29 juillet 2015

The LLAS eLearning symposium celebrates its 10th anniversary with a book of case studies

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"The 10th edition of the LLAS eLearning symposium was held in January, run by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies, based at the University of Southampton, UK. More...

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Designing MOOCs - what are the challenges? - a quick survey

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"A short survey has been launched to identify the main challenges in MOOC's design as a follow-on of the MOOC design patterns project. More...

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FutureLearn MOOC students will be able to take tests at Pearson VUE centres

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"UK’s leading MOOCs platform FutureLearn has announced that it will offer its community of learners the opportunity to take certified tests at one of Pearson VUE’s global network of exam centres. More...

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LINQ Concludes International Open Research & Education Extravaganza

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"Over one hundred participants from four continents gathered in Brussels to share and advance the most exciting trends in innovations and quality development for learning, education and training. Representatives from internationally-renowned education initiatives joined LINQ participants in Brussels from 11-13 May 2015. More...

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Position papers for European cooperation on MOOCs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"Position_papers_for_European_cooperation_on_MOOCs.pdf” presents an overview of position papers on the opportunities and characteristics for European cooperation as presented during the HOME conference in Porto November 2014. More...

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H1 2015 International Learning Technology Investment Patterns

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. H1 2015 International Learning Technology Investment Patterns
Sam Adkins, Ambient Insight, 2015/07/28

Ambient Insight has released a report describing a huge increase in investments in ed tech. "In the six month period between January and June 2015, $2.51 billion was invested in learning technology companies across the globe. More...

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Here's How 20,000 Reddit Volunteers Fight Trolls, Spammers, And Played-Out Memes

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Here's How 20,000 Reddit Volunteers Fight Trolls, Spammers, And Played-Out Memes
Steven Melendez, Fast Company, 2015/07/28

Interesting article not only because it describes how Reddit's community of volunteers manages to filter the discussion forums, but also because it makes it clear the impact of unmoderated speech. More...

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Rethinking 'What Counts'

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Rethinking 'What Counts'
Audrey Watters, Hack Education, 2015/07/28

This is a reprint of an Audrey Watters article that appeared in a paywall site back in April. She writes: "Learning is not a counting noun," says Dave Cormier, "so what should we count?". More...

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The #blimage challenge spreads

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web.  The #blimage challenge spreads
Steve Wheeler, Learning With Es, 2015/07/27

It has been quite a while (years, really) since we've seen such an outburst of fresh writing in the edublogosphere. The current deluge is courtesy of the #blimage (blog image) challenge issued by Amy Burvall, which she explains in a video: one person sends the other an image, the other writes a blog post about education related to the image. HJ.DeWaard explains more. More...

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The Trouble with Pinker's Argument about 'The Trouble With Harvard'

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The Trouble with Pinker's Argument about 'The Trouble With Harvard'
Cathy Davidson, HASTAC, 2015/07/27

What does elite education provide, and why do the rich do whatever it takes to gain entrance into top tier institutions? If we don't understand this, we don't understand what we need to provide for everyone else. Here's the full study. More...

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