Saturday, January 18, 2020

International conference on distance learning for developing countries: in Nigeria

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Distance Learning Centre International Conference (AGBELEKAWE 2010) Pre-Conference Workshop —5th -7th September, 2010 Conference —7th - 11th September, 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS SYNOPSIS It has become evident...

An African perspective on the Tapscott and Williams article on University Reform

My review of the Tapscott and Williams article prompted this response from Ms Mandi Maodzwa-Taruvinga who is teaching in the School of Education, the...

Time to change teacher training in developing countries

Moon, B. (2010) Time for radical change in teacher education Connections February, Vol. 15, No. 1 In this opinion piece, Bob Moon, of the UK...

Lifelong learning for farmers in developing countries

Commonwealth of Learning (2010) Lifelong learning for farmers: Sri Lanka Connections, February, Vol. 15, No. 1 The Commonwealth of Learning has expanded its lifelong learning...

A report on the Southern African Development Organization’s Open and Distance Learning project

Siaciwena, R. (2010) Let’s Talk About Viability – Lessons Learned from SADC’s Open and Distance Learning Project e-Learning Africa, February 23 This is one of...

Use of virtualization in a Ugandan university

e-Learning Africa (2010) Building a robust IT program at Nkumba University e-Learning Africa, February 18 An article about how the use of virtualization software enabled...

Using technology to help street kids in Kenya

Kyama, R. (2010) How ICTs Are Transforming the Lives of Street Children in Kenya e-Learning Africa, February 22 Sometimes I do get depressed and down...

New book on virtual campuses worldwide

Schreurs, B. (ed.) (2010) Reviewing the Virtual Campus Phenomenon Heverlee Belgium: Europace This book is essential reading for any student wishing to do research on...

More on the African Virtual University

Following my post on 10 more universities join the African Virtual University on January 17, I received this from Anastasia Mutisya-Zeyhle, who works for...

Bridging the digital divide: rural Internet kiosks in Africa

© Rural Internet Kiosks Project Kyama, R. and Mwaura, N. (2010) Rural Internet Kiosks Herald Last Frontier in Bridging Africa’s Digital Divide e-Learning Africa News...

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.