Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...

$300 iPads will eat Notebooks: Gartner

Nagel, D. (2010) Media Tablet Growth to be driven by iPad Campus Technology, October 26 Gartner Consultants has updated its forecast for overall worldwide enterprise...

The iPad: consumption not production?

For another spin on the iPad, see Jeff Jarvis' BuzzMachine: 'after having slept with her (Ms. iPad), I woke up with morning-after regrets. She’s...

Early reports on iPads in higher education

Kolowich, S. (2010) Minor bumps for iPad Inside Higher Education, April 23 A report on how some USA universities and colleges have reacted to the...

Educational affordances of the iPad

For a very quick and preliminary review of possible educational uses or affordances of the Apple iPad, see Elliott Masie's 10 minute video at:...

More news from the eLearning Africa 2010 conference

The news portal for the eLearning Africa 2010 conference in Lusaka, Zambia, between May 26-28 has the following news items about presentations to be...

Will banning laptops in class work?

de Vise, D. (2010) Wide Web of diversions gets laptops evicted from lecture halls Washington Post March 9 An article about instructors who have banned...

What technology students have this year

Smith, S., Salaway, G., and Caruso, J. The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009—Key Findings Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Applied...

School of the Future: Lessons in failure

Stansbury, M. (2009) School of the Future: Lessons in failure eSchool News, June 1 This is one of a very few articles that deal with...

More on laptops in lectures

Schellenberg, T. (2009) Getting the Half Attention of Students UBC e-Strategy Newsletter, May An article that follows on from the Macleans OnCampus article, with additional...

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.