Monday, August 10, 2020

What can past history tell us about the Athabasca University ‘crisis’?

It's not just the Greeks who are having problems financially, even though they are getting all the headlines. In earlier posts I commented on Athabasca University's...

Advice to the Alberta government on Athabasca University’s sustainability report

McKinnon, P. at al. (2015) The Future is Now: Report of the Presidential Task Force on Sustainability Athabasca AB: Athabasca University The university kindly provided...

EDUCAUSE looks beyond the (current) LMS environment: is it a future we want?

Brown, M, Dehoney, J., Millichap, N. (2015) The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment: A Report on Research EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative What is it about? EDUCAUSE has published...

My five wishes for online learning in 2015

Predictions, schmedictions. No-one can guess the future but we can at least say what we would like to see. So here are my five...

Review of ‘Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda.’

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Anderson, T. (eds.) (2014) Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda Athabasca AB: AU Press, pp. 508 It is somewhat daunting to review...

Why successful consortia for online learning are so difficult

Fishman, R. (2013) State U Online Washington DC: The New America Foundation Fishman, R. (2014) Seeking Your Input on Online Consortia and Online Community Colleges WCET...

An integrated online learning system for California’s community colleges

Raths, D. (2014) California Community Colleges Joining Forces for Online Success Campus Technology February 25 Assisted by a $57 million grant from the Governor of California,...

New developments in online learning across the University of California system – and the...

To, K. (2014) UC Regents announce online course expansion, The Guardian, UC San Diego, undated, but probably February 5 The University of California system continues...

Another e-learning platform from Nigeria

Adepoju, P. (2014) Nigeria is ready for e-learning - Fora.co Humanipo, January 28 I wrote about tutor.ng in a previous post. Fora.co is another e-learning platform, working...

New York State to offer undergraduate online degrees

WNYF (2014) 'Open SUNY' offers online programs, Fox News, January 18 The State University of New York has just launched a program called 'Open SUNY',...

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.