Friday, May 27, 2022

Discussing classroom-type online learning

I am slowly working on the third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. I have added a section to the first chapter on...

Successful competency-based learning in a California school system

West, C. (2021) How to do online learning well? A California district has some answers The Hechinger Report, December 19 In my search for relevant...

A Review of Online Learning in 2021

2021: still bad but better In my review for 2020, I wrote 'Goodbye - and don't come back', a reaction to the horrible year caused...

Virtualized or online learning? An explanation – and rationale – from Ryerson University

The Chang School (2021) What's the difference between Online and Virtualized Learning? Toronto: Ryerson University, May 28. In an earlier post, The ‘not normal’ return...

Quality and equity in digital learning: a policy brief from the Commonwealth of Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (2021) Quality and equity in digital learning: a policy brief Burnaby BC: Commonwealth of Learning About the policy brief The Commonwealth of Learning...

Teaching large lecture classes online in the fall?

Getting ready for the fall In many countries, including Canada, it is expected that most people will be vaccinated by September. Thus many students are...

Post-Pandemic Lesson 3. We know how to do quality online and blended learning, but...

This is the third of 10 Lessons from a Post-Pandemic World. For the other nine, click here. “We know how to do quality online and...

Five free keynotes on online learning for streaming into virtual conferences

Sleepless nights and global learning I received many requests last year to deliver keynotes into virtual conferences. These requests came from all around the world....

Online learning and (k-12) schools: 2. Technology and cost issues

This is the second in a series of posts on online learning in the (k-12) school sector. The first was What needs to be...

Recordings of Contact North/ATD’s Learning and Technology Conference now available

The conference I'm still catching up on all the posts I meant to write during 2020 but have been too busy to do.  Contact North and...

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.