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Webinar: What is Online Learning Post-Pandemic?

What As organizations and institutions look forward to post-pandemic offerings, many are examining to what degree online learning will factor into their daily operations as they create and support learning opportunities for students, staff, employees and the general public. Join a...

Curriculum design and the teaching of 21st century skills

Rayner, P.J. (2021) Curriculum and program renewal: an introduction Edubytes, November Chadha, D. (2006) A curriculum model for transferable skills development Engineering Education, Vol.1, No. 1 The Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology at the University of British Columbia produces an...

Book Review: Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development

Jagannathan, S. (ed.) (2021) Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development: How Upskilling, Data Analytics and Educational Technologies Close the Skills Gap Routledge: New York/London, pp.379, eBook: US$39.16 Who are the authors/editor? Sheila Jagannathan, the editor and author of five of the...

12 guiding principles for teaching with technology – still relevant?

Bates, A. (1995) Technology, Open Learning and Distance Education Routledge: New York/London How much has changed in educational technology over the last 30 years? In my 1995 book listed above, I suggested 12 golden rules for using technology in education and...

Do we need a theory for blended learning?

The value of a good theory The psychologist, Kurt Levine, said there is nothing more practical than a good theory. When faced with conflicting facts or difficult circumstances, a good theory will help in making appropriate decisions. We have indeed...

Why we need some humility about online learning – and about face-to-face teaching

Those of us who have been fighting to get online learning accepted over the last 20-25 years have argued strongly the merits of online learning. We have argued that not only can it increase access, especially for older, working...

Some recent videos on the future of online learning

I'm listing here some of the recordings of recent presentations and webinars that include a good deal of input from faculty and/or graduate students. ________________________________________________________________________ 2021 Recent research into the effectiveness of online and emergency remote learning Athabasca University EdD course...

The limits of online learning in a dystopian future: a discussion

Murgatroyd, S. (2021) The precarious futures for online learning Revista Paraguaya de Educación a Distancia, FACEN-UNA, Vol. 2, No. 2 Stephen Murgatroyd is a big picture kind of guy. He likes to observes trends, then make not so much predictions...

Staying Online: a new book by Robert Ubell

Ubell, R. (2022) Staying Online: How to Navigate Digital Higher Education New York/London: Routledge, 180 pp This book was published on September 7, 2021, and is now available (paperback: US$31.96). What is the book about? From the publisher's blurb: As colleges and...

What happens to online students when the Internet goes down?

Holzweiss, P. and Walker, D. (2021) The Impact of a Regional Crisis on Online Students and Faculty Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, Vol. 24, No. 3  What happens when the Internet goes down? This article is required reading for administrators...

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.