Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Who has the richest professors? Canada!?

Jaschik, S. (2012) Faculty Pay, Around the World, Inside Higher Education, March 22 Philip Altbach, Liz Reisberg, Maria Yudkevich, Gregory Androushchak, Iván Pacheco (in press) Paying...

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...

Webinar on Chinese online teaching

Title: The Chinese Top Level Courses: Improving the quality of online courses in a new educational climate The next presentation in the series of...

China’s telecommunications activities in Africa

Marshall, A. (2011) China’s Mighty Telecom Footprint in Africa e-Learning Africa News Portal, February 15 For those interested in infrastructure for e-learning, this extensive article...

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...

Comparing Chinese and British HE systems through their distance teaching universities

Wei, Runfang (2008) China's Radio and TV Universities and the British Open University: A Comparative Study Nanjing China: Yilin Press This has been sitting on...

Rapid growth forecast in ICTs in BRIC countries + Indonesia

Boston Consulting Group (2010) The Internet’s New Billion: Digital Consumers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia Boston MA: Boston Consulting Group. You can...

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...

Great expectations for e-learning in 2010

In the Globe and Mail on December 19, Leah McLaren wrote: 'We are living in an Era of Perpetual Advice - and almost none of...

The Open University of Hong Kong: a flexible learning approach

The Open University of Hong Kong (2009) Annual Report 2008-2009 Hong Kong: OUHK This report marks '20 years of innovative education', and illustrates the changes...

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.