Thursday, April 25, 2019

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...

E-learning in 2011: a retrospective

'That was the year that was, it's over, let it go...', as the old song says. But before it does go, let's look back...

IRRODL’s new issue on emergent learning

IRRODL, Vol. 12, No. 7, 2011: Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning The guest editors, Rod Sims and Elena Kays have collected together a...

Book review: Clark Quinn’s ‘The Mobile Academy’

Quinn, C. (2012) The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Higher Education San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley, 120 pp The author points out that 90% of the world's...

The Victoria, Australia website on iPads for Learning

I am making two exceptions with this post. I don't normally cover k-12 (too large an area and too different from post-secondary education), and...

iThanks, Steve!

'Never live someone else's dream; always live your own' - Steve Jobs I'm just one of millions who is saddened by the death of Steve...

Instructional design: the times they are a’changing

  Last week I attended a very interesting workshop, called Just ID,  at the University of British Columbia. The workshop was organized with the support of...

Kindle vs iPad: the Reed College comparison

Marmarelli, T. and Ringle, M. (2011) The Reed College iPad study Portland OR: Reed College Marmarelli, T. and Ringle, M. (2009) The Reed College Kindle...

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.