Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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:...

e-learning retrospective: 2) how good were my predictions?

On December 30, 2009, I posted my predictions for 2010: 1. Follow the money: 'In many countries, 2010 will be a difficult year financially....So we’ll have...

Rapid growth forecast in ICTs in BRIC countries + Indonesia

Boston Consulting Group (2010) The Internet’s New Billion: Digital Consumers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia Boston MA: Boston Consulting Group. You can...

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...

Great expectations for e-learning in 2010

In the Globe and Mail on December 19, Leah McLaren wrote: 'We are living in an Era of Perpetual Advice - and almost none of...

Canadian virtualization technology delivers computer access to students in Brazil

Eisen, H. (2009) Green Teach: Canadian virtualization technology delivers computer access to millions of students in Brazil Backbone June/July Backbone is a bi-monthly magazine delivered...

T-Learning (digital TV) in Brazil: the BEACON project

From the EuroPace Newsletter BEACON is creating a Brazilian‐European consortium for organisations interested in t‐Learning. BEACON (Brazilian‐European Consortium for DTT Services) is a specific targeted research...

Distance Education and Corporate Training in Brazil: Regulations and Interrelationships

This month's featured publication. This is an excellent account of distance education developments in Brazil, and raises important questions about the role of government...

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.