Entries tagged: UOC

Education Worldwide

First ladies Obama and Bush urge African leaders to educate, empower women and girls

In a conversation at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with former first lady Laura Bush, Michelle Obama shared her personal success story and the important role education played in her life. “I am an[…]

OpenEd & OER

Working Together to keep the Web Open and Free: Tim Berners-Lee on its 25th Anniversary

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[…]

OpenEd & OER

Open Access and Education: a work in progress

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[…]

OpenEd & OER

Roundtable: Opening UP Higher Education: Open Content, Open Networked Learning, MOOCs, Open Business – What to Expect? What to Be Ready For?

  On June 25th, the Chair organised a Roundtable on Open Education & MOOCs with the title: Opening UP Higher Education: Open Content, Open Networked Learning, MOOCs, Open Business – What to Expect? What to[…]

Misc.

Our News: The New Academic Council of the Chair

Last Wednesday, the 14th of March, UNESCO / UOC Chair in e-Learning held its 1st inaugural meeting of the Academic Council. The agenda of the meeting included the following issues, among others: The convening and the opening[…]