Searching For The Next Wave Of Education Innovation

I’m going to come right out and say it: few areas have been as hopeful and as disappointing as innovation in education. Education is probably the single..

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Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix

“People are almost in this Matrix-like existence,” says education thought-leader Steve Hargadon. “They don’t question schooling. How do you tell a story that opens the door to rethinking what people have believed for decades?

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How To Launch A Successful Podcast – Fast

When you launch a new stream of content – a blog, a podcast, a YouTube channel – it’s easy to get discouraged in the early days. For most of us, an audience is slow to build; the now-celebrated blogger Chris Brogan took eight years to reach his first 100 subscribers. […]

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10 Tips to Be a Great Online Teacher – EdTechReview™ (ETR)

10 Tips to Be a Great Online Teacher

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Key points to consider when planning online courses | Highly recommended

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Open Pathways to Higher Education

nline repositories hold a huge range of educational materials that encompass learning objects, video, audio and structured courses. The range of choice can be a deterrent for experienced learners and is even more so for those who are tentative and lack confidence. Complexity and choice becomes a barrier to the effective use of open educational resources (OER) in widening participation. In this context a new initiative by the Open University in Scotland is really welcome.

Open Pathways builds on a similar scheme developed by OU colleagues in Wales to support journeys from informal to formal learning. The materials are available as a hard copy pack and online on OpenLearn and are aimed at non-traditional students interested in engaging with education. The approach is quite simply to show how informal learning opportunities can lead to more structured access study and then on to formal accredited higher education modules and qualifications.

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