Sunday, December 16, 2018

Tracking innovations in online learning in Canada

I've not been blogging much recently because, frankly, I've been too busy, and not on the golf course or ski slopes, either. (Yeah, so...

Building a national survey of online learning in Canada

The players Since April I have been leading a small team that has been trying to build from scratch a national survey of online learning...

A survey of distance education in Brazil

ABED (2016) 2015 Brazilian Census for Distance Learning: Analytical Report on Distance Learning in Brazil São Paulo, Brazil: Associação Brasileira de Educação a Distância (ABED) “In God we...

What the Conference Board of Canada thinks about online learning

Grant, M. (2016) Learning in the Digital Age Ottawa: Conference Board of Canada The Conference Board of Canada bills itself as 'the foremost independent, evidence-based,...

More details on ICDE’s World Conference on Online Learning

Contact North | Contact Nord, the organizer and host of the 27th International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) World Conference, launches the...

Online learning for beginners: 10. Ready to go

This is the last in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those faculty and instructors in higher education new to online teaching or thinking of...

Online learning for beginners: 4. ‘What kinds of online learning are there?’

This is the fourth of a series of a dozen blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing...

That was the year that was: what I did in 2015

No, I didn't die and get a Viking funeral at sea from my grandchildren, as did Billy Connelly in the wonderfully funny movie "What...

Research on ‘academic innovation centres’ supporting online learning

Bishop, M. and Keehn, A. (2015) Leading Academic Change: An Early market Scan of Leading-edge Postsecondary Academic Innovation Centers Adelphi ML: William E. Kirwan centre...

Book review: Teaching and Learning in Digital Worlds

Gisbert, T. and Bullen, M. (2015) Teaching and Learning in Digital Worlds: Strategies and Issues in Higher Education Tarragona Spain: Publicacions Universitat Rovira i...

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.