Sunday, September 15, 2019

No. 5 aha moment: the Web as a universal standard

This is the sixth in a series of posts about the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational technology, where I...

Africa is the world’s fastest developing e-learning market

Adkins, S. (2013) The Africa Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2011-2016 Forecast and Analysis Monroe WA: Ambient Insight This is one of the...

Desire2Learn acquires Degree Compass

Dobby, C. (2013) Desire2Learn acquires technology to predict how students will perform National Post, January 24 Desire2Learn, a leading LMS company, has acquired Degree Compass,...

Outlook for online learning in 2013: online learning comes of age

FunTab Class 9.1 Android ICS Tablet: will 2013 be the year of the tablet? In a previous post, I talked about the difficulties in making...

Important developments in online learning in India in 2012

In my e-Learning Outlook for 2012 published on January 2 in 2012 I wrote: Watch India .....there are several reasons behind this prediction: the Indian government’s decision to subsidize...

Research and development in online learning from the Open University of Catalonia

Two weeks ago I visited two open universities (the UK OU and the Open University of Catalonia) and a research lab of the Institute...

Innovation in teaching in Ontario universities

  Council of Ontario Universities (2012) Beyond the sage on the stage: innovative and effective teaching and learning in Ontario universities Toronto ON: COU This document...

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...

Worldwide mobile phone distribution

Daily Infographics (2012) The World of Mobile Phones, January 20 I'm posting this infographic, because the Canadian government is looking at changing the rules about...

e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

© Firehorse Blog, 2012 Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue...

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.