Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The University of Western Sydney goes for blended learning – big time!

Griffith, C. (2012) University to roll out 11,000 Apple iPads, The Australian, December 20 All new students enrolling in first year courses in the autumn...

Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

An analysis of iTunes Course Manager

Kim, J. (2012) How big a deal is Apple's iTunes U Course Manager? Inside Higher Education, August 23 iTunes U Course Manager is a web-based...

Apps or web sites for publishing on mobile devices?

Pontin, J. (2010) Why publishers don't like apps, Technology Review, May 7 This article is sub-titled: The future of media on mobile devices isn't with applications...

Examples of virtual worlds, simulations and mobile apps from Ontario

Carleton Virtual This is the second in a series of guest blogs on innovative developments in online learning in Ontario post-secondary institutions. (The first was...

Why learning management systems are not going away

Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

Financial Times highlights online business degrees

Financial Times (2012) Online Learning, March 12 This special edition of the UK-based Financial Times has about a dozen articles about online learning in business...

Can education afford the iPad?

 Extract: Click on the graphic to see the full graphic Onlineteachingdegree.com has produced another interesting graphic comparing the costs of iPads to textbooks. It argues...

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...

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.