Research and Innovation in Distance Education and E-learning 2015

CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE >> The Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning (RIDE) conference took place at Senate House on Friday 6th February 2015. This annual event is organised by the Centre for Distance Education and explores new directions and developments in distance, online and technology enhanced learning. The conference was arranged … Continue reading

Teaching and Research Awards 2015

We are pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted for the next round of UK and International Teaching and Research Awards (TRA) funding for 2015. The TRA scheme provides support for original pedagogic research studies that explore innovative practice in the areas of open and distance teaching and assessment, and the use of technology-enhanced learning … Continue reading

Integrating library literacy through distance learning module design

Authors Dr Clare Brooks, Senior Lecturer in Geography Education, Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment Antony Daws, Media Librarian Barbara Sakarya, International and Comparative Collections Librarian Dr Jacek Brant, Head of Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment Project reports Integrating library literacy (TRA Brooks final report) [6.4mb, pdf] Integrating library literacy (TRA Brooks final report – appendices) [518kb, pdf]   … Continue reading

CDE seminar: Writing course materials and formative assessment for successful flexible learning

For the latest free CDE seminar we were pleased to welcome three of our Fellows to conduct a workshop on writing course materials for distance learning. The session considers some of the issues related to course material design, such as student retention and collaboration and featured presentations and an extended panel discussion to share the … Continue reading