Four weeks on from the 2nd World Open Education (OER) Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the final declarations and action plan have been published, heralding a new impetus to the aims of the OER movement.
Malta’s reputation as an island lab for the testing and deployment of new technologies gained a boost in September with the agreement to launch four Blockchain pilots in education.
The agenda of the 2nd World OER Congress, co-organized by UNESCO and the Slovenian Government, focused on taking OER policies forward to actionable, concrete projects as follow up to the Paris Declaration in 2012.
The various definitions and interpretations of what constitutes ‘Digital Literacy’ is hampering its interdisciplinary potential in US higher education institutions. We summarise the highlights of the latest New Media Consortium strategic briefing on Digital Literacy.
The latest issue of the Commonwealth of Learning’s open access ‘Journal of Learning for Development’ is now available online. Research and case studies in this issue cover aspects of MOOCs, and a look at leaders in distance learning in N. America and Africa.
The University of Malta, the nation’s only state university, has recently joined numerous other tertiary education institutions around the world by committing to an Open Access Policy.
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