Saturday, October 20, 2018

Conference in Africa: E-Learning Innovations

What: The 4th E-Learning Innovations Conference and Expo provides an opportunity to showcase cutting-edge research, innovation and contemporary e-learning practices. The main theme: Powering...

An analysis of the e-Learning Africa 2015 report

Elletson, H. and Burgess, A. (eds.) (2015) The eLearning Africa Report 2015 Berlin, Germany: ICWE GmbH It is difficult to do justice in a short...

Update on online learning in Africa

Anderson, M. (2015) Out of Africa: e-learning makes further education a reality for tens of thousands The Guardian, May 20 The opening this week of the...

Another e-learning platform from Nigeria

Adepoju, P. (2014) Nigeria is ready for e-learning - Fora.co Humanipo, January 28 I wrote about tutor.ng in a previous post. Fora.co is another e-learning platform, working...

Commercial e-learning platform launched in Nigeria

Wakoba, S. (2014) Tutor.ng, an online tutoring platform with a marketplace for teachers launches to disrupt online learning in Africa, TechMoran, January 27 I have...

e-learning trends from South Africa

Chadwick, K. (2014) e-Learning Trends for 2014 Bizcommunity.com This is an interesting perspective on corporate e-learning trends from Kirsty Chadwick in South Africa. I've focused...

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...

Commonwealth of Learning celebrates 25 years of operation

CoL's lifelong learning for farmers projectKanwar, A. (2013) Celebrating COL's 25th Anniversary Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning I had the privilege of attending COL’s Board of Governors Reception...

Mobile learning for women and girls in Africa

Zelezny-Green, R. (2013) Boosting mobile learning potential for women and girls in Africa: lingering considerations E-learning Africa News Portal, February 14 This is an interesting...

MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

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.