Massive open online courses and online distance learning: review

The maturing of the MOOC: literature review of massive open online courses and other forms of online distance learning A report on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is now available to download: Authored by Stephen Haggard, independent e-learning consultant, the Centre for Distance Education (CDE)  and … Continue reading

Using web apps to enhance the student experience

A recent Centre for Distance Education one-day workshop investigated how the use of relatively low-tech, cost effective e-learning resources can be used to support University of London programmes.  The workshop gave attendees the chance to develop a mobile web app to support their work, most with a focus on improving student support. Eighteen staff from … Continue reading