Saturday, July 11, 2020

Key points from OECD’s 2011 ‘Education at a Glance’

OECD (2011) Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators Paris: OECD For those of you interested in educational statistics (and for masochists in general), here's your...

Canada cuts funding for the University of the Arctic

I'm just catching up with some of the e-learning news I missed while away in Norway two weeks ago, and ironically I just came...

Book review: Ross Paul’s ‘Leadership Under Fire’

15 Canadian university presidents en route for India, 2011 Paul, R. (2011) Leadership Under Fire: The Challenging Role of the Canadian University President Montreal &...

Canadian university enrollments increase to 1 million in 2011

AUCC (the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, which represents 95 Canadian public and not-for-profit universities and university-degree level colleges) announced a set...

Demand for online learning likely to grow in British Columbia

Last week the BC Provincial government released two reports critical to the economic future of the province, and which have implicit implications for online...

Mobile learning devices, and some Canadian players

  Kim, J. (2011) A mobile learning platform matrix Inside Higher Education, June 13 A simple matrix that compares the pros and cons of full laptops,...

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...

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.