Thursday, October 21, 2021

US$20 million for research into the use of AI for STEM online education

Yes! Weekly (2021) NSF Investing $20 million in effort to transform online education for adults, August 16 The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced on July 29,...

Special Pandemic Issue of the Journal ‘Online Learning’ Part 3: How some instructors changed...

Rutherford, T., Karamarkovich, S.M., Xu, D., Tate, T.P., Sato, B., Baker, R.B., & Warschauer, M.(2021). Profiles of instructor responses to emergency distance learning. Online...

Teaching during a pandemic: a longitudinal study

Johnson, N., Seaman, J. and Veletsianos, G. (2021) Teaching during a pandemic: Spring Transition, Fall Continuation, Winter Evaluation Bay View Analytics: Oakland CA, March...

Tilting at windmills: two research studies on students’ views on Canadian universities’ responses to...

OCUFA (2020) OCUFA 2020 Study: COVID-19 and the Impact on University Life and Education Toronto ON, November HESA/The Strategic Counsel (2021) The Future of Learning:...

Post-Pandemic Lesson 10: We need more (and better) data

This is the last of 10 Lessons from a Post-Pandemic World. For the other nine, click here. “Research studies were of necessity quick and dirty,...

Research reports on Covid-19 and emergency remote learning/online learning

Post last up-dated: 9 June, 2021 Since March 2020, there has been a flurry of research on emergency remote learning. Most published research up to...

Learning analytics in online learning: trying hard but need to do better

I have now covered all five main articles in the special August issue of the journal Distance Education on learning analytics (because it is...

Using virtual reality to study interactive molecular dynamics

Morales, A. (2018) How Virtual Reality Can Change The Way We See Our Molecular World, Forbes, 25 July O'Connor, M. et al. (2018) Sampling molecular conformations...

The current madness in online learning: case no. 2

Baker, R. et al. (2018) Bias in Online Classes: Evidence from a Field Experiment, Stanford CA: Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis, CEPA Working Paper ...

What I would like to see in online learning in 2018: 1: a theory...

Prediction is difficult, especially about the future, so I won't waste your time in suggesting what technologies are likely to take off in 2018....

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.