This ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series features noteworthy stories that speak of need-to-know developments within higher education and K-12 that have the potential to influence, challenge and/or transform traditional education as we know it. 1,013 more words
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There was a time (before the Internet) when learning new things was actually not easy. The dominating educational institutions, the universities, demanded your physical presence and your adherence to structured courses leading to recognised diplomas and professional degrees. 583 more words
MOOCs have been heralded as a platform that allows anyone with an internet connection and time on their hands to access higher education. Keen to be involved in this new, open approach to learning I enrolled myself in a course called “User Experience for the Web” through Open2Study, an initiative of Open University, Australia. 486 more words
It’s my pleasure to invite you all at the Hybrid Open Panel entitled “MOOCs and OERs for web talent: efficacy, acknowledgment and fit-for-purpose – A hybrid open panel at OER15… 160 more words