Wednesday, August 5, 2020

My seven ‘a-ha’ moments in the history of educational technology

A good question I get asked a lot of questions about online learning, educational technology and distance education, but recently I was asked one that...

The role of information sciences in online learning: a review of IRRODL, Vol. 13,...

An overview of the papers IRRODL (the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning) has once again produced a fascinating themed edition, this...

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...

Innovation in teaching in Ontario universities

  Council of Ontario Universities (2012) Beyond the sage on the stage: innovative and effective teaching and learning in Ontario universities Toronto ON: COU This document...

Concevoir l’enseignment en ligne pour répondre aux besoins des apprenants du 21e siècle

Il est l'heure quand beaucoup des universités et des collèges Canadiennes offrent la formation aux professeurs. Ainsi j'avais été bien occupé pendant les dernières...

Designing online learning for the 21st century

This being the time of year when many Canadian post-secondary institutions offer faculty development opportunities, I have been busy the last two or three...

A short critique of the Khan Academy

Bean, E. (2012) Wrath of Khan?: Deconstructing the online learning academy Detroit Web 2.0 Examiner, March 12 Eric Bean is an educator who has signed up...

Pedagogical roles for video in online learning

The underuse of video in post-secondary online learning Video is not being used enough in online learning in post-secondary education. When used it is often...

Using interactive video for patient health education

Along with thousands of other people over 65, I''m scheduled for a partial knee replacement this summer. As part of the excellent pre-operational education...

Launch of Arabic e-learning portal for business education

© Tony Bates, 2012 Creative Commons License Curley, N. (2012) Arabic e-Learning Portal Nibras.com Launches, Offering Online Business Education, Wamda, February 8 Jabbar Internet Group has launched...

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.