• European Seminar on Excellence in ICT enhanced Higher Education

    7th of May, Crete (in the framework of the EIF2014) Review and certification of institutions and programs in their use of ICT for learning gains importance. On the one hand institutions look for external recognition and seek to pursue excellence, on the other hand certification schemes also offer orientation on what works and what doesn’t. EADTU, EFQUEL and ENQA therefore organise this one day seminar on eLearning in Higher … continue reading

  • International seminar: e-Learning Micro-Innovations matter

    The VISIR partners believe that successful mainstreaming of ICT-enhanced and of Open Education strongly depends on grassroots practices uptake and have been researching  and identifying innovators from all over Europe in the last two years, collecting and analysing  evidence from more than 120 micro-innovation practices. Based on these real-life practices, the  VISIR team has been investigating what are the main barriers and the favourable conditions for  mainstreaming bottom-up innovation. The … continue reading

  • Upcoming webinar: Sustainability in OER for less used languages

    March 14, 2014 @ 10:12 am (UTC time) Since it was coined in 2002 by UNESCO, the concept of OER has matured in certain areas, particularly within topics in globally significant languages. From the perspective of small languages though, so far, little emphasis has been but on investigating OERs in such languages that are less used. A recent study confirms that main hindrances to make use of and re-use … continue reading

  • EFQUEL webinar on Open Educational Ideas

    In the framework of the Open Education week, EFQUEL will organise a webinar on the topic of Open Educational Ideas. The main objective of the workshop is to discuss the concept of Open Educational Ideas as one answer to current barriers to OER use and re-use. During the session you Get introduced to the concept of Open Educational Ideas as approach of earliest sharing Learn about a showcase of … continue reading

  • Join the VM-Pass Living Lab – March 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm CET

    The VMPass project is organising a seminar in the framework of the Open Education Week 2014.  Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its purpose is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Participation in all events and use of all resources are free and open to everyone. The third annual Open Education Week takes place from … continue reading

  • Fighting myths about Open Educational Resources: a survey

    There are a lot of myths about open educational resources, that negatively limit their popularity and use. As part of the Creative Commons project “Open Educational Resources Policies in Europe” (http://oerpolicy.eu/), Creative Commons Poland is running workshops and research on myths about OER’s. We are conducting a myth busting exercise which will lead to the publication of a simple and useful tool for advocates and OER animators – the … continue reading

  • EDEN 2014 Annual Conference From Education to Employment and Meaningful Work with ICTs

          10-13 June 2014, Zagreb Extended Call: a space for sharing diverse experience You are welcome and encouraged to submit contributions the conference themes to the extended call. The conference concept covers a wide range of subjects, papers, posters, workshops and demonstrations are invited presenting smart cases, project achievements, research results linked to the present themes of e-learning, ICT enhanced open, distance education. Open educational resources (OER), … continue reading

  • Two IMS-GLC award-winning UOC apps

    Two mobile applications developed by the UOC’s Office of Learning Technologies have won awards in an international competition organized by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, an institution that works to develop technologies that improve open and online learning around the world. From among all the tools presented, the IMS’s jury selected the eight best ? two of which are from the UOC: CloudTime and Tandem. CloudTime is a tool … continue reading

  • HoTEL newsletter Summer 2013

    HoTEL is a support action of the Seventh Framework Programme which aims to design, develop and test a support model for innovation in the area of Technology Enhanced Learning. The assumption based on which the project was conceived is that the innovation cycle (idea -> prototype -> test -> innovation -> market) in the field of TEL is so long that it seldom leads to exploitable innovations and often … continue reading

  • The 1st Moscow International Salon of Education (MSE), 31 October – 3 November, 2013

    EFQUEL member, Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI), is inviting you to take part in The 1st Moscow International Salon of Education (MSE) which will be held in Moscow, Russia, from 31 October to 3 November 2013 by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Government of Moscow and the Moscow Department of Education. 300 educational establishments, 100 companies and business alliances … continue reading