Sunday, May 19, 2019

The World Academy Forum on the Future of Global Higher Education.

I just came back from this conference at the University of California at Berkeley that took place between October 2-3. The World Academy of Art...

Discussing design models for hybrid/blended learning and the impact on the campus

 A couple of weeks ago I had an interesting meeting with about 25 instructional designers from UBC, where we discussed design models for hybrid...

Most U.S. higher education students are also working

Davis, J. (2013) School Enrollment and Work Status: 2011 Washington DC: U.S. Census  Bureau This is a most significant study for online learning: More than half of...

Outlook for online learning in 2013: online learning comes of age

FunTab Class 9.1 Android ICS Tablet: will 2013 be the year of the tablet? In a previous post, I talked about the difficulties in making...

Why predicting online learning developments is risky but necessary

Before drawing up my outlook for 2013, I want to discuss the important topic of prediction in online learning, in particular how predictions are...

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...

Developing a strategy for lifelong learners in Canadian universities and colleges (and its implications...

© Pat Cegan's 'Source of Inspiration', 2012 Council of Ontario Universities (2012) Increased numbers of students heading to Ontario universities Toronto ON: COU Changing demographics This press...

Rapid growth of online learning product market

Ambient Insight Research (2012) The North America Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2011-2016 Forecast and Analysis Monroe WA: Ambient Insight Research (note: $1,225 for the...

The impact of online learning on the future of higher education: a response to...

Anderson, J., Boyles, J., and Rainie, L. (2012) The Future Impact of the Internet on Higher Education Washington DC: The Pew Research Center’s Internet...

Guest post: a review of the Ontario government’s discussion paper on transforming post-secondary education

Ontario (2012) Strengthening Ontario's Centres of Creativity, Innovation and Knowledge Toronto ON: Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in the ides of summer (June 27), 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.