Prof. Albert Sangrà, participated as a guestspeaker in Uninorte, Colombia (18th – 22nd March 2019). The conference focused on the ongoing debate surrounding online learning (OL) and how it is evolving in Latin America. Despite[…]
The infographic was suggested to us by the company Value Colleges. Believing that educational field is in need of more agencies and more new players, we are posting this view of Open Education. Your comments are welcome, as always.[…]
The report “Institutional MOOC Strategies in Europe” is part of the European Union-funded HOME project (Higher Education Online: MOOCs the European Way) led by EADTU. Released a few weeks ago, it presents data on the[…]
Under the Google Focused Research Award program, Carnegie Melon University received a two-year grant for research on and development of MOOCs platforms “intelligent enough to mimic the traditional classroom experience” (from the Chronicle Higher Education article: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/google-will-finance-carnegie-mellons-mooc-research/53521) It remains unclear[…]
In a pilot program with Coursera, the New York Public Library plans to organize meet-ups at which people taking massive open online courses can gather and discuss the courses with help from “trained facilitators.” The[…]
In March 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, 58, established a place for himself in the history books by creating the World Wide Web. That month, the Briton, who at the time worked for the European Organization for[…]
Open Access to research outcomes is a well known and discussed issue, but there is still much misunderstanding and many questions remain unanswered. To illustrate that, The Guardian recently published an article about some OA[…]
In a Memo to the faculty members released on Nov.18, The University of California system informed its faculty that after two years of evaluations and reviews, the Academic Council voted in July 2013 to adopt[…]
Last week, Oct. 21-27, the International Open Access Week was celebrated: a global event, now in its 6th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scolarship and research. The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya[…]
According to the European Commission’s data, education throughout the European Union is far from reaching the digital penetration which is needed to guarantee that students acquire the digital skills that are increasingly indispensable. The Commission[…]
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