Sunday, May 19, 2019

Models for selecting and using technology: 3. Broadcast or communicative?

  This is the third post in a series on selecting and using technology for teaching and learning. The first two were Models for selecting and...

Innovative e-learning in the Vancouver area

I worry about the often negative tone of many of my posts. It was therefore a great pleasure to attend the joint Justice Institute...

Wikis and academic scholarship

Kolowich, S. (2010) Whither wikis? Inside Higher Education, July 14 This article takes a broad look at the use of wikis, particularly for academic scholarship/research,...

List of web 2.0 tools for instruction

Lloyd, M. (2010) 18 Web 2.0 tools for instruction Campus Technology, April 28 This very useful article asks two experts, Sarah Robbins (aka Intellagirl), of...

European wiki on virtual campuses – globally

Re.ViCa is a project funded by the European Commission. It is doing a review of Virtual Campuses all over Europe. As part of this...

Are We Ready to Use Wikipedia to Teach Writing?

Cummings, R. (2009) Are We Ready to Use Wikipedia to Teach Writing? Inside Higher Education, March 12 An interesting article about the use of Wikipedia,...

3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction

Reynard, R. (2009) '3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction' Campus Technology, 11 Feb An excellent article on designing effective use of wikis...

Wikipedia and the Meaning of Truth: Why the online encyclopedia’s epistemology should worry those...

Garfinkel, S. (2008) 'Wikipedia and the Meaning of Truth: Why the online encyclopedia's epistemology should worry those who care about traditional notions of accuracy,...

Teaching with wikis: addressing the digital divide

Samarawickrema, G., Benson, R. and Brack, C. (2008) 'Teaching with wikis: addressing the digital divide' in Whitton, N., and McPherson, M. (Eds) Rethinking the...

Wikis supporting authentic, collaborative activities: lessons from distance education

Thomas, P. et al. (2008) 'Wikis supporting authentic, collaborative activities: lessons from distance education' in Whitton, N., and McPherson, M. (Eds) Rethinking the digital...

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.