Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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...

Why lectures are dead (or soon will be)

As part of my open textbook on Teaching in a Digital Age, I am working my way through theories of learning and methods of...

A new approach to online lab classes from the University of South Carolina

  Adams, S. and Duvall, B. (2014) Designing, building and supporting online lab courses, University Business, February 4 This article is a summary of a presentation...

Designing learning spaces in an online world: student contest

Christianson, R. (2014) Herman Miller Video Contest Studies Learning Environments Woodworking Network, February 2 In a previous post, I highlighted the approach of Steelcase, an...

2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond

 Taking the long view Doug Saunders in the Globe and Mail on  January 4 wrote an interesting piece on prediction, entitled: "Gadgets alone don't make...

University of Florida Online launches first undergraduate programs this month

Moran, C. (2013) UF expands opportunities for four-year degrees UF News, September 27 State University System of Florida (2013) UF Online Comprehensive Business Plan, 2013-2019 Gainsville,...

Can online learning lead to productivity gains through savings on campus facilities?

Apologies for the web site being down on November 10, due to a domain registration problem with CIRA which has now been resolved. This is...

How online learning is going to affect classroom design

I have an unusual occupation. A couple of weeks ago I attended a meeting in an office furniture warehouse in a small industrial park...

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.