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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
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Absolutely talk-worthy, isn't he?

 

 

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Book of Abstracts for #EDEN15 Annual Conference

Book of Abstracts for #EDEN15 Annual Conference | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it

The Book of Abstracts of the 2007-2015 EDEN Annual Conferences and formerly published papers presented at earlier Annual Conferences, Research Workshops and Open Classroom Conferences can be downloaded

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Its nice :)
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5 Essential Interviews for #EDEN15

5 Essential Interviews for #EDEN15 | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
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What you always wanted to know about the keynotes of the EDEN Annual Conference in Barcelona: Martin, Marteen and Jim, Marci and Darcy give an insight into what their keynote presentations will tap into.

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bloodedbob's comment, June 17, 3:09 AM
Its tremendous :)
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Open Classroom Conference, Athens: Open Discovery Space: Transforming schools into innovative learning organisations

Open Classroom Conference, Athens: Open Discovery Space: Transforming schools into innovative learning organisations | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
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Digiskills teams up with Open Discovery Space and GreeNET for EDEN's Open Classroom Conference in Athens. It will be a free event with theme of Transforming schools into innovative learning organisations: 18-21 September 2015, in Athens, Greece

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Excellent...!!
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Call for papers

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Call for papers
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D4Learning 2015 International Conference on Innovations with Digital Learning for Inclusion (D4L)

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#EDENChat 6/10/2014 on What future for the Virtual Learning Environment?

#EDENChat is an online discussion event on Twitter initiated by the Steering Committee of the EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP). It is mediated by members of the NAP community and runs for approximately 1 hour. Anyone can join in and contribute to the discussion.
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moderated by Steve Wheeler

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Thats beneficial...
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#edenchat 7/17/14 about E-learning skills

Moderated by @timbuckteeth
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#EDENChat is an online discussion event on Twitter initiated by Steering Committee of the EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP).

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Storified #edenchat on Twitter 6/19/2014 (with tweets) · Liz_Librarian

The Future of Distance Education, moderated by @timbuckteeth.
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The first Twitterchat  led by EDEN NAP SC Chair, Steve Wheeler

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The Future of Europe Depends on Smart Investment in Contemporary Curricula and Workplace Training Innovation

The Future of Europe Depends on Smart Investment in Contemporary Curricula and Workplace Training Innovation | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
Interview with Fabrizio Cardinali by Andras Szucs
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The voice of the industry is often on middle volume in various education systems when it comes to designing strategies. With the latest wave of reforms and readjusted goals thanks to the economic crisis, this voice is becoming louder and louder in various countries. Policy makers and institutional stakeholders listen carefully in order to keep up with the high-speed train of business developments. One of the world's leading consultants in learning technologies, solutions and standards, former Chair of ELIG, the European Learning Industry Group, Fabrizio Cardinali has often played the role of the facilitator between the industry and educational policy-makers. Dr Andras Szucs, Secretary General of EDEN invited him for a deep conversation where the two take us on a journey in time and paint a manifold perspective of present and future demand towards learning economies where 3D printing, crowdfunding and smart design play a key role.

 

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The Challenges of a Contemporary Educator - Terry Anderson Interview

The Challenges of a Contemporary Educator - Terry Anderson Interview | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it

Interview by Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, UK

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Professor Terry Anderson, who is based at Athabasca University in Canada, is one of the famous figures of contemporary education, and his list of achievements is lengthy. He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and is Editor Emeritus of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL) retiring after 10 years as editor.

