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Rethink “e-learning” ?

The accelerated pace of time  is easily recognizable in every aspect of our lives. The language is perhaps most prone to changes due to the rapid developments of technology which have permeated every sector, education[…]

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IX International Seminar – Call for Demos OPEN

The UNESCO Chair in e-Learning at UOC is pleased to host its ninth annual International Seminar. It will take place on November 26-27, 2012 in Barcelona, at the MediaTIC Building. The theme of this year[…]

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Readings for the IX International Seminar

Here we will share some interesting readings related to the topic of the IX International Seminar. Some of the readings will be suggestions of the keynote speakers and demo presenters of the seminar. We encourage[…]

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Criticisms of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

Via | EdTechDev MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have become a recent trend in open online education. Some people could be tempted to start talking of them as a new hype. Instead of that, we[…]

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IX International Seminar – 1st Conference Call

     Provisional Banner The 2012 International Seminar of the UOC UNESCO Chair in e-Learning will be focused on the much needed reforms of the education system. The previous, VIII Seminar gave evidence of many actual[…]

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Evaluation of the OLPC Program in Perú (Una Laptop por niño)

Information via Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is conducting a multi-year randomized evaluation of the impact of the OLPC project in Peru – the first rigorous attempt to examine the impact of[…]

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Quest for College Accountability Produces Demand for Yet More Student Data

Article by Paul Basken published in The Chronicle of Higer Education After three years of studying ideas for measuring institutional quality, an expert panel assembled by the National Research Council delivered a 192-page report on[…]

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“The Search for Meaning” By Doug (Borderland)

Original post By: Doug in Borderland      Via:  Stephen Downes’ Web The plain fact is that the planet does not need more “successful” people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers[…]