There are loads of free apps out there to use for education, those familiar with If This Then That will know that you can connect these apps to do cool things, however, there is an even more powerful connector called… Continue Reading
This is a great summary of the Google Moonshot programme by JISC. https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/coming-together-to-change-the-future-of-education-at-googles-moonshot-summit-30-jul-2015?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JISCBlog+%28Jisc+blog%29
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
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
It’s true that computers and water haven’t traditionally mixed. probably one of the reasons that not many dinghy sailing instructors use computers for delivering sailing training, preferring the hands on approach. Yeadon Sailing Club made the move to delivering the… Continue Reading