Saturday, February 16, 2019

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...

Ontario students respond to Minister’s discussion paper

OUSA (2012) Educated Reform: Striving for Higher Quality of Education at Ontario's Universities Toronto ON: Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Ontario (2012) Strengthening Ontario’s Centres of Creativity,...

Guest post: a review of the Ontario government’s discussion paper on transforming post-secondary education

Ontario (2012) Strengthening Ontario's Centres of Creativity, Innovation and Knowledge Toronto ON: Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in the ides of summer (June 27), the...

Examples of hybrid online learning from Ontario

Judith Tobin of Contact North has been collecting examples of innovation in online learning from the 20 universities and 24 colleges in the Ontario...

New resources for online educators from Contact North

Over the last few months, Contact North has been gradually adding an impressive range of online resources to its Educator Portal. As well as the numerous articles...

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,...

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.