Thursday, February 27, 2020

Managing curriculum change

JISC (2009) Managing curriculum change Bristol UK: JISC Another interesting publication from the UK's Joint Information Steering Committee . This is a short (6 page) well-illustrated...

So: is e-learning really failing in higher education? An answer

Background This is the last in a series of ten blogs on the topic: 'Is e-learning failing in higher education?' My blogs on this topic...

Does course redesign reduce costs?

Stripling, J. (2009) Half-learned lessons Inside Higher Education, October 9 It is 10 years since the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) began working with...

Online students perform better than face-to-face students

Means, B. et al. (2009) Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies Washington, DC: US Department...

Lenovo to research tech’s effect on learning

eSchool News (2009) Lenovo to research tech's effect on learning, eSchool News, June 5 "Global Education Research project will study how technology affects education in...

Reviews of ‘Evaluation in Distance Education and e-Learning’

Ruhe, V. and Zumbo, B. (2009) Evaluation in Distance Education and e-Learning London/New York: Guildford Press Contents Preface 1. Why do we need a new approach to...

Teaching Courses Online: A Review of the Research

Tallent-Runnels, M. et al. (2006) Review of Educational Research, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp. 93-135 Abstract: This literature review summarizes research on online teaching and...

College 2.0: A Wired Way to Rate Professors—and to Connect Teachers

Young, J. (2009) 'College 2.0: A Wired Way to Rate Professors—and to Connect Teachers' Chronicle of Higher Education, January 8A description of how the...

Evaluating and planning e-learning: the TLT Group

Two of the USA's leading authorities on e-learning, Steve Ehrmann and Steve Gilbert, are behind the TLT Group, a non-profit organization that specializes in...

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...

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.