Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Productivity and online learning redux

Summarizing the previous posts In previous posts (see end of this post), I tried to identify a range of areas where online learning might enable...

Leadership in open and distance education universities

 The conference For 20 years, the Standing Committee of Presidents (SCOP) of the members of the International Council of Distance Education (ICDE) has provided a...

A Franco-Canadian forum on MOOCs

The conference Last week was a hell of a week. I was at a two-day conference in Lyon, France (jet-lagged most of the time with...

MOOCs, Norway, and the ecology of digital learning

© Ron Niebrugge, 2013 MOOCs are just one species in the online digital forest - and a big and clumsy oneEarlier this week I...

Can online learning lead to productivity gains through savings on campus facilities?

Apologies for the web site being down on November 10, due to a domain registration problem with CIRA which has now been resolved. This is...

Examining the potential and reality of open educational resources: the 2013 COHERE conference

COHERE (Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research) runs one of my favourite annual conferences. It is relatively small (around 75), the participants are...

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...

How online content development and delivery could improve the productivity of post-secondary education

Content development at Laval UniversityThis is a continuation of the exploration of the potential for online learning to increase educational 'productivity.' Previous posts in...

A review of the HEQCO report on productivity and quality in online learning in...

The view from HEQCO, TorontoCarey, T., & Trick, D. (2013). How Online Learning Affects Productivity, Cost and Quality in Higher Education: An Environmental Scan...

Book review by Sir John Daniel: Higher Education in the Digital Age

Bowen, W. (2013) Higher Education in the Digital Age Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press $26.95 As part of a series of posts on technology and...

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.