Monday, May 20, 2019

Struggling with the costs of teaching in higher education

Writer's block As I have mentioned before, I am currently writing an old-fashioned book (you know, the thing with paper sheets bound together) on the...

Canada’s digital divide and its implications for other countries

Marlow, I. and McNish, J. (2010) Canada's Digital Divide, The Globe and Mail, April 3 For those of you who don't read Toronto's national newspaper,...

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...

Contact North looks to the future

Introduction Last week I spent two days at a strategic retreat for Contact North managers in Sudbury, Ontario. I had the privilege last summer of...

Six priorities for Canadian e-learning in 2010

Summary of my priorities 1. A requirement for all newly appointed full-time instructors in public Canadian post-secondary educational institutions to have a formal certification in...

Comparing Canadian and US post-secondary education systems

Lederman, D. (2009) Catching Up to Canada Inside Higher Education, November 6 An interesting article discussing the different participation and graduation rates between Canada and...

Lifelong learning in Canada

Statistics Canada (2009) Lifelong Learning Among Canadians Aged 18 to 64 Years: First Results from the 2008 Access and Support to Education and Training...

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...

The e-Learning e-Volution

Advisory Committee for Online Learning (2001) The e-Learning e-Volution Ottawa, ON: Industry Canada

Educational Technology Policy Framework

British Columbia, Government of (2000) Educational Technology Policy Framework Victoria, B.C.: Government of British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education

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.