Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Massive growth of online learning in Asia

Adkins, S. S. (2012) The Asia Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2011-2016 Forecast and Analysis Ambient Insight, October In all the hoopla about MOOCs,...

Book proposes a regional organization for distance education in Eastern Europe/West Asia

Demiray, U. (2012) Leadership role for Turkey for ICDEEEWA Midas eBooks This free e-book (in English), by Urgur Demiray of the Turkish Anadolu University, looks...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Recurring Issues Encountered by Distance Educators in Developing and Emerging Nations

Wright, C., Dhanarajan, G. and Reju, S. (2009) Recurring Issues Encountered by Distance Educators in Developing and Emerging Nations IRRODL, Vol. 10, No. 1 I...

Book review: Distance and blended learning in Asia

Latchem, C. and Jung, I. (2010) Distance and blended learning in Asia New York/London: Routledge Overview This is one of the best books I have read...

Free Online Course Initiative in Taiwan

Schaffhauser, D. (2009) Taiwan Higher Ed Consortium Launches Free Online Course Initiative Campus Campus Technology, Jan 7 A description of an open educational resource initiative...

Where did distance education go wrong?

Baggaley, J. (2008) Where did distance education go wrong? Distance Education, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 39-51 An interesting and stimulating discussion about the failure...

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.