Thursday, September 24, 2020

Two webinars on the future of online learning next week

I am offering two quite different webinars next week on the future of online learning.  Contact North This will be the last in my series of...

Online learning in 2020: perfect vision in the Year of the Rat

No, no firm predictions from me for 2020 other than more of the same from 2019, plus something unexpected. However, I will suggest three...

Learning analytics and personality traits: a scary night-time story

This is the second post reviewing articles in the journal Distance Education, Vol. 40, No.3, a special edition on learning analytics in distance education....

Second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age now published

The second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available at https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev2/ The first edition was published in 2015. The second edition is...

Chapter 8.7.d Emerging technologies: conclusion and summary

I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on the second...

Chapter 8.7c Artificial intelligence

  I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on the second...

Working on the second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age: some lessons learned...

I have been very quiet with my blog, partly due to having fun in the summer, but also because I am in the process...

Some thoughts on the future of public higher education

One of the responses I had to my series on the coming crisis to post-secondary education in Canada was: 'Well, what do you think...

Rethinking the purpose of online learning: 4. Developing skills for a digital society

This series is turning out to be longer than I initially anticipated. In the first three posts I looked at the following possible reasons...

Can artificial intelligence transform higher education? Call for papers

  I know all my readers will be interested in the answer to this question! The International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education has recently put out...

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.