Saturday, January 18, 2020

Can you do experiential learning online? Assessing design models for experiential learning

One of the frustrating things about writing a book (Teaching in a Digital World) is that just when you think you've finished a chapter,...

Adapting student assessment to the needs of a digital age

The story so far Chapter 5 of my open textbook, ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ is about the design of teaching and learning, which I am...

Game-based and immersive courses in a community college system

Bradley, P. (2014) Getting in the game: Colorado colleges develop game-based, immersive courses Community College Weekly, March 3 The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is...

e-learning trends from South Africa

Chadwick, K. (2014) e-Learning Trends for 2014 Bizcommunity.com This is an interesting perspective on corporate e-learning trends from Kirsty Chadwick in South Africa. I've focused...

Teaching practice in a virtual world

Ortega, S. (2014) UCF teaching technology spreads to 33 universities Central Florida Future, January 6 I haven't heard a lot in the last year about...

No. 1 aha moment: media are different

© Open University 2013 In a previous post, I listed the seven 'aha' moments that have been the most seminal 'discoveries' in my researching and...

Online learning set to expand and become a core function in Ontario’s universities and...

Contact North (2013) An Overview of the Strategic Mandate Agreement Proposals Prepared by Ontario’s Public Colleges and Universities: Online Learning Set to Expand and...

Important developments in online learning in India in 2012

In my e-Learning Outlook for 2012 published on January 2 in 2012 I wrote: Watch India .....there are several reasons behind this prediction: the Indian government’s decision to subsidize...

An archive of alI I know about online learning

At the recent COHERE conference I delivered two keynotes: Meeting the challenge of technology: are we failing as managers? Designing university teaching to meet the needs...

Are we right to fear computers in education – or in life?

In this post, I'm going to look at some fun fiction about computers, then raise some questions about whether our fears are rational, or...

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.