RPP #149: Teaching in a Digital Age - Interview with Tony Bates

Interview with Dr. Tony Bates, CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University. Tony was the former Director of Distance Education and Technology at the University of British Columbia. We discuss the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age of technology: New skills needed in our digital ageExplicit skills, knowledge management, critical thinking, independent learningPreparing faculty for teachingMove toward team teachingRole of publishersCollaborative learningCommunities of practiceAgile design applied to teaching/learningFuture of MOOCs after the hypeMost important trends for education 5-10 years out

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