Mapping out the future of virtual learning

By Susan C. Aldridge, Ph.D. and Marci Powell

Have you ever wondered how the virtual learning experience might be greatly improved if it was more like, let’s say, shopping on Amazon or finding all of the information you need through a simple Google search?   Continue reading Mapping out the future of virtual learning

Looking forward with three decades of online education experiences: An Interview with Morten Flate Paulsen

ICDE caught up with Morten Flate Paulsen, whose career in the field of online, open and technology enhanced education has spanned over 3 decades. Continue reading Looking forward with three decades of online education experiences: An Interview with Morten Flate Paulsen

OER Advocacy – Some Reflections

What  should advocates for expanded use of OER and open courses and open access be doing these next 25 years to make OER, open courses, open access – and even access to working computers and reliable wireless or wired networks – a universal reality?

By Paul Bardack Continue reading OER Advocacy – Some Reflections

Adapting US-Based Quality Standards to Culturally and Pedagogically Different Education Systems: The China Case

Can a US-based, research-supported approach to quality assurance and continuous improvement in online education, adopted by over 1000 higher educational institutions, K-12, and other educational organizations for over a decade, be adapted to education systems outside of USA?

Contributed by: Quality Matters Continue reading Adapting US-Based Quality Standards to Culturally and Pedagogically Different Education Systems: The China Case

The Blended Learning Ecosystem: Taking Control And Orchestrating Learning Pathways

During the 27TH ICDE World Conference, 16-19 October 2017, Toronto, Canada, ICDE will be releasing the third installment of its ICDE Insight Papers Series. 

By: Ebba Ossiannilsson Continue reading The Blended Learning Ecosystem: Taking Control And Orchestrating Learning Pathways

OER: “Moving towards the tipping point”

A three days world congress of OER has come to an end, hosted by a small country with an impressive dedication to OER as an enabler for inclusive and equitable quality education and the Education 2030 Agenda.

By: Torunn Gjelsvik Continue reading OER: “Moving towards the tipping point”

Open consultation: A network of Global Open Libraries, GOL

At the 2nd OER World Congress the idea of a network, Global Open Libraries, GOL, was presented. Now we want your comments by Wednesday 11 October 2017.

By:  Gard Titlestad, Secretary General of ICDE Continue reading Open consultation: A network of Global Open Libraries, GOL