Friday, September 18, 2020

Better than a MOOC? Free online vocational training

Bornstein, D. (2012) Open education for a global economy New York Times, July 11 I wrote earlier about ALISON, the world's largest supplier of free...

A new online learning environment from the corporate training sector

SkillSoft (2012) SkillSoft Introduces SkillPort 8® - A Revolutionary Learning Experience Orlando FA/Nashua NH: SkillSoft, May 1 Is the higher education system learning enough from the...

The world’s largest supplier of free online learning?

Who do you think is the largest supplier of free online learning? MIT? Stanford? Carnegie Mellon's Open Learn Initiative? iTunesU? The UK's OpenLearn? The...

Examples of hybrid online learning from Ontario

Judith Tobin of Contact North has been collecting examples of innovation in online learning from the 20 universities and 24 colleges in the Ontario...

A hard look at Rapid eLearning

Boulet, G. (2012) Rapid eLearning: Building a House Without an Architect, eLearn Magazine, February 2012 This is an excellent article by Guy Boulet, of the Canadian Navy...

Online training for barmen (and women)

Health Communications Inc (2012) Washington State Liquor Control Board Approves Online Alcohol Server Training Program, February 9 Just to show that e-learning is now everywhere: Health...

Qatar’s e-learning success

Gulf Times (2012) ictQATAR e-learning initiative receives tremendous response, February 9 Another interesting development from an Arabic country. Qatar (population 1.76 million) has 8,000 participants taking web-based...

CVU’s report on the state of online university education in Canada: first heal thyself

Canadian Virtual University (2012) Online University Education in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities Athabasca University AB: Canadian Virtual University. The report was commissioned by the Canadian Federal...

European report on the future of learning

Redecker, C. et al. (2011) The Future of Learning: Preparing for Change Seville Spain: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, JRC, European Commission What the report...

Australia’s national strategy for e-learning in vocational and educational training (VET)

Australia: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (2011) National VET e-Learning Strategy, 2012-2015 Canberra: Government of Australia This document sets out a national strategy for...

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.