University of Phoenix founder John Sperling was born poor and built a huge company that made him a billionaire. This is the story of what motivated him to invent a new kind of college -- and why the industry he pioneered is so controversial.
Professor James C Taylor AM - University of Southern Queensland, Australia "The OER university: Enabling universal access to higher education" eLearning Knowledge Sharing webinar - BDRA, University of Leicester.
The most interesting part of Drexler’s essay steps away from the particular technological tools and techniques which PLE’s entail and focuses instead on what this means for teaching and learning. Teachers, she explains, are no longer the primary or even the best source of information available to students, and our work must increasingly attend to supporting students in developing their skills and motivations for becoming themselves networked and sophisticated online learners. Consider as an example the way the student in the video above consults experts around the world on her subjects of inquiry.
Find out about the exciting elearning course CDT3: Designing Programmes and Courses in Blended Environments European Certificate in e-Learning Course Design and Teaching Open University of Catalonia (UOC)...
Online-education provider Coursera is one step closer to academic acceptance, saying Thursday that the American Council on Education would recommend colleges grant credit for the successful completion of some of its free classes.
Dialogue on OER for the transformation of the learning process and the assessment with Albert Sangrà, director of the eLeanrn Center of the UOC and professor of the Master on Education and ICT Marcelo Maina.