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Chapter 8.7.d Emerging technologies: conclusion and summary

I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on the second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age: some lessons learned about open publishing.)  For the former...

Chapter 8.7c Artificial intelligence

  I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on the second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age: some lessons learned about open publishing.) I will post...

Chapter 8.7.b Virtual and augmented reality

Screen shots from UBC's Soil Sciences TopAGraphy mobile app I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on the second edition of Teaching in a Digital...

Serious games and gamification

Serious game design methodology, from Digital Education Strategies, Ryerson University, 2018 Changes to Teaching in a Digital Age I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on...

Working on the second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age: some lessons learned...

I have been very quiet with my blog, partly due to having fun in the summer, but also because I am in the process of revising Teaching in a Digital Age. It seems impossible but it is now five...

Welcome back to online learning

I hope all my readers in the northern hemisphere have had as good a summer as we have had here in Vancouver, and you have come back renewed and ready to go in the continually interesting world of online...

How to remove the barriers to innovation in higher education and online learning

Morriss-Olson, M. (2017) Why is it so difficult to nurture innovation and academic entrepreneurship at a college or university? Academic Impressions, March 9 Barriers to innovation and change In the context of my series on innovation and change in post-secondary education/higher...

Some thoughts on the future of public higher education

One of the responses I had to my series on the coming crisis to post-secondary education in Canada was: 'Well, what do you think the higher education should look like in 10 years time if you think it's in...

Discussing the future of higher education in the holiday season

Mrig, A. and Sanaghan, P. (2019) The Future of Education: Will Higher Education Seize the Future or Fall Victim to IT? Academic Impressions I've been away on two weeks holiday, which included a family wedding, to a lovely Ireland and...

Book review: Open and Distance Education Theory Revisited

Jung, I. (ed.) Open and Distance Education Theory Revisited Singapore: Springer, 122 pp, US$44.99 (ePub issue); US$29.95 per chapter Why this book? This book, edited by Insung Jung of the International Christian University, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan, is a collection of chapters...

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.