Monday, November 19, 2018

What I learned at Drexel University in National Distance Learning Week

Fear and loathing in Philadelphia On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, I found myself in Philadelphia on U.S. Presidential Election day, and even more importantly, the...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of computing

This is the fourth post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. This was a fun one...

More developments in online labs

Zalaznik, M. (2014) Online labs evolve University Business, May What's happening This article reports on the following developments in online labs: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has created an...

A new approach to online lab classes from the University of South Carolina

  Adams, S. and Duvall, B. (2014) Designing, building and supporting online lab courses, University Business, February 4 This article is a summary of a presentation...

Conference on science education at Western University

I was at the Western Conference on Science Education on July 10-11. I gave a a public lecture on designing teaching for 21st century...

Discussing design models for hybrid/blended learning and the impact on the campus

 A couple of weeks ago I had an interesting meeting with about 25 instructional designers from UBC, where we discussed design models for hybrid...

Can you teach lab science via remote labs?

Contact North (2013) The Colorado Community College System Sudbury ON: Contact North Contact North has been developing a series of posts on institutions that are 'game-changers'...

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.