Monday, November 11, 2019

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...

Sky’s the limit: the world’s cheapest touch-screen tablet

© Android Community, 2011 Marlow, I. (2012) The Next Billion Report on Business Toronto: Globe and Mail, January This has to be the best e-learning technology story...

Vancouver showcase of online learning innovations available on video

The Justice Institute of British Columbia and Vancouver Community College hosted an 'online showcase' on November 30, 2011, sponsored by the Metro Vancouver Educational...

IRRODL, Vol. 12. No. 6: an evolving web-based journal

Vol. 12, No. 6 of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning continues to evolve the concept of the online, web-based journal. New...

Making online courses accessible to blind students

Parry, M. (2010) Colleges lock out blind students online Chronicle of Higher Education, December 17 'Colleges that wouldn't dare put up a new building without...

UNESCO signs mobile learning agreement

Somewhat late news, but still important for this interested in developing mobile learning applications for developing countries: UNESCO and telecommunications company Nokia have recently signed...

Distance Education and Mobile Learning

The Australian-based Distance Education journal has just brought out a special edition on distance education and mobile learning. The articles between them provide a good...

Rapid growth forecast in ICTs in BRIC countries + Indonesia

Boston Consulting Group (2010) The Internet’s New Billion: Digital Consumers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia Boston MA: Boston Consulting Group. You can...

Aggregated resources on online learning and the visually impaired

On August 23 I posted about online learning and students with disabilities. In the post, I asked readers for suggestions about how to improve...

Online learning and students with disabilities

Kolowich, S. (2010) Blinding technology of online learning Inside Higher Education, August 23 In this excellent article, Steve Kolowich examines some of the issues around...

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.