Thursday, November 14, 2019

A Nation Online: How Americans are Expanding their Use of the Internet

United States Department of Commerce (2002) A Nation Online: How Americans are Expanding their Use of the Internet Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce,...

Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity

Wenger, E. (1999) Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity Cambridge University Press

The Instructional Use of Learning Objects

Wiley, D. (ed.) (2002) The Instructional Use of Learning Objects Bloomington, IN: Agency for Instructional Technology

Web 2.0 And Independent Learning

Everyone is getting excited about the new Web 2.0 tools for education (see, for instance, Stephen Downes on e-Learning 2.0.   Indeed, so am...

The Cult of the Amateur

Keen, A. (2007) The Cult of the Amateur New York: Doubleday

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.