Friday, December 2, 2022

Book Review: Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development

Jagannathan, S. (ed.) (2021) Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development: How Upskilling, Data Analytics and Educational Technologies Close the Skills Gap Routledge: New York/London,...

Virtualized or online learning? An explanation – and rationale – from Ryerson University

The Chang School (2021) What's the difference between Online and Virtualized Learning? Toronto: Ryerson University, May 28. In an earlier post, The ‘not normal’ return...

Understanding microcredentials: a report from HEQCO

Pichette, J., Brumwell, S., Rizk, J., Han, S. (2021) Making Sense of Microcredentials. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. Back to blogging It's now two...

Online learning and (k-12) schools: 6. Strengths and limitations of online learning in the...

This is the sixth in a series of posts on online learning in the (k-12) school sector. The first is: What needs to be done about...

Recordings of Contact North/ATD’s Learning and Technology Conference now available

The conference I'm still catching up on all the posts I meant to write during 2020 but have been too busy to do.  Contact North and...

Online learning learning and the future of work: podcast

The Indira Gandhi National Open University of India (IGNOU) has developed a series of podcasts on the Future of Work under its Freedom2Learn program. I...

The importance of ‘intangibles’ in teaching and learning

I'm going to raise a fundamental epistemological issue here about how we know things to be true. This starts off fairly abstractly but like...

The NEW, new normal: an interview for CBCRadio on the future of universities post-Covid-19

One of my favourite radio  programs is CBC Radio's Spark, with Norah Young. Each week Spark presents the latest in technology and culture.  The next...

Online learning responsible for 10% of the UK economy – it is claimed

Glover, B. et al. (2020) The Learning Curve: How the UK is Harnessing the Potential of Online Learning London UK: Demos UK What is 'Demos...

Some thoughts on the future of public higher education

One of the responses I had to my series on the coming crisis to post-secondary education in Canada was: 'Well, what do you think...

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.