A Personal Learning Network involves a group of individuals who share ideas, feedback, and experiences. In the realm of eLearning these interactions take place online, through forums, social media, and other collaborative online platforms. Online learners have the power to participate in online discussions when and how it suits their needs. Regardless of their physical location, preferences, or goals, Personal Learning Networks are a valuable eLearning resource. Here are the top benefits of Personal Learning Networks, as well as 5 tips for integrating them into your eLearning course design.
Young people constitute 60 per cent of the population of the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth represents a diverse family of countries with many countries experiencing ageing populations, whilst others are experiencing the so called ‘youth bulge’ as a consequence of improved maternal and child health. How can governments work to engage young people in education and health policy development in Commonwealth countries?
This how to guide has been developed to assist teachers, teaching support personnel and educational technology administrators to: understand the value of open education, OER and open textbooks for teaching and learning; appreciate the potential value of developing an open textbook platform; select appropriate technology to build an open textbook platform, using either existing services offered free on the Internet or open-source tools, based on local needs and resources; and build, manage and maintain an open textbook platforms.
Delhi High Court has held that photocopying of sections of various prescribed reference books, even in form of “course packets”, for the use of students does not violate the copyright of the publishers.
Education is an investment: every year of schooling raises earnings by ten percent. Photo: Maxim Zolotukhin / World Bank Last month, I joined a group of former education ministers and experts for a consultation on the key challenges facing ministries of education and how to formulate an appropriate curriculum.
Most institutions are able to run an online course as a one-off, or a special project. Few, however, have managed to convert this capability into ongoing capacity; whether to quickly design and run courses in response to identified market needs, or to scale up provision to meet demand and help the UK stay ahead in the global higher education marketplace.
The Delhi high court dismissed on Friday suits by three international publishers against the sale of photocopied books and pages in Delhi University, a landmark verdict likely to have a wide-reaching impact on copyright laws in India.
Higher Education Reviewed is a new CHE publication that collates and presents the analysis of a number of important trends and developments in higher education in South Africa undertaken by eight task teams focusing on specific aspects of the sector. The canvas spans the two decades since the dawn of democracy in South Africa and the adoption of the South African constitution in 1996.
A consultative meeting at the recent Association of Commonwealth Universities conference in Ghana gave university representatives from across the Commonwealth an opportunity to air their views on the present operation and visibility of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan or CSFP, and offer ideas for its future development.
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