Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Why is innovation in teaching in higher education so difficult? 2. Legacy systems

  In my first post in this series, I looked at the role of accreditation agencies in blocking innovation. I suggested that while they may...

‘Making Digital Learning Work’: why faculty and program directors must change their approach

Bailey, A. et al (2018) Making Digital Learning Work Boston MA:The Boston Consulting Group/Arizona State University Getting blended learning wrong I've been to several universities recently...

Stanford University to be fully online by 2025?

Today I have received a tip from a close colleague that Stanford University is planning to build a partnership with Alphabet Inc., the owner...

How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?

I was recently asked if I would answer a couple of questions from students in Royal Roads University's course 'Leveraging Technology in Higher Education'...

Webinar on choosing modes of delivery and the role of face-to-face teaching in an...

On Tuesday I gave another in the Contact North series of webinars designed around my open, online textbook for faculty and instructors, Teaching in...

What the Conference Board of Canada thinks about online learning

Grant, M. (2016) Learning in the Digital Age Ottawa: Conference Board of Canada The Conference Board of Canada bills itself as 'the foremost independent, evidence-based,...

Recording of webinar on choosing modes of delivery

This morning I gave my third webinar in the Contact North series based on my online, open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. There were...

Rethinking learning spaces in a digital age: an example from Singapore

Hohenadel, K. (2015) Singapore’s New “Learning Hub” Rethinks University Classroom Design in the Internet Age SLATE, March 12 I have written in earlier posts about the...

My five wishes for online learning in 2015

Predictions, schmedictions. No-one can guess the future but we can at least say what we would like to see. So here are my five...

Resources and the design of teaching and learning

  Steelcase Node Classroom The story so far Chapter 5 of my open textbook, ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ is about the design of teaching and learning, which...

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.