Category: Learning

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 »

Traditional face-to-face higher education will become a privilege of a few

In the coming weeks I’ll meet a number of researchers who are working in ICT, learning and innovation from the University of Granada. In preparation, I’m compiling some resources and documentation that I hope will be useful for them. Here some early conclusion of resources that hope will be interesting for those who are exploring new frameworks and trends… 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 Presentation #openeducationwk

Recursos Educativos Abiertos: una OportUnidad para las universidades #openeducationwk View more PowerPoint from Cristobal Cobo Romaní Coming presentations: #openeducationwk. OportUnidad – WEBINAR. OpenCourseWare Consortium Global 2012/OER 12 ConferenceQueens’ College Cambridge. [Cross post]  OportUnidad is an action-research project supported by the European Commission under the EuropeAid ALFA III programme with the aim of promoting the adoption of Open Educational… 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 »

Open Educational Practices: Khan Academy, Udacity and MITx

(The post bellow is an excerpt)* Ehlers (2011) suggest that the Open Educational Practices (OEP) is seen is as a second phase of this open educational resources (OEP) movement, where organizations such as the International Council for Open and Distance Education, remarks the importance to “promote innovative pedagogical models, and respect and empower learners as co-producers… Read More »

A nomadic generation from the PC to the multi-context connection

Oxford Internet Surveys [summary] on Prezi In the above presentation I made a personal summary of some of the most relevant findings that I saw in the last Oxford internet Survey (OxIS) which was recently launched by Grant Blank and Bill Dutton (download report, pdf). During the presentation of OxIS, in the House of Commons Bill Dutton… Read More »