Thursday, March 21, 2019

A report on university distance education in Québec

Conseil supérieur de l'éducation (2015) La formation à distance dans les universités québécoises: un potential à optimiser Québec: Gouvernement du Québec This report is now...

Tracking innovations in online learning in Canada

I've not been blogging much recently because, frankly, I've been too busy, and not on the golf course or ski slopes, either. (Yeah, so...

Building a national survey of online learning in Canada

The players Since April I have been leading a small team that has been trying to build from scratch a national survey of online learning...

Australia moves backwards from online apprenticeship training

Raggatt, M. (2015) Government slammed for dumping Energise Oz electrician apprenticeship program Brisbane Times, October 10 Those of you with Netflix may have been watching the...

Online learning and a knowledge-based economy

Florida, R. and Spencer, G. (2015) Canada has two growth models, but we've been neglecting one Globe and Mail, Oct 7 Boyd, D. (2015) Canada’s party...

Contact North’s quick update on online learning in Canada

Contact North recently published a short update on the state of online learning in Canada, which gives a good overview of the following: key Canadian...

Rebuilding the First Nations University of Canada

Tamburri, R. (2015) First Nations University poised to take on larger role in Canadian society University Affairs, June 2 As a follow-up to my last post...

What is the role of Canadian universities in indigenous education?

Universities Canada (2015) Universities Canada principles on Indigenous education Ottawa: Universities Canada, June 29 Yesterday was Canada Day, and I am very proud to be Canadian....

My five wishes for online learning in 2015

Predictions, schmedictions. No-one can guess the future but we can at least say what we would like to see. So here are my five...

Tracking online learning in the USA – and Ontario

 Allen, I. and Seaman, J. (2014) Grade Change: Tracking Online Learning in the United States Wellesley MA: Babson College/Sloan Foundation This is the eleventh annual report...

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.