Saturday, February 23, 2019

Improving productivity in online learning: can we scale ‘the learning that matters most’?

The story so far This is a continuation of the discussion on whether online learning can increase educational ‘productivity.’ Previous posts in this series include: Technology,...

A bill of rights for online learners?

Morris, S.M. and Stommel, J. (2013) A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age Hybrid Pedagogy, January 22 I've just caught...

IRRODL, Vol. 14, No. 1 now available

IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning), Volume 14, Number 1 is now available, for free downloading as open educational resources. This...

Who benefits from online learning?

Di Xu & Shanna Smith Jaggars (2013) Adaptability to Online Learning: Differences Across Types of Students and Academic Subject Areas New York: Community College...

No. 1 aha moment: media are different

© Open University 2013 In a previous post, I listed the seven 'aha' moments that have been the most seminal 'discoveries' in my researching and...

Measuring the growth of online learning: the Babson College 2012 survey

Allen, I.E. and Seaman, J. (2013) Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States  Wellesley MA: Babson College/Quahog Research Group Based...

Developing a strategy for lifelong learners in Canadian universities and colleges (and its implications...

© Pat Cegan's 'Source of Inspiration', 2012 Council of Ontario Universities (2012) Increased numbers of students heading to Ontario universities Toronto ON: COU Changing demographics This press...

New journal: International Women Online Journal of Distance Education

The International Women Online Journal of Distance Education  (int.WOJDE) is a journal focused specifically on women in distance education. The Editor-in-Chief is Prof.Dr.Emine Demiray, Anadolu University, Turkey (the...

The market for MOOCs

Kolowich, S. (2012) Who takes MOOCs? Inside Higher Education, June 5 Article about a survey of 14,000 participants in Stanford's Andrew Ng's course on machine...

Nine steps to quality online learning: Step 2: Decide on what kind of online...

This is the third in a series of 10 posts on designing quality online courses. The first two posts (which should be read before...

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.