Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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...

Why are some public universities charging more for online courses?

Haynie, D. (2103) U.S. News Data: Online Education Isn't Always Cheap, August 28 What This report caught my eye: A 2013 survey conducted by the American Association...

Technology, teaching and productivity: the need for theory

The need for greater productivity in higher education teaching I'm going to make a few posts on this topic, prompted by pressure from politicians in...

The beginning of the end of the lecture hall?

The conference in Orlando University Business is a magazine that focuses on equipment and facilities, including IT and AV systems. UB thus has its pulse...

A report on e-learning from the University of Ottawa

At the beginning of May I was in Ottawa, first to present to the University of Ottawa's Board of Governors about the current state...

Discussing design models for hybrid/blended learning and the impact on the campus

 A couple of weeks ago I had an interesting meeting with about 25 instructional designers from UBC, where we discussed design models for hybrid...

No. 6 aha moment: the convergence of online learning (from the periphery to the...

This is the seventh in a series of posts about the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational technology, where I...

My summer paranoia: computers will replace teachers in higher education

I had a strange dream last night. I was in discussion with an editor from a publishing company about the draft of a new...

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.