Thursday, May 23, 2019

European report on barriers to the use of open educational resources

OPAL (2011) Beyond OER Essen Germany: University of Duisburg-Essen OPAL (the Open Educational Quality Initiative) is an international network to promote innovation and better quality...

Innovative e-learning in the Vancouver area

I worry about the often negative tone of many of my posts. It was therefore a great pleasure to attend the joint Justice Institute...

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...

A challenge to new Canadian copyright law

Valiente, G. (2010) New copyright law hits opposition Canada.com, August 23 'Last week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers and the Canadian Federation...

Strategic management for e-learning: a New Zealand study

Higgins, A., Prebble, T. and Suddaby, S. (2008) Taking the Lead: Strategic Management for e-Learning Wellington NZ: Ministry of Education/Aotearoa, National Centre for Tertiary...

Can web 2.0 tools be legally used for education in Canada?

I raise this as a result of an interesting question from Ron Richard,of Meritus University, Canada. Ron asked Tony Vincent, who runs the excellent...

A personal view of e-learning at the University of British Columbia

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (home of OLT) It's now seven years since I resigned as Director of Distance Education and Technology at UBC,...

Libraries wade into the Google Books debate

Kolowich, S. (2009) Eye on Google Inside Higher Education, December 18 More concerns about Google becoming the master of the digital universe. The article describes...

New book on ICTs in higher education

Guri-Rosenblit, S. (2009) Digital Technologies in Higher Education: Sweeping Expectations and Actual Effects Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers From the publisher's synopsis: The visible gap between...

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.