Wednesday, December 12, 2018

E-portfolios from Dublin City University to enhance student employability

Dublin City University (2017) DCU launches new online learning portfolio to enhance student employability 24 May I have been neglecting my blog because I have...

Tracking innovations in online learning in Canada

I've not been blogging much recently because, frankly, I've been too busy, and not on the golf course or ski slopes, either. (Yeah, so...

Online learning in 2016: a personal review

                            Image: © Institute for Economics and Peace. Canada is ranked seventh most peaceful. We don't know where it ranks though in terms of online...

Report on SFU’s experiences of teaching with technology

I always enjoy going to a university or college and seeing how they are using learning technologies. I am always a little surprised and...

Who are the founding fathers of distance education?

Steve Wheeler interviewed three old guys, Michael Moore, Sir John Daniel and myself, at the EDEN conference in Budapest this summer, and has posted...

Online learning for beginners: 9. How can I do online learning well?

This is the ninth in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous...

Technology and alienation: symptoms, causes and a framework for discussion

This is the second post on the topic of technology, alienation and the role of education, with a particular focus on the consequences for...

Building an effective learning environment

I was asked by the Chang School of Continuing Studies at Ryerson University to do a master class on this topic at their ChangSchoolTalks...

Developing a next generation online learning assessment system

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (2016) An Adaptive Trust-based e-assessment system for learning (@TeSLA) Barcelona: UOC This paper describes a large, collaborative European Commission project headed by...

Automation or empowerment: online learning at the crossroads

You are probably, like me, getting tired of the different predictions for 2016. So I’m not going to do my usual look forward for...

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.