Sunday, January 26, 2020

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...

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,...

Initiating instructors to online learning: 10 fundamentals

Click to download the pdf What? Not ANOTHER book from me? Well, no, not quite. 'Teaching in a Digital Age' has been a great success but...

Welcome back and what you may have missed in online learning over the summer

I hope you all had a great summer break and have come back fully charged for another always challenging year in teaching. I thought...

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: 9. How can I do online learning well?

This is the ninth in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous...

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.