Monday, August 8, 2022

Book: Online learning and assessment in higher education

Benson, R. and Brack, C. (2010) Online Learning and Assessment in Higher Education Cawston UK: Woodhead Publishing This book can be ordered by fax or...

The pros and cons of self-paced online learning

Parry, M. (2010) Will technology kill the academic calendar? Chronicle of Higher Education, October 10 This article is about a mid-west college in the US...

Book review: Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Christensen Hughes, J. and Mighty, J. (eds.) (2010) Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Montreal QC and Kingston ON: McGill-Queen's...

New book on Web 2.0 and Social Informatics for Tertiary Learning

Lee, M. and McCoughlin, C. (2010) Web 2.0 Based e-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Learning Hershey PA: IGI Global, 415 pp, US$180 hardback Description...

More on whether technology is changing the way we think

Lamb, G. (2010) Are iPads, smartphones, and the Mobile Web rewiring the way we think? Christian Science Monitor, July 24 In this article, a number...

Dispelling myths

I came across some blogs about 'myths', so I thought I'd put them together. Myth No. 1: 'A university education is becoming so costly -...

The link between e-learning and economic development: the case of New Brunswick

This has been a busy week for me, which accounts for the low number of postings. Earlier in the week, I was conducting a...

Preliminary book review: An Introduction to Distance Education

Cleveland-Innes, M. and Garrison, R. (eds.) 2010 An Introduction to Distance Education: Understanding Teaching and Learning in a New Era New York/Abingdon UK: Routledge This...

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...

Special IRRODL edition on connectivism: articles wanted

IRRODL (the International Review of Research on Open and Distance Learning) is now requesting contributions for peer review and possible publication in an upcoming...

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.