Monday, November 19, 2018

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of social media

Social media are still in a very volatile state of development, and many faculty worry about the negative aspects of students who are continually...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of computing

This is the fourth post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. This was a fun one...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of text and print

This is the first of several posts on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. I'm...

Welcome back and a review of online learning developments in July and August

Here in Canada, tomorrow is the start of a new academic year. I know, because our garbage cans are full and the back lane...

Los Angeles schools to issue iPads to all students

Weiss, T. (2013) Los Angeles plans to give 640,000 students free iPads, CITE World, July 25 I don't normally cover k-12 developments, but this one...

MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

CNIE conference on Leadership and Innovation in Learning

I was in Ottawa in early May also to give a keynote at the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education conference. I am ashamed...

Sommet de l’iPad en éducation

Un message d'Aurélien Fievez: le Colloque international en éducation : enjeux actuels et futurs de la formation et de la profession enseignante aura lieu les 2 et 3 mai...

Exploiting the affordances of the iPad at Lynn University

Students at Lynn University Tilsley, A. (2013) iPadU Inside Higher Education, January 15 This is a report about Lynn University, a private nonprofit university based in...

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...

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.