24 décembre 2014

Open Education and the Role of Teachers in the Digital Era

During the “HOME: MOOCs the European way” conference in Porto on November 27-28, we recorded several stimulating ideas and insightful comments from prominent figures of Open Education in Europe and beyond. More...

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Meet the education innovators

The Open Education Challenge (OEC) brings concrete answers to the above question. The award ceremony of the Open Education Challenge will take place at the European High Level Conference «Education in the Digital Era» , conducted by chair of the challenge's jury, Lord David Puttnam. More...

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Does technology make learning more or less equal?

Sugata Mitra’s famous hole in the wall project is the most famous example of this. Other examples such as the Open University or Khan Academy seem to favour equality. Anyone can now watch the greatest Harvard lecturers. However, accessing these resources depends on having a computer, and having the motivation to log on. If we don’t want to favour the rich and well-educated, we should give hardware and software for free. This is more than low cost, this is no cost. More...

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Questionnaire on e-learning systems/MOOCs´ usage

This questionnaire is part of an academic research. This survey seeks to understand user satisfaction of e-learning systems/ MOOCs.
Your answer will make a significant contribution to the academy. This study is important to understand the satisfaction factors of e-learning systems usage. All collected data is under a strict criterion of confidentiality and anonymity. To answer this questionnaire will take approximately 15 minutes.
https://pt.surveymonkey.com/s/MassiveOpenOnlineCourses. More...

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Quality of education in the digital era: challenging but possible? Discussion outputs!

In our previous blog post, we have briefly described the current quality assurance in the European educational landscape.  Furthermore, we have addressed a number of critical questions connected to quality of digital education, inviting all of you to participate in the online pre-conference debate about the future of education in the digital era. More...

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10 ideas in education equality in the digital era

It’s important to be clear what we mean when we talk about inequality. This week David Kynaston wrote a piece in the UK national media about private education. In it he draws a key distinction. More...

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Education in the Digital Era: opening a discussion on quality

The EC and the Italian Presidency of the EU are hosting a high level conference on Education in the Digital Era on December 11th. The pre-conference dialog has already begun on various online platforms and you are all welcome to participate. The main topic of discussion is quality and relevance in learning. More...

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Potentiale mobilen Geschichtslernens für (kleine) Gedenkstätten

Allgemein wird unter M-Learning bzw. mobilem Lernen, abgeleitet vom Begriff des E-Learning, das Lernen mit mobilen Endgeräten wie Tablets oder Smartphones verstanden. Diese Geräte erlauben über einen Internetzugang potentiell überall und zu jeder Zeit Informationen, digitalisieret Artefakte und Dokumente abzurufen (Kulturzugang) sowie eigene Inhalte zu produzieren, zu veröffentlichen und mit anderen zu teilen bzw. zu kommunizieren. More...

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Addressing learning inequalities in the digital era

Education in all European countries is unequal. PISA scores show that across Europe an individual’s socio-economic status predicts their education outcomes. In some European countries this correlation is stronger, in some it is weaker, but increasing equality in education is a key priority. What is the role of digital learning in this? It can be a force for equality, but it can be a force for inequality. More...

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Language barriers

The majority of educational content produced, especially OERs is in major European Languages such as English, French, German, Spanish, Italian. What about the other languages? Less popular a language less available OERs on that language. Along with digital skills barrier, there are also language barriers for people speaking one of the less popular languages. More...

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