Wednesday, August 4, 2021

‘Rationalization’ of online learning support agencies in the Ontario post-secondary system?

Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (2020) Government’s Role in Digital Learning: Review and Recommendations for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities Toronto...

Rethinking the purpose of online learning: 1. Ontario’s k-12 initiative

What is the purpose of online learning? Online learning has been hitting the headlines recently: the Ontario government requiring every high school student to take...

Online education and the professional associations: the case of law

Image: Reality Sandwich, 2015 Lederman, D. (2018) The uncertain landscape for online legal education Inside Higher Education, January 24 The situation in the USA This is a...

Tracking online learning in the USA – and Ontario

 Allen, I. and Seaman, J. (2014) Grade Change: Tracking Online Learning in the United States Wellesley MA: Babson College/Sloan Foundation This is the eleventh annual report...

Ontario at last establishes “Ontario Online”

  Bradshaw, J. (2104) Ontario to launch $42million central hub for online postsecondary classes, Globe and Mail, January 14 After more than two years discussion and...

A review of the HEQCO report on productivity and quality in online learning in...

The view from HEQCO, TorontoCarey, T., & Trick, D. (2013). How Online Learning Affects Productivity, Cost and Quality in Higher Education: An Environmental Scan...

What happened in online learning in the summer? – 3

An Ontario online university? I have a strict rule when reporting news to make sure it's based on published secondary sources - in other words,...

Online learning set to expand and become a core function in Ontario’s universities and...

Contact North (2013) An Overview of the Strategic Mandate Agreement Proposals Prepared by Ontario’s Public Colleges and Universities: Online Learning Set to Expand and...

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...

Serving remote and rural communities: lessons from 25 years of Contact North

Paul, R. (2012) Contact North: A Case Study in Public Policy Sudbury ON: Contact North From the report: In the April 22, 1986 Speech from the...

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.