12 leading universities, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) among them, and companies in 8 European countries announced the launch of the new EMMA project which will provide access to MOOCs in different languages.
Indiana University has been the driving force behind the creation of a new organization to develop a “learning ecosystem”. At least ten schools are being quietly asked to contribute $1 million each over a three-year period to join the consortium.
Education technology is in the midst of an historic shift toward a less centralised, more learner-directed model. The trends relating to this are rapid and overlapping, but are driven by student preferences for customised learning.
In response to the new distance education (roughly equivalent to online education) data released by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), I have written a series of posts showing different ways to view the data. … Continue reading →
Financial Times Technology is the key to teaching future skills Financial Times When Barack Obama, the US president, last month announced a scheme to equip 99 per cent of pupils in state-run schools with improved broadband connectivity in an effort...