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PD in your PJs with #EDENChat

The importance and impact of a major Association such as EDEN comes from its ability to give a true and powerful expression to the aspirations and concerns of the community it serves. This means to be able to represent all kinds of actors involved and convey its different voices. In the field ...

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2498 days ago

Season’s greetings

The Swiss philosopher Alain de Botton suggests in The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work that however powerful our technology and complex our organisations are, the most remarkable feature of the modern working world might be one simple spiritual quality: the widely held belief that our work should...

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2540 days ago

Looking ahead to the 25th anniversary year

As I predicted in the EDEN President's Blog one year ago (see here) 2015 proved to be a very good and successful year for EDEN. The European open, distance and e-learning community is scaling up and so is EDEN. Throughout the year our Association continued to widen its outreach. We'...

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2540 days ago

How expert use of technology in classrooms is boosting education results: refocusing the open classroom initiative

The publication last September of the OECD report “Students, Computers and Learning: Making The Connection” has caught a wide attention in the media all over the world. The idea conveyed to the public opinion was that contrary to previous belief data had shown that the use of techn...

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2540 days ago

Openness Remains the Best Answer: In the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks

The EDEN community shares the shock and sadness caused by the recent deadly attacks which have taken place in Europe and in other regions of the world, taking the life of many innocent human beings. Among these victims are students, teachers and researchers. People like us, including our ...

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2570 days ago

Much More Than A Conference

As we immerse into the Autumn season, preparations speed up for next year's EDEN conferences and other events. This is therefore the best time to look back at this year's achievements and project what the future should be like. The year of 2015 has marked an exciting time for our Assoc...

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2597 days ago

Serious Research Can Be Fun - Guest Post by Lisa Marie Blaschke

EDEN plays a world leading role in the dissemination of quality research on open distance and eLearning. As I've pointed out in my introduction to the recent guest post by Terry Anderson, this is a critical aspect of our association's mission and we take it quite seriously. However, th...

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2743 days ago

EDEN Train from Zagreb to Barcelona – Get on Board!- Invited Guest Post by Sandra Kucina

We're just one week away from the #EDEN15. The most important European yearly event for the global open, distance and eLearning research and professional community will start in only a few days in Barcelona. As always, the EDEN summer conference promises to be an exciting meeting place. It...

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2743 days ago

Web Presence, Social Media and Digital Identity - Guest post by Deborah Arnold

In one of my previous posts, entitled «Building a Roadmap», I announced that one of EDEN's exciting new initiatives in the pipeline was the redesign of our web presence. This is indeed an important part of our strategy. For EDEN the web is not just an extension of its activitie...

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2759 days ago

The Way Ahead for Open, Distance and Digital Education - Guest post by Terry Anderson

  In a time of such a rapid expansion of the learning scenarios as the one we're experiencing, educational research is quite often an exercise of anticipation. However, given this is also a time of scarce recourses we cannot afford to lose focus and need to be strategic in our goa...

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2745 days ago