Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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:...

Africa is the world’s fastest developing e-learning market

Adkins, S. (2013) The Africa Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2011-2016 Forecast and Analysis Monroe WA: Ambient Insight This is one of the...

A project using e-readers in Africa

Trucano, M. (2012) An update on the use of e-readers in Africa EduTech, March 16 Michael Trucano's excellent World Bank blog here reports on the use...

Survey on online learning in Africa

e-Learning Africa is requesting those involved in online learning in Africa to participate in a survey regarding the state of ICT-enhanced education and training in Africa. Here is...

Où sont les spécialistes francophones des OERs/REO?

Veuillez pardonner que j'écrisse le pauvre français - l'anglais suivit. UNESCO et le Commonwealth of Learning organisent un Forum Politique Africain au sujet des ressources...

Book review: Quality assurance in distance education and e-learning

Jung, I. and Latchem, C. (2012) Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Distance Education and e-Learning New York/London: Routledge What the book is about 'There is relatively...

E-learning comes to a university in the Cameroons

Fiser, A. (2012) Major step achieved to improve educational opportunities through e-learning at Yaoundé I University in Cameroon, United Nations University, January 24 United Nations University...

Building a knowledge economy through Telecentres in Africa

CTA (2011) A knowledge economy begins at the grass roots eLearning Africa News Portal, December 15 This is an interesting article by staff from the Technical Centre...

IRRODL, Vol. 12. No. 6: an evolving web-based journal

Vol. 12, No. 6 of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning continues to evolve the concept of the online, web-based journal. New...

The African Health OER Network

Mawayo, M. and Tlaka, M. (2011) The African Health OER Network, SAIDE Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 5 A useful short description of the African Health...

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.