Wednesday, October 17, 2018

‘Humans Wanted’: online learning and skills development

Royal Bank of Canada (2018) Humans Wanted Toronto ON: Royal Bank of Canada I have at last got hold of a full copy of this...

Meeting the challenge of online degrees for the professions

  Chatlani, S. (2018) Navigating online professional degrees - potential and caution, Education Dive, March 21 In previous posts, I have pointed out the challenges of...

That was 2017 in online learning

  My experience of online learning in 2017 2017 was a very interesting year for me, if not for online learning as a whole. I have...

What I wanted to say to the Minister about online learning

The opportunity I don't mix with politicians or high level decision-makers, so when I was offered a seat next to Deb Matthews, Ontario's Minister of...

Maintenant publié: Les 10 fondamentaux de l’enseignement en ligne pour le personnel enseignant et...

Contact Nord est venu de paraître l'édition française de 'The 10 Fundamentals of Teaching Online for Faculty and Instructors.' Ces guides visent à examiner quelques...

Latin American version of 10 Fundamentals of Teaching Online now available

Professor Selin Carrasco, of la Universidad de la Punta in San Luis, Argentina, has developed a Latin American version (in Spanish, of course) of...

2016: The Year I Failed Retirement

The new age of retirement I decided in April 2014 'to stop (nearly) all professional activities from now onwards'. I argued that 'it is dangerous...

Online learning in 2016: a personal review

                            Image: © Institute for Economics and Peace. Canada is ranked seventh most peaceful. We don't know where it ranks though in terms of online...

Webinar on choosing modes of delivery and the role of face-to-face teaching in an...

On Tuesday I gave another in the Contact North series of webinars designed around my open, online textbook for faculty and instructors, Teaching in...

Are you ready for blended learning?

I've just come back from visiting two universities in central Canada and I have also been getting feedback from pilot institutions on the questionnaire we...

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.