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EdTech Winter School: Research Trends in Education and technology – July 2017 in Uruguay

3rd to 7th July 2017 EdTech Winter School “Emerging trends and new horizons in the study of education and technology”  Download the information kit of the EdTech Winter School 2017 The Center for Research Ceibal Foundation is organizing the 1st EdTech Winter School to take place in Uruguay, called “Emerging trends and new horizons in… Read More »

Event: #Unplugging > Beyond Hyper-Connected Societies

Workshop on 20 June 2014 at the University of Oxford, led by Dr. Igor Calzada (Research Associate Future Cities, COMPAS & InSIS – University of Oxford) and Dr. Cristobal Cobo (Research Fellow Oxford Internet Institute– University of Oxford).  Technology is never neutral, it has the potential and capacity to be used socially and politically for quite different purposes, argued Raymond Williams in 1983. Indeed, recently we… Read More »

Can Coursera or Mozilla Foundation provide new methods of recognizing informal learning?

“Experience of recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning” by @cristobalcobo from Cristobal Cobo Romaní Despite the fact that the concept of ‘knowledge society’ is broadly adopted in our days, the management of knowledge, experiences, skills and capabilities is still something not necessarily easy to manage. Similarly the recognition of learning (assessment, accreditation, validation) can… Read More »

Open Educational Practices in European and Latin American Higher Education institutions

Compendium of European and Latin American case studies and interviews on open educational resources and practices. from Cristobal Cobo Romaní   The term Open Educational Resources (OER) was coined in 2002 in discussions at the Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware UNESCO. It describes “the provision of educational resources on open license, enabled by… Read More »

KNetworks Competition: Networks of Regional Innovation

At the Oxford Internet Institute we are pleased to announce a competition for the most innovative web-based platform enabling regional networks of innovation for public, private or research organizations. The platforms should foster innovation in the three areas of knowledge transfer; tourism; or e-government – broadly conceived. They should be particularly relevant to the Atlantic… Read More »

From Kodak Culture to networked image

[See Dr. Edgar Gomez Cruz’s album] Enclosed you will find the prologue of the new book: “From Kodak Culture to networked image. An ethnography of digital photography” (original title in Spanish: “De la Cultura Kodak a la imagen en red”), writen by Edgar Gomez Cruz. This prologue was prepared by Sarah Pink from Loughborough University. Edgar Gomez Cruz’s work… Read More »

Special issue Borderless society: the “new” work and education (call for papers)

In a world driven by exponential accelerating technological and social change, globalization, and a push for more creative and context-driven innovations, how can we ensure the success of ourselves as individuals,communities, and the planet? This special issue of On the Horizon explores the converging future of learning,work and how we relate with each other in… Read More »

Open Education Resources webminar in the coming Open Education Week

  A few weeks ago, we started with a new exciting project called OportUnidad (2012-2014) to promote the use, re-utilisation and promotion of Open Education Resources (OER) in Higher Education institutions in Latin America and Europe [visit the OII for more information]. This is an action-research project funded by ALFA III programmme. The first public activity… Read More »

Networked Minorities

Mapping English Wikipedia via Oxford Internet Institute After the publication of our book Invisible Learning, (now available on Amazon) the Transmedia XXI century Collection (promoted by the Laboratory of Interactive Medias at the University of Barcelona), has just released a new publication called: “Minorías en red. Medios y migración en Europa” (that could be read in english as Network Minorities: media and migration… Read More »