Friday, May 7, 2021

Open source software for administrative systems

'While the open source movement has taken off in course management systems, with Moodle and Sakai as alternatives to the dominant Blackboard, the administrative...

A report on UNESCO’s 2009 World Conference on Higher Education

Redden, E. (2009) 'An Academic Revolution' Inside Higher Education, July 8 This is a report on the first day of a large UNESCO conference on...

Online education grows, but painfully

Parry, M. (2009) Online education grows, but painfully Chronicle of Higher Education, May 22 This article looks at potential budget cuts for online learning at...

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is an organization with a mission to 'Serve as a catalyst to position 21st century skills at the center...

The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) expands training, course development

Commonwealth of Learning (2009) Virtual University expands training, course development Connections, Vol. 14, No. 1 Excerpts: The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)...

The Future of Higher Education: How Technology will Shape Learning

Economist Intelligence Unit (2008)  "The Future of Higher Education:  How Technology will Shape Learning" The NMC, in conjunction with the Economist Magazine and in collaboration...

Online graduate teacher education

Lederman, D. (2008) Online learning, up-scale (and scaled up) Inside Higher Education, Sept. 12 This interesting article examines the pros and cons of a proposed...

Virtual College and University Consortia: A National

Epper, R. and Garn, M. (2003) Virtual College and University Consortia: A National Study Denver, CO: State Higher Education Executive Officers/Western Cooperative for Educational Communications References

E-Learning: the Partnership Challenge

OECD (2001) E-Learning: the Partnership Challenge Paris: OECD

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.