Saturday, August 24, 2019

The University of Western Sydney goes for blended learning – big time!

Griffith, C. (2012) University to roll out 11,000 Apple iPads, The Australian, December 20 All new students enrolling in first year courses in the autumn...

OER and social inclusion: review of special edition of ‘Distance Education’

Distance Education, the journal of the Australian Open and Distance Learning Association (ODLAA), has just published a special edition on OER and social inclusion....

Australian universities to collaborate in online learning

  Lane, B. (2012) UNE and La Trobe hook up online, The Australian, February 20 Two Australian public universities, the University of New England in Armidale, NSW,...

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...

Australia’s national strategy for e-learning in vocational and educational training (VET)

Australia: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (2011) National VET e-Learning Strategy, 2012-2015 Canberra: Government of Australia This document sets out a national strategy for...

Use of e-portfolios by migrants

CHECKpoint eLearning (2011) Migrants to Australia Embrace e-Portfolios CHECKpoint eLearning September News about the use of e-portfolios for migrants in Australia, building on the Australian Flexible...

Competition in global higher education

Bradmore, D. and Smyrnios, K. (2009) ‘The writing on the wall: responses of Australian public universities to competition in global higher education’ Higher Education...

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...

Rapid growth in online learning in Australia

Well, jumping wombats, those Aussies are sure moving - a recent report predicts that online education will expand by 24% this financial year –...

JISC analysis of global activity in e-learning in higher education

MindSet Research (2009) Understanding Global Activity in Higher Education and Research: Primary, desk and web-based research Bristol UK: JISC This study was commissioned by the...

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.