Entries tagged: Teaching

Teacher Development

Nomination call for UNESCO-Hamdan Prize 2015-2016

The fourth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations. The prize is awarded every two years and[…]

Teacher Development

‘An Industry of Mediocrity’ & Change from Outside?

        By BILL KELLER, NYT, 20.10.2013    “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach teaching.”   This sounds like a scary aphorism, however, National Council on[…]

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[…]

Teacher Development

The Rise of Informal Knowledge and the Teacher’s Evolving Role

The following article was posted by William H. Zaggle in ETC Journal under a CreativeCommons Attribution 3.0 Unported License It may be that great learning is not a result of great teaching, but that great[…]

OpenEd & OER

Be free, my friend

Guest author: Julià Minguillón Alfonso Professor, Computer Engineering, Multimedia and Telecommunications Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) Assistant Director UOC UNESCO Chair in E-Learning Universitat Oberta de Catalunya   Julià is professor at UOC since 2001. He[…]