Workshop report on the future of PostGrad distance education in the international development sector

In conjunction with SOAS Centre for Development, Environmental and Policy (CeDEP) and University of London Centre for Distance Education (CDE), a workshop was run at SOAS on July 2nd 2015, to explore the future of postgraduate distance education in the international development sector. Foresight methodologies were used to generate drivers of change and narratives for possible future scenarios, and … Continue reading

Running a technology enhanced learning fail faire, and not failing to share and learn

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Failure is not a myth. It happens every day with our socio-technical interactions, including with technology-enhanced learning. It is one of the most important sources of learning in fact, yet few like to share and discuss it. That is why a consortium of young, doctoral minds meeting with experienced researchers could be the best place … Continue reading

Teaching and Research Awards 2014

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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 2014. The TRA scheme provides support 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 to … Continue reading

International Fellowships 2012

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  The application process for our International Fellowships scheme is now closed.  We will announce the successful bids in the coming weeks.  A new round of funding will be made available in 2012-13 academic year.     The Centre for Distance Education is opening up its Fellowship scheme for individuals from international teaching institutions with expertise … Continue reading