A personal history of ed tech: 10. Why I emigrated to Canada
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by Tony Bates
3d ago
 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 interest in the history of educational technology. Note that these posts are NOT meant to […] The post A personal history of ed tech: 10. Why I emigrated to Canada first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history: 9 The Northern Ireland Troubles and bun hurling at Lakehead University
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by Tony Bates
5d ago
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 the history of educational technology. Note that these posts are NOT meant to be deeply researched […] The post A personal history: 9 The Northern Ireland Troubles and bun hurling at Lakehead University first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history: 8. The start of the digital revolution
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by Tony Bates
2w ago
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 the Internet. Up until about 1985, there were three main means of communication available […] The post A personal history: 8. The start of the digital revolution first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history: 7. Distance education in Canada in 1982
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by Tony Bates
2w ago
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 the history of educational technology. Note that these posts are NOT meant to be deeply researched […] The post A personal history: 7. Distance education in Canada in 1982 first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history: 6. Satellite TV in Europe and lessons from the 1980s
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by Tony Bates
3w ago
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 Economic Commission, and so the Open University was eligible for grant funding for many of […] The post A personal history: 6. Satellite TV in Europe and lessons from the 1980s first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history: 4: Some educational technologies in the 1980s
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by Tony Bates
1M ago
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 growing interest in the history of educational technology. Note that these posts are NOT meant […] The post A personal history: 4: Some educational technologies in the 1980s first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history: 3. What I learned from Open University summer schools
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by Tony Bates
1M ago
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 the history of educational technology. Note that these posts are NOT meant to be deeply researched […] The post A personal history: 3. What I learned from Open University summer schools first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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A personal history of open learning and educational technology: 1. The start of the UK Open University
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by Tony Bates
1M ago
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 the history of educational technology. Note that these posts are NOT meant to be deeply researched […] The post A personal history of open learning and educational technology: 1. The start of the UK Open University first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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An AI-informed discussion of research methods in digital learning
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by Tony Bates
1M ago
The Athabasca University Doctor of Education in Distance Education Each year I do a webinar with Ph.D students in the Doctor of Education in Distance Education at Athabasca University. Because I am now retired I haven’t been keeping up with all the latest developments in distance education, so I thought I would focus on a […] The post An AI-informed discussion of research methods in digital learning first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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Why Canada’s current policies towards international students are a form of colonialism
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by Tony Bates
2M ago
What am I claiming? This post has been brewing for some time, and has been prompted by the recent announcement that the Federal government is re-instating the limit of a maximum of 20 hours paid employment for international students. I have been increasingly concerned that Canada’s current policies regarding international students are corrupting its post-secondary […] The post Why Canada’s current policies towards international students are a form of colonialism first appeared on Tony Bates ..read more
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