Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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...

Questions answered about British Columbia’s digital open textbook plan

Gilmore, D. (2012) B.C. to lead Canada in offering students free, open textbooks, British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology, October 16 Klassen, T. (2012)...

The new Canadian copyright law and its impact on online learning

Contact North (2012) The Perfect Storm: Canadian Copyright Law 2012 Sudbury ON: Contact North Contact North has just published a review of the implications for...

Free online workshop on open content licensing

2012 is a significant year for open education. It is 10 years since UNESCO adopted the term "Open Educational Resources" (OER). In joining the...

New resources for online educators from Contact North

Over the last few months, Contact North has been gradually adding an impressive range of online resources to its Educator Portal. As well as the numerous articles...

e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

© Firehorse Blog, 2012 Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue...

Book review: The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

Davidson, C and Goldberg, D. (2010) The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age Chicago: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...

Journal edition on distance education and e-learning in Africa

  Distance Education, Vol. 32, No. 2, August 2011 This edition, edited by Neil Butcher, Colin Latchem, Monica Mawayo and Lisbeth Levey, is focused on distance...

The digital future of higher education, on video

Videos have now been posted of presentations at two conferences in British Columbia, both looking at the future of digital learning. The digital future of...

An update on the copyright situation for online learning in Canada

Lorinc, J. (2011) Universities to pay Access Copyright the same rates, for now University Affairs, March 7 Stacey, P. (2011) Access Copyright's Royalty Demands Spark...

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.