Wednesday, September 18, 2019

MIT’s LINC 2013 conference

What The Sixth Conference of MIT's Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC): 'Realizing the dream: Education becoming available to all. Will the world take advantage?'. Where MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts. When June...

No. 2 aha moment: God helps those that help themselves

In a previous post, I listed the seven ‘aha’ moments that have been the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational...

My seven ‘a-ha’ moments in the history of educational technology

A good question I get asked a lot of questions about online learning, educational technology and distance education, but recently I was asked one that...

Special edition of Open Praxis: Openness in Higher Education

 Visualisation of the History of Openness in Education © Peters and Deimann, 2013 Openness in Higher Education (2103) Open Praxis, Vol. 5, No. 1 What is Open...

Outlook for online learning in 2013: online learning comes of age

FunTab Class 9.1 Android ICS Tablet: will 2013 be the year of the tablet? In a previous post, I talked about the difficulties in making...

Important developments in online learning in India in 2012

In my e-Learning Outlook for 2012 published on January 2 in 2012 I wrote: Watch India .....there are several reasons behind this prediction: the Indian government’s decision to subsidize...

OER and social inclusion: review of special edition of ‘Distance Education’

Distance Education, the journal of the Australian Open and Distance Learning Association (ODLAA), has just published a special edition on OER and social inclusion....

What’s right and what’s wrong about Coursera-style MOOCs

  TED Talks: Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education Daphne Koller, one of the two founders of Coursera, describes some of the key features...

Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 8: Communicate, communicate, communicate

© Care2, 2012In this post I stress the importance of ongoing, continuing communication between instructor and students in an online environment, and in particular...

New resources for online educators from Contact North

Over the last few months, Contact North has been gradually adding an impressive range of online resources to its Educator Portal. As well as the numerous articles...

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.