Tuesday, July 5, 2022

OER and social inclusion: review of special edition of ‘Distance Education’

Distance Education, the journal of the Australian Open and Distance Learning Association (ODLAA), has just published a special edition on OER and social inclusion....

European universities: re-form or die; but what about Canada?

Grove, J. (2012) Long, cold financial winter lies ahead for Europe's academy Times Higher Education, February 9 What's happening in Europe This is a really depressing,...

Book review: Quality assurance in distance education and e-learning

Jung, I. and Latchem, C. (2012) Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Distance Education and e-Learning New York/London: Routledge What the book is about 'There is relatively...

Posts from a foreign land: Online Educa 2011, No. 3: Public Education ( #oeb11...

Introduction This is the last of three posts on the Online Educa Berlin 2011 conference and here I focus on the three education sessions I...

Posts from a foreign land: Online Educa 2011, No. 1 ( #oeb11 )

Why I'm here This will be the first of several posts on this year's Online Educa Berlin conference. This is the first time I have...

From dream to reality: why implementation is as important as goal setting in e-learning

Two recent developments have brought home clearly the need to consider and discuss implementation strategies at the same time as setting educational goals. The...

European report on the future of learning

Redecker, C. et al. (2011) The Future of Learning: Preparing for Change Seville Spain: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, JRC, European Commission What the report...

Towards a national framework for degrees?

Lederman, D. (2010) Borrowing from Bologna? Inside Higher Education, September 13 This is a report of an interesting initiative by the Lumina Foundation in the...

Book review: Changing Cultures in Higher Education

Ehlers, U-D. and Schneckenberg, D. (eds. ) Changing Cultures in Higher Education: Moving Ahead to Future Learning Heidelberg/London/New York: Springer, 610 pp, US$129.00 What the...

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...

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.