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CODUR presented at EDEN and CIDUI conferences

Prof. Albert Sangrà, coordinator of the CODUR project and Director of the UNESCO Chair for Education and Technology for Social Change, and members of the team Montse Guitert and Juliana Raffaghelli attended the European Distance[…]

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International Seminar on Evidence-based research: methodological approaches and practical outcomes. Insights for Online Education

Presentations Last November, 21 and 22, the International Seminar on“Evidence-based research: methodological approaches and practical outcomes. Insights for Online Education” was held in Barcelona. The international speakers invited shared their different perspectives on the topic,[…]

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Art Schools Go MOOC, With a New Online Platform

Teaching free courses in the arts as MOOCs had bee tried before via Coursera, but it did not work out well, so its authors frustrated by limitations of the Coursera platform,  just left  it –[…]

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Fake Diplomas, Real Money

An Insight into the Scam of Diploma Mills “Very little in this virtual realm is real”. This is how New York Times describes the network of alleged education institutions offering fake accreditations run by Axact,[…]

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Technology and Higher Education: challenges and opportunities for coming years

Last month the New Media Consortium (NMC) released its annual Horizon Report which identifies six key trends accelerating technology adoption in higher education and six challenges hindering its adoption. The NMC is a not-for-profit organization[…]

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European Commission Code Week: skills for the 21st century

 EC’s efforts to promote digital skills among EU population, especially among young people and long-term unemployed, are redoubling. Code skills are expected to be increasingly demanded in the labor market, and the Commission will host[…]

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Call For Papers: Special Issue on E-learning

Journal of Information Technology and Application in Education (JITAE) is an international open-access and refereed journal publishing the latest advancements in information technology and application in education. Research areas include e-learning and knowledge management, evaluation[…]

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Harvard, MIT Launch MOOC Student Visualization Tools

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the two institutions behind the massive open online course provider edX, on Thursday released a set of tools that visualize the age, gender, location and level of[…]

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Horizon 2014 Report Is Out: 6 Technologies Will Change Colleges in Coming Years

The six technologies and the changes they’re expected to bring are detailed in“NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition,” a 52-page document  comprised by the 56 international experts. In a nutshell, the following trends and time horizons were[…]

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30 Mln in Private Funds Raised by Instructure, a New Generation LMS Provider

Some months ago we already pointed out the trend of the growth in private capital in Education. Yesterday, Instructure, a company that has developed Canvas, a LMS platform, announced today that it had won $30-million[…]