Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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 -...

Innovate or die: a message for higher education institutions

It's funny how reports on the same issue arrive from completely different directions. These four all deal with the issue of innovation and higher...

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...

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...

Games playing and children's IQ

Bronson, P. and Merryman, A. (2009) New Research: $13 Christmas gifts = 13 point gain in kids’ IQ Newsweek, December 10. From Natasha Boskic According to...

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.