Teaching and Research Awards 2014

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

Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning 2013

CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE >> The Centre for Distance Education’s annual conference for 2013, Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning, was held at Senate House on Friday 1 November.  A wide-ranging audience of academics and practitioners drawn from the University of London federation and beyond came together to see keynote and … Continue reading

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: http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/massive-open-online-courses-and-online-distance-learning-review Authored by Stephen Haggard, independent e-learning consultant, the Centre for Distance Education (CDE)  and … Continue reading

CDE NEWS UPDATE 2/9/13: RIDE2013 conference now open for registration

CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE >> Registration is now open for the next Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning conference, taking place on Friday 1 November 2013 in Senate House. This is an annual event looking at new directions and developments in distance learning.  This free conference will be of interest to anyone involved in distance education … Continue reading