Monday, November 11, 2019

Tom Carey’s reflections on the HEQCO report on online learning and productivity: 2 –...

Carey, T., & Trick, D. (2013). How Online Learning Affects Productivity, Cost and Quality in Higher Education: An Environmental Scan and Review of the...

Conference on science education at Western University

I was at the Western Conference on Science Education on July 10-11. I gave a a public lecture on designing teaching for 21st century...

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...

No. 5 aha moment: the Web as a universal standard

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

No. 4 aha moment: Computers for communication, not as teaching machines

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

The role of information sciences in online learning: a review of IRRODL, Vol. 13,...

An overview of the papers IRRODL (the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning) has once again produced a fascinating themed edition, this...

An archive of alI I know about online learning

At the recent COHERE conference I delivered two keynotes: Meeting the challenge of technology: are we failing as managers? Designing university teaching to meet the needs...

What’s right and what’s wrong about Coursera-style MOOCs

  TED Talks: Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education Daphne Koller, one of the two founders of Coursera, describes some of the key features...

Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 8: Communicate, communicate, communicate

© Care2, 2012In this post I stress the importance of ongoing, continuing communication between instructor and students in an online environment, and in particular...

Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 6: Set appropriate learning goals

In this post I argue that you need to think about what kinds of goals could best be achieved in an online course, rather...

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.