Thursday, January 21, 2021

New book on research on e-portfolios

Baumgartner, P., Zauchner, s. and Bauer, R. (Eds.) (2010) The Potential of E-Portfolios in Higher Education Innsbruck Austria: Studien Verlag From the web...

E-portfolios: an update from Helen Barrett

Barrett, H. (2010). Balancing the Two Faces of ePortfolios. Educação, Formação & Tecnologias, Vol. 3,No. 1, pp. 6-14. If you go to Helen Barrett's...

How best to use e-portfolios

Batson, T. (2010) Is portfolio evidence useful? Campus Technology May 19 I found this a thoughtful if somewhat predictable reflection (how appropriate) on e-portfolios. Batson...

OECD book on the relationship between digital literacy and performance in science

Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (2010) Are the New Millenium Learners Making the Grade? Paris: OECD From the book's web site Using data from PISA...

Educational affordances of the iPad

For a very quick and preliminary review of possible educational uses or affordances of the Apple iPad, see Elliott Masie's 10 minute video at:...

What do instructors need to know about teaching with technology?

I believe that we will see no real innovation, no fundamental change, in post-secondary education, at least from within, unless all instructors have basic...

Mini-series on e-portfolios and personal learning environments

Graham Attwell is running a thoughtful min-series of blogs on this topic. See: Attwell, G. (2009) e-portfolios-WTF Pontydysgu: Bridge to Learning, September 4 Attwell, G. (2010)...

Is prior learning assessment better than GPAs for admission to post-secondary education?

Klein-Collins, R. (2010) Fueling the Race to Post-Secondary Success Chicago IL: The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning One of the features of old age...

Do you know your online student really exists?

Parry, M. (2010) Online Scheme Highlights Fears About Distance-Education Fraud The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 14 Every once in a while comes along a...

Has the credit hour become a relic?

Blumenstyck, G. (2010) Beyond the Credit Hour: Old Standards Don't Fit New Models Chronicle of Higher Education, January 3 Blumenstyck writes: In the era of distance...

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.