Monday, August 10, 2020

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of computing

This is the fourth post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. This was a fun one...

A new way to look at the costs of digital media in education

I said it was going to be fun looking at the costs of digital media in education, but it wasn't. When I came to...

Are rich media better than single media in online learning?

First of all, a happy New Year to everyone from almost the last place on earth to come into 2015. This is a discussion...

Moving beyond technology in designing online learning

This next post in my chapter on 'Understanding Technology in Education' for my book, Teaching in a Digital Age' is a long one, but...

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...

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.