Thursday, October 21, 2021

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...

A self-paced online course for school (k-12) teachers about teaching online

Who created the course? BlendEd is a teacher-organised program that offers free professional development and resources for teachers to support blended learning pedagogy. Based in...

Study of British students’ digital experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic

JISC (2021) Student digital experience insights survey 2020/21: Findings from UK higher education and further education (pulse 1: October-December 2020), 8 March 2021 This is...

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...

Bridging the digital divide in higher education: 1: from a business perspective

Goldrick-Rab. S. et al. (2020) #RealCollege During the Pandemic The Hope Centre for College, Community and Justice Philadelphia: Temple University, June, pp. 22 Wasik, E....

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....

Video conferencing systems and experiential learning

Correia, A.-P. et al (2020) Evaluating videoconferencing systems for the quality of the educational experience, Distance Education, Vol. 41, No. 4, November 2020 Purpose of...

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...

Why Maryam Tsegaye’s prizewinning video is so important for online learning: your challenge

In case you missed the news item in early December, Maryam Tsegaye, a 17 year old from Fort McMurray, Alberta, won the 2020 Breakthrough...

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.