Monday, August 26, 2019

21st Century Skills Assessment: How Ready are Your Students?

Although focused on the school/k-20 sector, eSchool News has developed a resource site of articles on how schools are addressing the issue of the...

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...

The Wisdom of Crowds: The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than...

Surowiecki, J. (2004) The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and...

Review of: Gilbert, J. (2005) Catching the Knowledge Wave: the Knowledge Society and the...

Review of: Gilbert, J. (2005) Catching the Knowledge Wave: the Knowledge Society and the Future of Education Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Council for Educational...

3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction

Reynard, R. (2009) '3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction' Campus Technology, 11 Feb An excellent article on designing effective use of wikis...

Technology Enhanced Active Learning

Rimer, S. (2009) At M.I.T., Lectures are Going the Way of the Blackboard, New York Times, Jan 12 A description of how the Massachusetts Institute...

How online courses help classroom teaching

Wong, M. (2008) Why online education works! UBC's e-Strategy Newsletter, November 6 Professors reflect on how teaching fully online distance courses helps their on-campus classes. (This...

Effective peer interaction in a problem-centred instructional strategy

Merrill, M.D. and Gilbert, C. (2008) ‘Effective peer interaction in a problem-centred instructional  strategy’ Distance Education Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 199-207

Distance Education

Distance Education (2003) Vol. 23, No. 1 (collaboration in distributed problem-based learning environments)

An exploration of students’ strategy use in inquiry-based computer-supported collaborative learning

Salovaara, H. (2005) ‘An exploration of students’ strategy use in inquiry-based computer-supported collaborative learning’ Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Vol. 21, pp. 39-52

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.