Thursday, April 9, 2020

Trends in Canadian higher education

AUCC (2011) Trends in Higher Education: Vol. 1, Enrolment Ottawa: AUCC This publication of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is packed full...

Is e-learning the food-bank of education?

  Bitti, M. T. (2011) Student loans a hard lesson National Post, June 4 This article provides some sobering statistics about student debt in Canada: $26,680 Average...

For-profits, student loans, new rules, and how these affect students in the USA, Canada...

For profits are in the news again for several reasons. The Obama administration has produced new rules that determine whether for-profit institutions will qualify for...

Advice on online learning from 13 world experts

Maxim Jean-Louis, as special advisor to the Minister on the Ontario Online Institute, has being doing a lot of homework recently. He asked 20 world...

Growth of distance education in Québec

Saucier, R. (2011) Portrait des inscriptions en formation à distance (secondaire, collègial et universitaire) au Québec depuis  1995-1996 Québec: CLIFAD I have commented several times...

Interpreting international comparisons in academic achievement

OECD (2010) OECD Program for International Assessment Paris: OECD The media, worldwide, have been having a field day interpreting the latest OECD PISA results, which...

Webinar: the state of k-12 online education in Canada

The CNIE (Canadian Network for Innovation in Education) would like to invite you to the next presentation in their series of free online CIDER...

How higher education policy really works: a Canadian example

First of all, apologies for the interruption to normal service over the last month. I was on a tight deadline to finish revisions to...

A challenge to new Canadian copyright law

Valiente, G. (2010) New copyright law hits opposition Canada.com, August 23 'Last week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers and the Canadian Federation...

Ontario students’ vision for the Ontario Online Institute

Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (2010) The Ontario Online Institute: Students' Vision for Opening Ontario's Classrooms Toronto ON: OUSA OUSA have produced a superb document outlining...

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.