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  • Calling authors and researchers for Insight Paper 1: Learning Analytics

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    Calling authors and researchers for Insight Paper 1: Learning Analytics The ICDE Research and Innovation Report (2015) recommended that ICDE develop a series of Insight papers that could reflect the emerging research and innovation issue...
  • 2016 3rd International Conference of the African Virtual University

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    2016 3rd International Conference of the African Virtual University - Call for Papers  This is the Second Call for Papers for the 2016 3rd International Conference of the AVU that will take place July 6th - 8th, in Nairobi, Kenya. The deadline ...
  • New OECD report on Open Educational Resources

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    New OECD report on Open Educational Resources The OECD has just published a report on Open Educational Resources. The report is called Open Educational Resources: A Catalyst for Innovation and was published on the 1st of December 2015. It is written...
  • Internet World Stats last estimations on internet users

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    Internet World Stats latest estimations on internet users Internet World Stats latest estimations indicate 3,345,832,772 verified Internet users in the world as of November 2015. This corresponds to an Internet penetration rate of 46.1%. In other words, ...
  • ICDE participated in OEB

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    ICDE participated in OEB OEB, formerly known as ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, is the global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training.This year, ICDE organised a session there on the 4th of December. About 50 people participated, and ...
  • Global partnership for ICT in education on its way!

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    Global partnership for ICT in education on its way! The report of the International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education: “Leveraging ICT to Achieve the Post-2015 Education Goal” is now available here. The Qingdao Declaration was adopte...
  • European Schoolnet Observatory blog

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    European Schoolnet Observatory blog The European Schoolnet Observatory is primarily designed to provide evidence about the use of technology to improve teaching and learning for decision makers in Ministries of Education, practitioners in schools and oth...
  • Seasons greetings from ICDE

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    Seasons greetings from ICDE We very much appreciate your engagement with ICDE during 2015, and we look forward to our continued cooperation in 2016. This year has been a very busy year for open and distance education and for ICDE. Let us take this oppor...
  • Open Education Week Call for participation

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    Open Education Week Call for participation As a member of the Open Education Week Planning Committee, ICDE invites your contributions to and participation in the annual Open Education Week, featuring online and in-person events around the world. You deci...
  • Latest issue of Open Praxis online

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    Latest issue of Open Praxis online Open Praxis, ICDE’s peer-reviewed open access scholarly journal focusing on research and innovation in open, distance and flexible education, has released its latest issue and last issue for 2015. This issue...
  • Some Myths about Open Educational Resources

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    Some Myths about Open Educational Resources Open educational resources (OER) are playing a growing role in teaching and learning. A 2014 US study shows the majority of faculty members in colleges and universities use such resources to supplement their t...
  • 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2016)

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    8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2016)  CSEDU 2016, the International Conference on Computer Supported Education, aims at becoming a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, ...
  • Education 2030 Framework for Action has been adopted

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    Education 2030 Framework for Action has been adopted The Education 2030 Framework for Action (FFA) "Towards inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all", provides guidance to countries for the implementation of the new Sustain...
  • FernUniversität celebrates its 40th anniversary

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    FernUniversität celebrates its 40th anniversary FernUniversität in Hagen, an ICDE member, was founded 1974 and started its study operations in 1975. During 2015, FernUniversität has had several events to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The...
  • National Open University of Nigeria commissions a unit for Open Educational Resources

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    National Open University of Nigeria commissions a unit for Open Educational Resources With the support of the UNESCO Programme for Open Educational Resources (OER), the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) officially commissioned a dedicated Unit f...
  • The Open and Online Education Trend Report 2015

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    The Open and Online Education Trend Report 2015  The Open and Online Education Trend Report 2015 describes the developments in open and online education and the challenges it presents for Dutch higher education. In its fourth edition, this report no...
  • New video resources for faculty and instructors

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    New video resources for faculty and instructors Teaching online and at a distance, fourth video in a four part series. Dr. Stephen Murgatroyd, Contact North | Contact Nord’s Chief Innovation Officer has developed a series of four short videos (10 ...
  • 26th ICDE World Conference – a complete success!

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    26th ICDE World Conference – a complete success! The 26th ICDE World Conference, hosted by the University of South Africa (UNISA), took place at Sun City in South Africa from 14 to 16 October 2015 under the theme ‘growing capacities for susta...
  • How online, open and flexible support learning will support a sustainable future - a call for action High Level Policy Forum, Pretoria, 17 October 2015

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    How online, open and flexible support learning will support a sustainable future - a call for actionHigh Level Policy Forum, Pretoria, 17 October 2015 News release from the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), UNESCO, Commonwealt...
  • ICDE Executive Committee - Introducing the leadership of ICDE from January 2016

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    ICDE Executive Committee - Introducing the leadership of ICDE from January 2016 The members of ICDE have voted and the results are in! ...