Sunday, January 26, 2020

IRRODL, Vol. 12. No. 6: an evolving web-based journal

Vol. 12, No. 6 of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning continues to evolve the concept of the online, web-based journal. New...

Journal: Distance Education, Vol. 32, No. 1 now available

Is online distance education about to collapse like the Tower of Babel? So asks Jon Baggaley Distance Education, Vol. 32, No. 1, May 2011 The academic...

Developing engaging online assessment strategies

Boettcher, J. (2011) Evidence of Learning Online: Assessment Beyond The Paper, Campus Technology, February 23 Online learning offers the opportunity for innovative, more authentic forms...

Innovative e-learning in the Vancouver area

I worry about the often negative tone of many of my posts. It was therefore a great pleasure to attend the joint Justice Institute...

November issue of journal ‘Distance Education’

The November 2010 edition of 'Distance Education', Vol. 31, No 3. is now out, but not as an open access document. If you are...

Innovative thinking about learning from the corporate sector

Paine, N. and Masie, E. (2010) Learning Perspectives 2010 Saratoga Springs NY: The Masie Center and the Learning Consortium This is a collection of contributions...

Guest post: How Online Learning Compares with the Classroom

My site gets visited by a large number of students or potential students (one of the most active posts is 'Recommended graduate programs in...

Reducing drop-out in online courses

Fusch, D. (2010) Improving graduation rates for online students Academic Impressions, April 8 An interview with K. Udas, the CEO of UMassOnline, who provides some...

Book review: Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Christensen Hughes, J. and Mighty, J. (eds.) (2010) Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Montreal QC and Kingston ON: McGill-Queen's...

Student study time and the use of technology

Babcock, P. and Marks, M. (2010) Leisure College USA: The Decline in Student Study Time Washington DC: The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy...

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.