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Ένα (και όχι μόνο) wiki για το μάθημα του 2εξ Κοινωνία της Γνώσης και της Πληροφορίας ΣΧΜ ΕΜΠ
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New Global University to Be Both Free and For-Profit

New Global University to Be Both Free and For-Profit | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
A former digital-media czar and a small-town mayor are working together to launch a new online university that will be free for students.

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Why Universities Will Be the Biggest Awarder of Badges (and When)

As interest in badges continues to increase, it occurs to me that in their passion for gameification, innovation, and outright reinvention, many in the field are overlooking the place where badges make the most sense of all – the formal higher education institution. There are at least two high-level reasons why higher education is the perfect place for badging.


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Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning

Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Universities are traditionally seen as exclusive institutions for the few, not the many. But that is changing as a new wave of online courses throws open the doors of academia to all.

Led by world renowned American institutions like MIT and Harvard, this push to democratise learning is being taken up in Australia too.


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Is Open and Distance Learning the Key to Quality Higher Education for All?

Is Open and Distance Learning the Key to Quality Higher Education for All? | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

UNESCO has repeatedly argued that the number of places for post-secondary learners must increase from approximately 120 million to 240 million worldwide, with large-scale growth already having been documented over the past decade. In the emerging economic powerhouses of the world, increased access to knowledge and education is crucial to guarantee continued growth.


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