Friday, January 17, 2020

Washington State Community College System plans online competency-based associate degree

The Olympian (2014) Competency-based learning makes college credit more accessible for all The Bellingham Herald, June 3 The State of Washington is introducing a new...

What do Boards of Governors need to know about online learning?

CUBA I was in Ottawa on Friday, attending the Canadian Universities Boards of Governors Association annual conference (CUBA). Boards of Governors at universities, at least in...

Why successful consortia for online learning are so difficult

Fishman, R. (2013) State U Online Washington DC: The New America Foundation Fishman, R. (2014) Seeking Your Input on Online Consortia and Online Community Colleges WCET...

Teaching assistants, adjunct faculty and online learning

I am struggling these days with the issue of who should teach online courses, in terms of qualifications and status, and in particular, the...

An integrated online learning system for California’s community colleges

Raths, D. (2014) California Community Colleges Joining Forces for Online Success Campus Technology February 25 Assisted by a $57 million grant from the Governor of California,...

New developments in online learning across the University of California system – and the...

To, K. (2014) UC Regents announce online course expansion, The Guardian, UC San Diego, undated, but probably February 5 The University of California system continues...

MOOCs, specializations, and continuing education

Academic Partnerships (2014) Academic Partnerships Launches New Online Global Specializations Credential Dallas, January 21 Gannes, L. (2104) Coursera Offers the Equivalent of a MOOC Major: Specialization Certificates...

New York State to offer undergraduate online degrees

WNYF (2014) 'Open SUNY' offers online programs, Fox News, January 18 The State University of New York has just launched a program called 'Open SUNY',...

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...

Leadership in open and distance education universities

 The conference For 20 years, the Standing Committee of Presidents (SCOP) of the members of the International Council of Distance Education (ICDE) has provided a...

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.