Thursday, June 20, 2019

Are public universities and colleges the ‘sleeping giants’ of online learning?

  Ross, C. (2012) Are the Sleeping Giants Awake?  Non-Profit Universities Enter Online Education at Scale Boston: The Parthenon Group Interesting report comparing growth of online enrollments...

California’s two year college system in deep trouble

Rivera, C. (2012) Survey offers dire picture of California's two-year colleges Los Angeles Times, August 28 Due to funding cuts, 470,000 community college students are beginning the...

California State University partners with Pearson for system-wide online program

PRWeb (2012) California State University Selects Pearson to Launch Cal State Online Long Beach CA: PRWeb, August 22 The California State University is the largest system...

The impact of online learning on the future of higher education: a response to...

Anderson, J., Boyles, J., and Rainie, L. (2012) The Future Impact of the Internet on Higher Education Washington DC: The Pew Research Center’s Internet...

Roundup of news on online developments in US higher education

Having been on the road for the last two weeks, I've accumulated a backlog of material for the blog. Here I'm providing a very...

Are cyber charter schools giving online learning a bad name?

This is at the moment a peculiarly United States of America debate, but it is almost certain to spill over into other countries. This...

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...

e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

© Firehorse Blog, 2012 Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue...

Online enrollments in the USA grow 10% in 2011; OERs becoming accepted

Allen, I. and Seaman, J. (2011) Going the Distance: Online Education in the USA 2011 Wellesley MA: Babson Survey Research Group This is the latest...

State of Texas creates local Western Governors’ University

Ludwig, M. (2011) Perry launches Texas online university Chron.com, August 3 The State of Texas has created its own online university through a partnership with...

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.