Wednesday, August 5, 2020

In defence of the book and other thoughts on the digitalization of knowledge

I have been struggling with the concept of books and publishing for some time now. I have authored over 10 books published 'traditionally', i.e....

List of web 2.0 tools for instruction

Lloyd, M. (2010) 18 Web 2.0 tools for instruction Campus Technology, April 28 This very useful article asks two experts, Sarah Robbins (aka Intellagirl), of...

Planning e-learning in vocational and technical education

Clark, L. (2009) Plan e-Learning Australian Flexible Learning Network This site provides comprehensive guidance and support for practitioners in planning and implementing e-learning (with a...

A personal view of e-learning at the University of British Columbia

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (home of OLT) It's now seven years since I resigned as Director of Distance Education and Technology at UBC,...

Journal of Educational Technology and Society: Vol. 12, No.4

The latest issue of "Journal of Educational Technology & Society" is now available on the ETS Journal Web Site. This issue contains 12 selected papers...

New edition of the Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education

The TOJDE is always an interesting compilation of papers by researchers mainly from outside the Western Anglo-Saxon culture. Volume: 11 Number: 1 can be...

R2D2: A model for using technology in education

Bonk, C. (2009) R2D2: A model for using technology in education eSchool News, December 11 For all you Luke Skywalkers and Princess Leias in e-learning,...

Colleges consider using blogs instead of Blackboard

Young, J. (2009) Colleges consider using blogs instead of Blackboard Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1 Halleluja! I've seen the future, and it's - WordPress? Well,...

Post-Secondary Students’ Purposes for Blogging

Leslie, P. and Murphy, E. (2008) Post-Secondary Students’ Purposes for Blogging International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, Vol. 9, No. 3 The...

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.