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A Student-Led, Flipped, Inquiry-Based Learning Classroom Doing Authentic Work

A Student-Led, Flipped, Inquiry-Based Learning Classroom Doing Authentic Work | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
A Student-Led, Flipped, Inquiry-Based Learning Classroom Doing Authentic Work by Jane Healey, Ph.D. A recent popular magazine asked what education will be like for the class of 2025.  While the accompanying article mostly rehashed the...
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Keynote Speakers | EDEN

Keynote Speakers | EDEN | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
Alan Tait
Professor of Distance Education and Development, The Open University, United KingdomJeff Haywood
Vice-principal, Knowledge Management at University of Edinburgh, United KingdomBlaženka Divjak
Vice Rector for Students and Studies at the University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ana Carla Pereira (via video link)
Head of Unit at European Commission, Directorate-General Education and Culture

Terry Anderson
Director, Canadian Institute Distance Education Research (CIDER), Athabasca University, CanadaOlaf Zawacki-Richter

Professor of Educational Technology, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Jim Devine
DEVINE Policy | Projects | Innovation, Ireland

Fabrizio Cardinali
SVP Global Business Development
sedApta Group,
LACE Project, Workplace Learning

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A marvellous lineup for this year's #eden14 conference in Zagreb!

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Collaborative Online Link-sharing Wall #Synergy

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Online collaborative link-sharing wall established by the participants of the #Synergy Workshop - OPEN TO ALL (you need to sign up and ask to join the Group)

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Synergy Workshop 2013 Book of Projects

Synergy Workshop 2013 Book of Projects | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
Transnational Learning Forum for Exchanging Practices and Ideas Including: The eLene2learn’s Transnational Workshop The DigiSkills’ Best Practice Exchange Forum POERUP and Open Discovery Space Presentations...
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Keynote Presentations of the #EDEN15 Annual Conference in Barcelona - hosted by UOC

Keynote Presentations of the #EDEN15 Annual Conference in Barcelona - hosted by UOC | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it

Keynote speeches and more: presentations from the plenary sessions available.

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Xavier Prats-MonneDirector-General for Education and Culture of the European CommissionBetween EDEN and Earth: Technology and the Modernisation of EU Higher EducationAudrey WattersJournalist specializing in Education Technology News and Analysis in the USALearning Networks, Not Teaching MachinesMaarten de LaatFull Professor of Professional Development in Social Networks, Welten Institute, Faculty of Psychology & Education, The Open University of the NetherlandsNetworked Learning in Open PracticesMartin WellerProfessor of Educational Technology at The Open University, UKThe Battle for OpenJim GroomDirector of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies and adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington, USAThe Uneducation of a Technologist - From EDUPUNK to ds106Alan TaitDirector of International Development and Teacher Education at The Open University in United KingdomFrom Distance Learning to Open Education: A Changing LandscapeAlbert SangraUNESCO Chair and Faculty Member at the eLearn Center at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, SpainExpanding Learning Opportunities for the Last 25 Years... and BeyondStavros Panagiotis XanthopoylosVice-President of the Brazilian Association for Distance Education - ABED, Professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP) in BrazilThe New Role of Open and Distance Education: An insight from the emerging educational and corporate scenarios in the newly industrialised world

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Up Close and Personal: Personal Learning #EDENChat (with images, tweets) · EDEN20_Official

20 May
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The latest ‪#‎EDENChat‬ was discussing Personal Learning on Twitter. Read the contributions archived here:

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'Connectivism' and Connective Knowledge

'Connectivism' and Connective Knowledge | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
"Connectivism" is the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks.
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#EDENChat on E-Assessment 20/10/2014

#EDENChat is an online discussion event on Twitter initiated by the Steering Committee of the EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP). It is mediated by members of the NAP community and runs for approximately 1 hour. Anyone can join in and contribute to the discussion which is presented in a Question and Answer format, and focuses on current issues in distance, open and e-learning. Follow the #edenchat hashtag to find the chats on Twitter.
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moderated by Antonella Poce and Helga Dorner

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firesolid's curator insight, May 2, 1:38 AM

Awesome...!!

