Tuesday, October 20, 2020

An archive of alI I know about online learning

At the recent COHERE conference I delivered two keynotes: Meeting the challenge of technology: are we failing as managers? Designing university teaching to meet the needs...

COHERE conference on blended learning

I was privileged to be the key speaker at a conference organized by Canada's Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research (COHERE) and the...

Call for papers for conference on blended learning

What: Blended Learning: A Strategy for Transforming Teaching and Learning Who: COHERE is a collaboration of universities focusing on the research and practice of blended and online...

Spanish version of ‘Managing Technology in Higher Education’ now available

 Bates, A. and Sangra, A. (2012) La gestión de la tecnología en la educación superior Barcelona ESP: Octaedro:ICE-UB The Spanish version of 'Managing Technology in...

“What should we do about MOOCs?” – the Board of Governors discusses

By accident, a microphone was left switched on at a medium sized state university's Board of Governors meeting last week. In the best tradition...

Is online learning really cracking open the public post-secondary system?

I suspect that I'm not the only one who has been 'disengaged' from the online world of online learning for the past few weeks,...

Interview on the role of learning management systems

Recently I did a Skype interview (in English) for Pontificia Universidad Javeriana at Cali, Colombia. I was asked the following five questions: Why is it...

Concevoir l’enseignment en ligne pour répondre aux besoins des apprenants du 21e siècle

Il est l'heure quand beaucoup des universités et des collèges Canadiennes offrent la formation aux professeurs. Ainsi j'avais été bien occupé pendant les dernières...

Designing online learning for the 21st century

This being the time of year when many Canadian post-secondary institutions offer faculty development opportunities, I have been busy the last two or three...

Why learning management systems are not going away

Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

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.