The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone

Massively open education models have been in the news recently (e.g. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18518508).  One of the new organisations behind the story is Coursera (see http://www.coursera.org). On 2 July 2012 we were fortunate to welcome Professor Daphne Koller from Stanford University, a co-founder of Coursera, to the University of London for a talk about “The Online Revolution: Education … Continue reading

CDE Annual Report: 2010-11

The Centre for Distance Education has prepared an Annual Report summarising our outputs and activities over the academic year 2010-11.  You can view or download a copy via the below link: CDE annual report 2010-11 [pdf, 772kb]

OpenSim: an alternative platform for immersive education

CDE seminar: OpenSim: an alternative platform for immersive education We welcomed Dr Peter Miller (University of Liverpool) to the Centre to conduct one of our series of seminars relating to virtual worlds.  While Second Life® has attracted most attention from the education community, there are numerous other virtual environments for holding classes and developing learning experiences. … Continue reading