https://newsletter.alt.ac.uk/2015/05/a-word-with-jim-knight/ This article is certainly worth a read for those interested in the future landscape of digital education. More open approaches to exams with collaboration, the evolution of physical locations for learners and an insight into some good practical working examples.
Just an interesting piece of information, the average cost of a MOOC created with a video production team is £30k as reported in The Higher Education 04/2015. Thanks Opticoder for bringing this to my attention. http://elevator.jisc.ac.uk/e/2-startup-projects/idea/opticorder-making-educational-vi
Source: http://www.nesta.org.uk/blog/using-meetup-data-explore-uk-digital-tech-landscape Cloud based internet event services Meetup and Eventbrite are becoming a popular way for local groups of interested people to get together and discuss topics of interest, particularly for those interested in technology and Edtech. You only have to… Continue Reading
Gordon Associates in partnership with the Federation of Awarding Bodies played host to a large number of UK-based Awarding Organisations this week at the annual AO-Forum in Holborn, London. This one day event drew a large crowd who were keen… Continue Reading
This is an interesting little plotted history of Distance Learning and the LMS covering the first learning machine and the online learning tools. http://prsm.tc/b3n8o4
If you are interested in Text to Speak Technologies and Audio tools then this is an interesting blog post covering tools like Woices, iSpeech and Voki http://prsm.tc/SPII0K