Saturday, April 20, 2019

University of Florida Online launches first undergraduate programs this month

Moran, C. (2013) UF expands opportunities for four-year degrees UF News, September 27 State University System of Florida (2013) UF Online Comprehensive Business Plan, 2013-2019 Gainsville,...

Can online learning lead to productivity gains through savings on campus facilities?

Apologies for the web site being down on November 10, due to a domain registration problem with CIRA which has now been resolved. This is...

A review of the HEQCO report on productivity and quality in online learning in...

The view from HEQCO, TorontoCarey, T., & Trick, D. (2013). How Online Learning Affects Productivity, Cost and Quality in Higher Education: An Environmental Scan...

What happened in online learning in the summer? – 3

An Ontario online university? I have a strict rule when reporting news to make sure it's based on published secondary sources - in other words,...

Commonwealth of Learning celebrates 25 years of operation

CoL's lifelong learning for farmers projectKanwar, A. (2013) Celebrating COL's 25th Anniversary Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning I had the privilege of attending COL’s Board of Governors Reception...

California buzzing with online learning

Cotterell, S. (2013) UC Online aims to increase number of courses offered online The California Aggie, January 22 Powell, S. (2013) CSU rolls out expansion of...

Full report on the Open University of Catalonia now available

Contact North (2012) The Open University of Catalonia: Fully Online Multi-lingual Innovation-focused Accredited Sudbury ON: Contact North In an earlier post I wrote about current research...

Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

Sir John crosses to the dark side? Public universities and outsourcing online learning

PR Newswire (2012) Online Learning Pioneer, Sir John Daniel, Joins Academic Partnerships as Senior Advisor PRNewswire, December 4 From the article: Academic Partnerships announces that international online...

Serving remote and rural communities: lessons from 25 years of Contact North

Paul, R. (2012) Contact North: A Case Study in Public Policy Sudbury ON: Contact North From the report: In the April 22, 1986 Speech from the...

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.