Entries tagged: Research

OpenEd & OER

The state of MOOCs in Europe analyzed

The report “Institutional MOOC Strategies in Europe” is part of the European Union-funded HOME project (Higher Education Online: MOOCs the European Way) led by EADTU. Released a few weeks ago, it presents data on the[…]

Misc.

Lifelong learning may help tackle the ageing challenge, a study suggests

This UNESCO Chair made a presentation on ageing policy in the Congress of the Social Policy Network of Spain, held on February 5-6. The research analyzed the policies for the elderly enabled by the City[…]

Learning TechnologiesOpenEd & OER

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[…]

OpenEd & OER

Open Access to Research: trying to throw light on a chain of misunderstandings

Open Access to research outcomes is a well  known and discussed issue, but there is still much misunderstanding and many questions remain unanswered. To illustrate that, The Guardian recently published an article about some OA[…]

Education Worldwide

Horizon 2020: high expectations and first concerns

The much expected Horizon 2020 was launched by the European Commission last week with the first call for the Research and Innovation Funding Framework for 2014-2020.   Although universities and other stakeholders positively reacted to[…]

Learning Technologies

Using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities

The London School of Economics and Political Sciences‘ Public Policy Group and their school’s  Impact of Social Sciences blog have posted a complete guide that explains the basics on how to use Twitter as an[…]

Gender & ICTsICT4D

A brief review of the Roundtable on Education, Gender and ICTs

The attendees of the Roundtable on Education, Gender and ICTs of UNESCO Chair in e-Learning were professors of Computer Science, and members of the Equality Commission of the UOC and the research group of Gender[…]