Thursday, September 16, 2021

New book on learning with digital games

Whitton, N. (2010) Learning with Digital Games New York/London: Routledge From the publisher's blurb: Written for Higher Education teaching and learning professionals, Learning with Digital Games...

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...

Motivation, group work and community in distance education – and more

The Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 23, No. 2 is now available online. The four research articles in this issue address the themes of motivation,...

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....

Pay attention, students: Blackboard is watching you

Carter, C. (2009) Tech helps students adopt good study habits eCampus News, Sept 2 Well, up to a point...Extract from article: Purdue University is using educational...

The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) expands training, course development

Commonwealth of Learning (2009) Virtual University expands training, course development Connections, Vol. 14, No. 1 Excerpts: The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)...

3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction

Reynard, R. (2009) '3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction' Campus Technology, 11 Feb An excellent article on designing effective use of wikis...

First principles of motivation to learn and e3-learning

Keller, J. (2008) ‘First principles of motivation to learn and e3-learning’ Distance Education Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 175-185

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.