Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Journal of Educational Technology and Society: Vol. 12, No.4

The latest issue of "Journal of Educational Technology & Society" is now available on the ETS Journal Web Site. This issue contains 12 selected papers...

New edition of the Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education

The TOJDE is always an interesting compilation of papers by researchers mainly from outside the Western Anglo-Saxon culture. Volume: 11 Number: 1 can be...

Multi-tasking vs focusing: which is best?

And the answer is: it all depends! As usual with human behaviour, it depends on the context. Ophir, E., Nass, C., and Wagner, A. (2009)...

The Millennial Muddle

Hoover, E. (2009) The Millennial Muddle Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11 This very LONG article looks ostensibly at the business that discussing millennials has...

The learners' experience of e-learning

From 'Key messages' in the JISC Responding to Learners Pack JISC (2009) Responding to Learners Pack Bristol, UK: Joint Information Systems Committee. From the JISC site: JISC...

Social networking in two year colleges in the USA

Marklein, M. B. (2009) Social networks could help community college students USA Today, November 16 This is a news report on a study just released...

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...

New millennial learners in higher education: evidence and policy implications

Pedró, F. (2009) 'New millennial learners in higher education: evidence and policy implications', in 'Technology in Higher Education', to be released later by OECD/CERI This...

It’s all about millennials – or is it?

This is the sixth blog on the topic: 'Is e-learning failing in higher education?'. The previous five were: 1. Is e-learning failing in higher education? 2....

Educating the Net Generation

Oblinger, D. and Oblinger, J. (2005) Educating the Net Generation Bolder CO: EDUCAUSE Somewhat 'old' now, but still essential reading, this collection explores the Net...

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.