Wednesday, October 17, 2018

How to keep up with new technology in online learning

I was recently asked if I would answer a couple of questions from students in Royal Roads University's course 'Leveraging Technology in Higher Education'...

Scary tales of online learning and educational technology

The Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) of British Columbia held an appropriately Halloween-themed get together today called 'The Little Workshop of Horrors' at which participants...

Demographics and online learning

Rai, S. (2016) How Millennial Moms Are Parenting Differently Than Their Parents Z Living Network, 7 March Unauthored (2016)  Survey Finds Millennial Parents Supportive Of...

A look at online learning and digital wisdom from Madeira

Madeira Madeira is a Portuguese island in the Atlantic about 200 kilometres west of north-west Africa. I'd never been there before this year, but now it's twice in...

Technology, alienation and the role of education: an introduction

Is there a problem here? I live a 30 minute drive from the U.S. border, and like many of my fellow Canadians (and many U.S....

Automation or empowerment: online learning at the crossroads

You are probably, like me, getting tired of the different predictions for 2016. So I’m not going to do my usual look forward for...

Innovation in online teaching in a Mexican university

The University of Guadalajara I spent last week in and around Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco in Mexico. The Universidad de Guadalajara, whose origins go...

Don’t want to retire? Alternatives to dying on campus

Kaskie, B. et al. (2012) Promoting Workplace Longevity and Desirable Retirement Pathways Within Academic Institutions TIAFF-CREF Institute, March Marcus, J. (2015) Aging faculty who won’t leave thwart...

Online learning and a knowledge-based economy

Florida, R. and Spencer, G. (2015) Canada has two growth models, but we've been neglecting one Globe and Mail, Oct 7 Boyd, D. (2015) Canada’s party...

Is there a future in online learning?

I hope all readers of this blog in the northern hemisphere had a good break and are looking forward to a new academic year....

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.