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Is the coronavirus a great opportunity for education?


We must acknowledge it: The virus is a great opportunity for education

Let’s stop pretending that children will be harmed by having to learn at home during the virus and school closures

It’s actually a great opportunity

The problems caused by the closure of schools are evidence of the digital deficiencies of education. […]

Impact of data analytics on higher education

Leaders at higher education institutions understand that the use of analytics can significantly transform the way they work by enabling new ways to attract current and potential students, improve student retention and completion rates, and even boost faculty productivity and research. However, many of these leaders are still unsure how to incorporate analytics into […]

Is climate change an “elephant in the glassware” of international education?

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The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes an interesting article on the impact of academic air travel on global warming.

Millions of people around the world, many of them young people, have mobilized in recent weeks to raise awareness about climate change.


Nearly 3 million students are saving millions by using free textbooks from OpenStax

Innovating Pedagogy 2019

This report explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment to guide educators and policy-makers.

A full-text PDF version of this report is available to download from: https://iet.open.ac.uk/file/innovating-pedagogy-2019.pdf

This seventh report proposes ten innovations, many of which are currently implemented but have not yet had a profound influence on education. To produce the report, […]

What We Learned From Reading 1,000 Articles On Lifelong Learning

A very interesting article about Lifelong Learning.

The 20 conclusions:

There is a growing interest in continuous and lifelong learning People are naturally curious and lifelong learners Younger people have a particularly strong focus on lifelong learning The knowledge economy drives continuous learning Change means continuous learning Change also means unlearning Organisations aim to recruit […]

Ten Facts About Open Educational Resources (OERs)

An article about ten key facts about Open Educational Resources (OER). Each fact links to additional readings and resources. This is a great ready reference on Open Educational Resources. https://teachonline.ca/sites/default/files/tools-trends/downloads/ten_facts_aboutopen_educational_resources.pdf

Course Creation Resource Guide


Very useful resources when your are setting up your online courses. […]

40 Ways to Learn Almost Anything

A very interesting post in the Tom Vander Ark’s Getting Smart website about a list of places that you can get free learning online.

Are learning styles important?

Interesting reflexion: Individuals learn better when they receive information in their preferred learning style (e.g. visual, auditory, kinaesthetic)