perspectives Inside Higher Education, March 4 Not much, it appears. Inside Higher Ed sought the frank and...

An example of shared services: Drexel University

McCrea, B. (2010) IT beyond the campus Campus Technology, December 2 Many smaller institutions face significant problems when faced with major upgrades or changes to...

Analytics: the next buzz word in e-learning?

MIT Sloan Management Review (2010) Analytics: the New Path to Value Cambridge MA: MIT/IBM At the moment, this is a publication likely to be of...

Data analytics and online learning

Business intelligence data display: Oracle Inc. Kolowich, S. (2010) Technology and the completion agenda Inside Higher Education, November 9 This article highlights what I...

A bill of rights for cloud computing?

McCrea, B. (2010) How Solid is Your Clouded Data? Campus Technology, September 9 If you have the patience to get beyond the really irritating pop-up...

Why most universities have such lousy web sites

Kolowich, S. (2010) No laughing matter Inside Higher Education, August 4 In case, like me, you missed this gem during the holidays, it is well...

Blackboard acquires Elluminate and Wimba: the end of LMSs?

Kolowich, S. (2010) Blackboard's big buy Inside Higher Education, July 8 This article leaves me as depressed as a Netherlands soccer supporter. Elluminate follows another...

The governance of educational technology

Stacey, P. (2010) Archtecting EdTech Musings on the edtech frontier, June 7 Paul Stacey gave a fascinating presentation at the ETUG conference in Victoria last...

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.