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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 London, England. BlendEd is run by the London Connected Learning Centre. Who designed the course? The Connected...

Teaching during a pandemic: a longitudinal study

Johnson, N., Seaman, J. and Veletsianos, G. (2021) Teaching during a pandemic: Spring Transition, Fall Continuation, Winter Evaluation Bay View Analytics: Oakland CA, March 22, pp. 53 This is the nineteenth in a growing series on Research reports on Covid-19 and...

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 another study of student responses to the Covid-19 emergency teaching, as part of my series...

Using ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ for faculty development: two international examples

Keshavarz, M. and Ghoneim, A. (2021) Preparing Educators to Teach in a Digital Age. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, Vol. 22, No.1, pp. 221-242.  This article describes how parts of my open, online textbook, 'Teaching...

Teaching large lecture classes online in the fall?

Getting ready for the fall In many countries, including Canada, it is expected that most people will be vaccinated by September. Thus many students are hoping for a return to 'normal' campus-based teaching for the fall semester and many universities...

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 blended learning, but we can also learn from emergency online learning.” “We still need to learn...

Bridging the Digital Divide: 3: The Fundamentals of Inequality

Goldrick-Rab. S. et al. (2020) #RealCollege During the Pandemic The Hope Centre for College, Community and Justice Philadelphia: Temple University, June, pp. 22 This is the third post in a series of three about reports on the digital divide and online learning. The...

Bridging the Digital Dive: 2: Technology inequities and solutions

McKenzie, L. (2021) Bridging the Digital Divide: Lessons from Covid-19 Washington DC: Inside Higher Education, February 2, 27 pp This is the second post in a series of three about reports on the digital divide and online learning. The first...

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. and Bray, M. (2020) Bridging the digital divide to engage students in higher education London:...

Resources to support special education students studying online

Continuing my theme of inequity arising from the switch from in-person to emergency remote learning, one group of children/students particularly affected are those with special needs. In the U.S. alone, 7.5 million students in special education are currently affected...

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.