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A personal history: 11. The creation of the OLA and a lesson about backing-up...

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Listen to Post I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a...

A personal history of ed tech: 10. Why I emigrated to Canada

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 Listen to Post I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a growing...

A personal history: 9 The Northern Ireland Troubles and bun hurling at Lakehead University

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a growing interest in...

A personal history: 8. The start of the digital revolution

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1985 was a significant year for me. I got my first desk-top computer and discovered the Internet. The state of technology in 1984 It is hard to remember these days a time when there weren’t computers on every desk connected to...

A personal history: 7. Distance education in Canada in 1982

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a growing interest in...

A personal history: 6. Satellite TV in Europe and lessons from the 1980s

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Satellite TV in Europe Under the leadership of Jacque Delors, by 1985 the European Economic Commission in Brussels was pushing hard for greater European economic and political integration. Britain, reluctantly under Margaret Thatcher, was a full member of the European...

A personal history: 5. India and educational satellite TV

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a growing interest in...

A personal history: 4: Some educational technologies in the 1980s

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Image: Bob Fuller, 1985 I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a...

A personal history: 3. What I learned from Open University summer schools

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a growing interest in...

A personal history: 2. Researching the BBC/Open University broadcasts

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning. I thought I would share these as there seems to be a growing interest in...

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.