Sunday, December 16, 2018

A short critique of the Khan Academy

Bean, E. (2012) Wrath of Khan?: Deconstructing the online learning academy Detroit Web 2.0 Examiner, March 12 Eric Bean is an educator who has signed up...

Big developments in e-books

Eisenberg, A. (2011) Making Science leap from the Page, New York Times, December 17 At last: an e-book designed to exploit digitality! This is a...

The joy of statistics

To cheer you up for the new year, I offer you: In this four minute BBC video on YouTube, Hans Rosling animates life expectancy and...

Workshops on teaching math, literacy with Moodle and cells phones in class

CEET, the Community of Expertise in Educational Technology, is a professional learning forum for BC educators. It is an opportunity to network, explore...

Games to teach science and math in the USA

Barak Obama has announced a number of initiatives to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). One of these initiatives are...

Virginia Tests Video Games as Teaching Tools

Stansbury, M. (2009) Virginia Tests Video Games as Teaching Tools eSchool News, April 28 Extract: 'Virginia reportedly has become the first state to implement a pilot...

SAIDE ACEMaths Project

Sapire, I. and Welch, T. (2009) SAIDE ACEMaths Project SAIDE Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 1 The SAIDE ACEMaths project is an Open Educational Resources (OER)...

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.