By Cathy Davidson. Last week, for the #FutureEd class where students are working in teams to design three very different institutions of higher education "from scratch" (i.e. no cake mix for these learning cupcakes please!), we each evaluated the three model universities from the perspective of "Would You Send Your Child to This Intitution?". More...
Phase 1 of the Open Education Challenge (OEC) is now closed. The project has received a total of 611 applications from 74 countries worldwide. Lead by P.A.U. Education and the Armat Group, the challenge is an opportunity for cutting-edge education startups to receive mentoring and seed funding through the European Incubator for Innovation in Education. This has been launched in partnership with the European Commission and forms a part of Startup Europe. More...
The European Commission is launching a network of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) web and apps skills providers. It is calling upon web entrepreneurs, universities, MOOC providers and online learners to join the network, which is part of the Startup Europe initiative. The network also offers a discussion group that can be found on the European Commission’s Open Education Europa portal. The project is coordinated by P.A.U. Education in partnership with Iversity. More...
Disability Intergroup member MEP Rosa Estaràs Ferragut and incluD-ed, the European Network for Inclusive Education and Disability, co-hosted the first Conference on Inclusive Education and Disability in Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday 9 April 2014. This landmark event was led by Fundación ONCE, co-funded by the European Social Fund and coordinated by P.A.U. Education. Over 100 attendees were present, including members of the EU Parliament and key European stakeholders. More...
The Open Education Europa portal has published a selection of MOOCs for the MOOCs for web and apps skills initiative, launched by DG CONNECT. This new network aims to map the European demand for web-related skills and promote the use of MOOCs for capacity-building in the corresponding fields.
There follows a selection of MOOCs (from 2014, in English and Spanish) which can help you to train your web and apps skills and become truly web-pro:
- Modelling and Simulation using MATLAB®
- Design Thinking
- Diseño, Organización y Evaluación de videojuegos y gamificación (2ª edición)
- Teaching computing: part 2
- Android: Introducción a la programación
- Aplicaciones de la Teoría de Grafos a la vida real (3a edición)
- Dispositivos Móviles para la Gestión del Territorio (3a edición)
- SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA
- Robots y Videojuegos en las aulas: Scratch y Arduino para profesores
- ICT in Primary Education
- MOOC Emprendimiento - EMPRENDEMOOC
- Desarrollo de Aplicaciones en HTML5 y para Dispositivos Móviles Firefox O.S. (2ª edición)
- Introducción a la Programación para Ciencias e Ingeniería (2ª edición)
- Gamification Design
By jnanassy. Those folks who were given the assignment to defend connectivism as a learning theory had a really tough job. You can read their position paper here. I assert that connectivism is a method that is taught to students or learned by students, but a learning theory? No way. The web allows us to access information quickly and puts the task of sifting through volumes of information squarely on the information seeker. More...
Von Katharina Wagner. Drei gute Gründe
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Von . DIE ZEIT: Sie bringen internationalen Studenten an der Uni Göttingen das Fahrradfahren bei. Warum machen Sie das?