Sunday, February 5, 2023
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Review of Introduction and Section 1 (History, Theory and Research) of the Handbook on...

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I. (2023) The Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Reviews Normally, I would start by introducing you to the...

Rethinking my review of the Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education

First impressions Last week, I published a 'quick and dirty' review of the recently published Handbook of Open, Distance, and Digital Education, edited by Olaf...

My five wishes for online learning in 2023: and why they ain’t going to...

Bates, T. (2023) My five wishes for online learning in 2023, Teachonline.ca January 3. I was asked by Contact North to lay out my five wishes for...
Book cover of Handbook of ODDE

Book review: Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education – a First Impression

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Hard copy: US$59.99 + tax, pdf download: free Why this...
Painting of a cat

WCET is taking a deep dive into AI and its impact on higher education:...

Davis, V. (2023) Is AI the New Homework Machine? Understanding AI and Its Impact on Higher Education WCET Frontiers January 5 This is an excellent introduction both...

Well, that was 2022!

It's that time of the year to look back and consider the good and the bad of 2022, but first a couple of provisos. This...

Celebrating World Access to Higher Education Day: a long way to go

Yesterday was World Access to Higher Education Day. (I wanted to do this post yesterday, but couldn't, for personal reasons.) World Access to Higher...

Spanish version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age: Third Edition’ now available/Ya está disponible...

Click en la imagen para acceder al libro/Click on image to access book/ Español Me complace anunciar que la versión en español de la tercera edición...

Who wants to update the French version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’?/Qui veut...

  Français Je suis très reconnaissant à Contact Nord d'avoir trouvé des fonds pour la traduction française de la première édition de Teaching in a Digital...

Exams and online courses: why proctoring is the wrong issue

Many instructors struggle with assessment of any kind, but particularly with online assessment if they have never taught online before. What they try to...

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.