Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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...

Another view on research for the Ontario Online Institute

Maxim Jean-Louis, the President of Contact North, was one of the participants in the recent HEQCO meeting to discuss possible areas of research that...

Mr Bates goes to Ottawa: or increasing access to post-secondary education

The context OK, I'm not James Stewart, and it wasn't Washington, and this posting's a little late, due to other things, but this is a...

What should the Canadian government do to increase access to post-secondary education?

This is really a posting for Canadian readers, but we're not too proud to take suggestions from anywhere! I have the honour of being invited...

Canadian corporate innovation in e-learning

Galt, V. (2010) How to bake agility into corporate DNA Globe and Mail, May 20 In my blog on Six Priorities for Canadian e-learning in...

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.