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#edenchat 7/31/14 E-skills demand in the workplace"

Moderated by @AntonellaPoce. Note: duplicate tweets occur when tweets are favorited or retweeted.
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Archived by Liz_Librarian

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#edenchat 7/3/14 about stories, experience with learning technologies · Liz_Librarian

Moderated by @timbuckteeth
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#EDENChat runs every two weeks on Twitter about topics related to ICT enhanced learning

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Book of Abstract and Collection of Synergy Synopses

2014 EDEN Annual Conference
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All submitted papers, projects and practices in one publication from #eden14.

 

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NAP Members Area: 2014 Annual Conference Group's blog: 2014 Best Research Paper Award Nominees, Zagreb

NAP Members Area: 2014 Annual Conference Group's blog: 2014 Best Research Paper Award Nominees, Zagreb | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it

Since 2008, EDEN is continuously granting the Best Research Paper Award at EDEN’s Annual Conferences as well as at EDEN’s bi-annual Research Workshops. A high quality standard selection process shall guarantee the branding of a distinguished and reputable award for scholarly conference papers in the field of open, distance and e-learning.

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23 Conference papers have been selected as research papers and evaluated against the following criteria: (i) contributes convincingly to the theme(s) of the conference; (ii) deals with a research question of relevance for conference participants; (iii) rigorous examination/research methods are applied; (iv) findings, results and outcomes are convincingly presented and critically examined; (v) conclusions are thoroughly discussed (including aspects like applicability, transferability, and/or further research); (vi) literature is reviewed against the state of art. In addition, authors needed to confirm that at least 30% of their paper has been originated for and at least one author has registered for participation at the 2014 Annual EDEN Conference in Zagreb.

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The Open, The Digital and The Face-to-Face - Prof. Jeff Haywood in Interview

The Open, The Digital and The Face-to-Face - Prof. Jeff Haywood in Interview | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it

Prof. Haywood is one of the keynote speakers of the EDEN 2014 Annual Conference in Zagreb (#eden14).  Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University, Sweden) sat down for an in-depth interview prior to the Conference to discuss open learning, certifications and employability and the problematics of universities meeting the demands of industry for digitally literate critical thinkers who have real skills.

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The interview touches on hot topics such as how do universities build curricula that make use of the best technology to support personalised pathways leading students towards employment.

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Projects presenting within the Synergy Strand | #EDEN14

Projects presenting within the Synergy Strand | #EDEN14 | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
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New at the EDEN Conference: Synergy Strand for projects and practices

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EDEN 2014 Annual Conference: 10-13 June 2014, Zagreb, Croatia

EDEN 2014 Annual Conference: 10-13 June 2014, Zagreb, Croatia | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it
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Join the Conference in Zagreb to tell the professional and academic community about your research, projects and experiences.

Submissions for paper presentations, posters, workshops and demonstrations are welcome that relate to the conference themes. Furthermore EU projects and practices are invited to introduce themselves within the Synergy Strand, our newest collaboration initiative.

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NAP Members Area: EDEN 2013 SYNERGY WORKSHOP

NAP Members Area: EDEN 2013 SYNERGY WORKSHOP | Open Flexible and E-Learning Knowledge Base | Scoop.it

Open Group for Synergy participants within the EDEN online community. Examples of Content:

Group pages

Joint LLP presentation at Online Educa Berlin

ICT supported language teaching and learning

Open Educational Resources and OER repositoriesHow to make educational policies more constructive

ICT and learning to learn competences, teacher training and learner support

Group files

TRANSIt project presentation

HandsOn ICT leafletPOERUP policy doc presentation (21 Oct 2013)ProM demonstration (21 Oct 2013)DigiSkills project presentation (19 Oct 2013)
Group bookmarksODS - The Talk "iPads or PCs - comparing tablets and PCs for science teaching purposes"Manfred Lohr's materials iPAD for teachers including learning scenarios Network for sharing innovative teaching & learning practices with ICT (DigiSkills)interACTMOOGE
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Online collaboration for the Synergy workshop happened on the NAP (Network of Academics and Professionals) Area. All registered participants have access.

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