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2014 Fellow Awards at EDENRW8, Oxford

November 5, 2014 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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The EDEN Fellow Awards Ceremonies usually take place at the Welcome Receptions of annual conference and research workshops. At Eighth EDEN Research Workshop - EDENRW8 in Oxford this tradition continued.
 

EDEN Senior Fellow Award has been granted by the Executive Committee of EDEN based on the nomination of the Open University, UK to:

 

Professor Tony Bates

as expression of acknowledgement of professional... Read full post

Update on the current public consultations of the European Commission

July 16, 2014 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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Public consultation on the Commission's Stakeholder Consultation guidelines

From 30/06/2014 to 30/09/2014

The guidelines focus on consultations carried out in policy preparation. They also apply to consultations in the context of evaluations. They provide advice and support on all aspects of carrying out consultations from the definition of the consultation&'s objectives to the evaluation of the consultation exercise.
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On-line seminar on 24 and 26 June

June 20, 2014 by Denes Zarka   Comments (0)

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Dear Colleague,

I would like to invite you to be amongst the first to join an exciting new project, focusing on facilitating the recognition of open learning between Higher Education Institution. VM-Pass is testing tools and procedures that will allow for the award, recognition and portability of open learning credit in the most efficient means possible. As part of this test we are asking... Read full post

3 Questions for New EURODL Chief Editor Ulrich Bernath

April 14, 2014 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

by Eva Suba

The EDEN Executive Committee assigned Dr. Ulrich Bernath, Chair of the "Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning", Senior Fellow of EDEN, as Chief Editor of EURODL.

 

Dr. Bernath has been working for the journal as Acting Chief Editor since June 2013. His sytematic and professional leadership ensured a smooth operation and continued high quality of the publication. The experience he gained in the field of Open, Distance and... Read full post

'MOOCs: Game Changer or Passing Fad?' - Call for the RUSC special section

February 3, 2014 by EDEN Secretariat  

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Call for papers | Special Section on 'MOOCs: Game Changer or Passing Fad? '

Guest Editors: Sir John Daniel | Esteban Vázquez Cano | Mercè Gisbert

No recent developments in higher education have captured the imagination of the media and the attention of university leaders as MOOCs have done. Millions worldwide are enjoying free access to teaching on a wide range of topics and many institutions are joining in despite the absence of a viable business model. This... Read full post

Dr. Don Olcott receives The ICDE Individual Prize of Excellence

October 28, 2013 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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ICDE rewards outstanding achievement in open and distance education through the Prize of Excellence award for both individuals and institutions. The Prize of Excellence is normally presented on a biennial basis at the ICDE World Conference.

 

The Individual Prize of Excellence

This prize is awarded for significant contribution to the field over the past five years. The prize focuses on rewarding innovation and progress in the field, as well as significant... Read full post

Happy 10th anniversary, eLene!

October 19, 2013 by Deborah Arnold   Comments (0)

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The EDEN Synergy workshop in Budapest (October 19th-21st) was the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 10th anniversary of eLene, a vibrant group of people and institutions who form a network and community of practice around e-learning related projects.

As one of the initiators of eLene, I had the honour and pleasure of telling the eLene story in the opening plenary earlier today.

Here is the text version of my speech:

"I'd like you to take your minds back to... Read full post

European Commission launches 'Opening up Education' and reveals the programme's new webportal

September 26, 2013 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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You may all well be aware of the elearningeuropa.info portal of the European Commission. Well, the portal is no more, it is renewed, reviewed and relaunched with modified objectives and services supporting the launch of the 'Opening up Education' programme, an action plan to tackle digital problems of schools and universities. The new website, Open Education Europa, is meant to allow students, practitioners and educational institutions to share free-to-use open educational resources,... Read full post

Rectors Presidents and Executives to Meet at SCOP 2013

September 9, 2013 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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EDEN is proud to join the International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) and Universidade Aberta (UAb) in organizing the 20th Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP2013) meeting.

SCOP 2013 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on 27-30 November 2013 at Universidade Aberta, as part of the institution's 25th anniversary celebrations. The overarching theme is Leadership for Change in a Time of Openness.

This unique event will tackle the issue of leadership in a time of openness.... Read full post