Monday, August 10, 2020

Simulation and its Discontents

Turkle, S. (2009) Simulation and Its Discontents Cambridge: MIT Press (launch: May 2009) From the publisher's blurb: Sherry Turkle examines the now dominant medium of our...

Is simulation as good as real life

Batson, T. (2009) Is simulation as good as real life? Campus Technology, March 18 Excellent article on the value of simulations versus authentic experience.

Alberta university uses online technology to take lessons way out of the classroom

Canadian Press (2009) 'Alberta university uses online technology to take lessons way out of the classroom' Canadian Press, Feb 18 Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada...

Online symposium on New Media and Learning (NMC)

Call for Proposals NMC Symposium on New Media and Learning March 24-26, 2009, via the Internet Proposals for presentations for the NMC Symposium on New Media and...

Using simulations to dig deeper in science teaching

Tinker, R. (2009) How can less be more? Concord Consortium Newsletter, Winter A description of how the Molecular Workbench simulator can be used to allow...

Assessing the effectiveness of an interactive electronics lab simulation: the learners' perspective

Kamlaskar, C. (2009) 'Assessing the effectiveness of an interactive electronics lab simulation: the learners' perspective' Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 10, No....

The Future of the Internet III

Anderson, J. and Rainie, L. (2008) The Future of the Internet III Pew Internet & American Life Project A survey of internet leaders, activists and...

E-learning in education and training in New Zealand

At the invitation of Richard Elliott, and John Clayton of Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC), I gave a series of keynotes and workshops in...

Don’t Bother Me Mom – I’m Learning

Prensky, M. (2006) Don’t Bother Me Mom – I’m Learning St. Paul, Minnesota: Paragon House

Using Simulations to Promote Learning in Higher Education

Hertel, J. and Millis, B. (2002) Using Simulations to Promote Learning in Higher Education Sterling, VA: Stylus

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.