Friday, July 30, 2021

e-portfolios and skills (competences) assessment

Krämer, J. and Seeler, G. (2009) E-portfolios as tools to assess generic competences in distance learning study courses Elearningpapers, September This paper by faculty from...

A vision for the future: Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy:...

Identifying the problem with higher education in the 21st was the easy part (Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 1)....

Online students perform better than face-to-face students

Means, B. et al. (2009) Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies Washington, DC: US Department...

e-Learning and 21st century skills and competences

The aim of this blog This is one of several blogs that explore the question: is e-learning failing in higher education? (See Is e-learning failing...

Online game on academic integrity and plagiarism

For some fun go to University of British Columbia's Library's Academic Integrity Resource Centre site and click on the 'stage' icon on the right...

Does technology use improve learning outcomes?

Reynard, R. (2009) Can We Gauge Technology's Impact on Learning Outcomes? Campus Technology, March 25 A thoughtful essay in a long line that discusses the...

Empowering education through technology in the k-12/school sector

My web site focuses primarily on post-secondary education, and because of the volume of articles in the k-12/school sector, I rarely post articles about...

Delivering Assessments Safely and Securely

White Paper from Questionmark Inc: Delivering Assessments Safely and Securely 2009 Distinguishing between the various delivery and security requirements for each style of assessment is...

Learning in Communities of Inquiry: A Review of the Literature

Rourke, L. and Kanuka, H. (2009) Learning in Communities of Inquiry: A Review of the Literature Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 23, No. 1 From...

Meaning and metrics: assessment in the humanities

Scobey, D. (2009) Meaning and Metrics Inside Higher Education, March 19 A very thoughtful argument about assessment in the humanities and the important role e-portfolios...

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.