Sunday, November 18, 2018

Book review: The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

Davidson, C and Goldberg, D. (2010) The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age Chicago: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...

Book review: Changing Cultures in Higher Education

Ehlers, U-D. and Schneckenberg, D. (eds. ) Changing Cultures in Higher Education: Moving Ahead to Future Learning Heidelberg/London/New York: Springer, 610 pp, US$129.00 What the...

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...

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...

New book on learning with digital games

Whitton, N. (2010) Learning with Digital Games New York/London: Routledge From the publisher's blurb: Written for Higher Education teaching and learning professionals, Learning with Digital Games...

Multi-tasking vs focusing: which is best?

And the answer is: it all depends! As usual with human behaviour, it depends on the context. Ophir, E., Nass, C., and Wagner, A. (2009)...

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.