Wednesday, June 19, 2019

SAIDE newletter on open and distance education in Africa

The South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) has published its latest newsletter. Two articles caught my eye. Mhlanga, E. (2010) SOFIE (Strengthening Open and...

New educational software for mobile learning in developing countries

Commonwealth of Learning (2010) LIVES: Mobile phones for learning Connections February, Vol. 15, No. 1 In a blog posting in December (2009), I wrote that...

Lifelong learning for farmers in developing countries

Commonwealth of Learning (2010) Lifelong learning for farmers: Sri Lanka Connections, February, Vol. 15, No. 1 The Commonwealth of Learning has expanded its lifelong learning...

Update on educational video games, March 2010

Thanks to Natasha Boskic for this John Rice (2010). New 3D Learning Book by Karl Kapp. Educational Games Research: Research and discussion concerning instructional video...

A personal view of e-learning at the University of British Columbia

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (home of OLT) It's now seven years since I resigned as Director of Distance Education and Technology at UBC,...

e-Agriculture in Kenya

macherukaruku (2009) Electronic Agriculture in Kenya’s Arid and Semi–Arid Lands (ASAL) Schools Africa Rural Connect Sustainable Environment and Agriculture Network (Seanet) International is a Kenyan...

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.