Sunday, June 16, 2019

Brexit and online learning in Europe

Little England triumphs Well, Little England has triumphed at last. The votes in suburban and industrial England and Wales were enough to defeat Londoners, Scots...

EDEN 2016: Re-imagining Learning Environments

The EDEN conference I have just attended the annual conference of the European Distance and E-Learning Network in Budapest, Hungary. EDEN is one of my favourite conferences...

EDEN conference 2016

What: 'Re-Imagining Learning Environments'. We are set a challenge to really understand our learning environments. To create and invent responses that are possibly not even...

Next steps for the European HE system

Klemenčič, M. and Ashwin, P. (2015) What's next for Europe? Inside Higher Ed, May 26 As my holiday in Italy draws to a close, I...

Getting ready for the EDEN Research workshop

I'm now in England, about to attend the EDEN Research Workshop on research into online learning that starts tomorrow (Sunday) in Oxford, with the event...

Leadership in open and distance education universities

 The conference For 20 years, the Standing Committee of Presidents (SCOP) of the members of the International Council of Distance Education (ICDE) has provided a...

Call for visionary papers on the future of open education

The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) –part of the Joint Research Center of the European Commission – in a study for Director General Education...

Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

Webinar on the results from the VISCED project

When: Monday, 10 December 2012, between 15.00 - 16.00 CET (9.00 am - 10.00 am EST) Participation is free but you need to register online...

Book proposes a regional organization for distance education in Eastern Europe/West Asia

Demiray, U. (2012) Leadership role for Turkey for ICDEEEWA Midas eBooks This free e-book (in English), by Urgur Demiray of the Turkish Anadolu University, looks...

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.