Posts tagged Research & Innovation Resources
Understanding the Impact of OER

Understanding the Impact of OER

Saide’s OER Africa together with the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education have over the last couple of years worked on a collective research project to gather information on some of the significant achievements as well as key challenges hindering the growth and potential of  the impact of OER on education systems.

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Delivery Models for Online, Open, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education

Delivery Models For Online, Open, Flexible And Technology-Enhanced Higher Education

The report finds that most higher education providers are just at the beginning of developing comprehensive strategies for harnessing digitalization. That makes this study and its findings well-timed. ICDE will follow up and facilitate further developments. 


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ICDE Working Group on the Present and Future of Alternative Digital Credentials

ICDE Working Group on the Present and Future of Alternative Digital Credentials

ICDE invited members to submit an Expression of Interest for participating in the Working Group on the Present and Future of Alternative Digital Credentials. The working group has been appointed.

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Brazil – a Country That is Gearing up its Innovation Capacity and Actions

Brazil – a Country That is Gearing up its Innovation Capacity and Actions

Brazil is according to OECD is a world leader in individuals attending online courses, where 21 % attended in 2016. A possible reason contributing to that is that most federal universities in Brazil cooperate in mass educating almost 3 million health professionals (doctors, nurses etc.) in all parts of Brazil from the Amazonas to Sao Paulo.

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OUC Launches Next Generation Open Learning Platform - Online Credit Bank to Boost Lifelong Learning

Open University China Launches Next Generation Open Learning Platform - Online Credit Bank To Boost Lifelong Learning

The next generation open learning platform, the joint OUC, Research Institute of New Education, and Chaoxing Group’s Online Credit Bank, was officially opened, marking the credit bank’s entrance into a brand new development phase with MOOCs as its core application model.

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Athabasca University's new publication: Learning in virtual Worlds

Athabasca University's New Publication: Learning In Virtual Worlds'

ICDE member Athabasca University has released a new book in April called: "Learning in Virtual Worlds: Research and Applications". The book is edited by Sue Gregory, Mark J.W. Lee, Barney Dalgarno, and Belinda Tynan (ICDE Executive Committee member).

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ICDE partners with Drexel University Online (DUO) to share curated content

ICDE partners with Drexel University Online (DUO) to share curated content

ICDE has partnered with Drexel University Online (DUO) to share curated content, designed to provide an easy way for professionals to become familiar with the technologies and applications that are transforming online, open and flexible learning around the world.

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Learning Analytics: Insight Papers Now Available

Learning Analytics: Insight Papers Now Available

The two insight papers respectively provide readers with an up-to-date overview of the current state of play in learning analytics. They will be useful on a number of levels as they are both instructive and provide details on trends around learning analytics, drawing upon movements in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia.

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Assisting increasing demands on Distance Education in Latin America with a wider remote laboratories network based on VISIR

Assisting increasing demands on Distance Education in Latin America with a wider remote laboratories network based on VISIR

A number of Higher Education Institutions in Latin America (LA) are currently installing a remote laboratory named Virtual Instrument System in Reality (VISIR), with the assistance of European partners.

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The UOC's mobile apps ecosystem for continuous assessment receives an honourable mention at the Learning Impact Awards

The UOC's mobile apps ecosystem for continuous assessment receives an honourable mention at the Learning Impact Awards

The UOC's mobile apps ecosystem for continuous assessment – Explica!, Assess and Submissions – received an honourable mention at the IMS Global Learning Impact Awards, where they had been named among the finalists.

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A Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) research project in collaboration with around fifty international experts outlines the shape of higher education beyond 2020.

A Universitat Oberta De Catalunya (UOC) Research Project In Collaboration With Around Fifty

“The university of the future will be more digital, flexible and specialized”.  These are some of the main conclusions of a research project presented on UOC Research Week on the university of the future.

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The usefulness of learning analytics in supporting applied research and innovation in higher education

The Usefulness Of Learning Analytics In Supporting Applied Research And Innovation In Higher Education

The Universitat Aberta de Catalunya (UOC), ICDE member, made a presentation on learning analytics at the European University Association Annual Conference that took place 6- 8 April in Galway, Ireland.

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