Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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...

2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond

 Taking the long view Doug Saunders in the Globe and Mail on  January 4 wrote an interesting piece on prediction, entitled: "Gadgets alone don't make...

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...

Facebook and institutional privacy policy

Bishop, J. (2011)  Facebook Privacy Policy: Will Changes End Facebook for Colleges? The Higher Ed CIO, October 4 This article discusses the risks to institutions...

A vision for course management systems

Mazar, R. (2010) Episode 3: campus courseware University Affairs, November 8 Rochelle Mazar, an Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Toronto Mississauga, provides in...

A bill of rights for cloud computing?

McCrea, B. (2010) How Solid is Your Clouded Data? Campus Technology, September 9 If you have the patience to get beyond the really irritating pop-up...

Do you know your online student really exists?

Parry, M. (2010) Online Scheme Highlights Fears About Distance-Education Fraud The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 14 Every once in a while comes along a...

Six priorities for Canadian e-learning in 2010

Summary of my priorities 1. A requirement for all newly appointed full-time instructors in public Canadian post-secondary educational institutions to have a formal certification in...

Aggressive Plan for State Data Systems

Lederman, D. (2009) Aggressive Plan for State Data Systems Inside Higher Education, September 28 This article discusses moves by the U.S. Congress and Senate to...

Educause’s Top Ten Issues in IT

Agee, A. et al. (2009) Top-Ten IT Issues, 2009 Educause Review, Vol. 44, No. 3 Based on a survey of 554 (responding) EDUCAUSE members, mainly...

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.