Google is teaming up with EdX, an open-source online education nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT, to create a new site that EdX’s president compared to a “YouTube for MOOCs.” The site is called mooc.org—MOOC being the unfortunate acronym for...
Стабильным кадровым ресурсом в инновационных проектах, требующих креативного подхода, могут быть только квалифицированные специалисты, преодолевшие неизбежный «творческий спад» сорокалетнего возраста. Тотальное омолаживание коллектива является гарантией провала инновационного проекта...
"The report commissioned by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science in Latin America and the Caribbean, “Public Spending in Latin America: Does It Fulfill the Declaration of Paris’ Suggestions for Open Educational Resources?” is now available in English."
"In Teaching Crowds, Dron and Anderson introduce a new model for understanding and exploiting the pedagogical potential of Web-based technologies, one that rests on connections — on networks and collectives — rather than on separations. Recognizing that online learning both demands and affords new models of teaching and learning, the authors show how learners can engage with social media platforms to create an unbounded field of emergent connections. These connections empower learners, allowing them to draw from one another’s expertise to formulate and fulfill their own educational goals. In an increasingly networked world, developing such skills will, they argue, better prepare students to become self-directed, lifelong learners."
This month, millions of students will start new courses on campuses online. Some will take formal courses from traditional higher education institutions, and some will enroll in one of the hundreds of available MOOCs (there are more MOOCs starting this…Read more ›
"The handbook offers an introduction to various open education topics including open education data, open education resources, learning and teaching practice, open source tools and open accreditation. It is currently available in Booktype, an open source book authoring tool, and can be edited by anyone."
The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (www.irrodl.org) is a refereed e-journal that aims to advance research, theory and best practice in open and distance education research.