Monday, 1 April 2019

Using Digital Technology to Improve Learning

Guidance report from Education Endowment Foundation designed to support senior leaders and teachers to make better informed decisions, including a number of practical examples of technology being used in ways which support improved teaching and learning.

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Innovating Pedagogy 2019

A group of academics in the Institute of Educational Technology at the OU, produce an annual report looking at innovations in teaching and learning.

This years report (the seventh) is compiled in collaboration with the Centre for the Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE), University of Bergen, Norway, proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not had a profound influence on education in their current form.

Thursday, 20 December 2018

2018 Learning Technologies Award Winners


The 2018 Learning Technologies Awards were presented at the customary Gala Dinner in London, with this years event being held at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel.

Thursday, 13 December 2018

CloserStill Media buys into eLearning Guild


CloserStill, which runs the Learning Technologies and Online Educa conferences, has bought a majority stake in Focuszone Media, Inc., which operates primarily as The eLearning Guild.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

FutureLearn Seeks New Investment (£40m Suggested)


Following reports in the Financial Times that they're seeking a £40m cash injection, FutureLearn have confirmed that they are indeed seeking additional investors.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Blackboard Rebrands MoodleRooms


Blackboard Inc. have announced that they are rebranding Moodlerooms , their SaaS open-source learning management system, as "Blackboard Open LMS."

Monday, 24 September 2018

Flash in the Pan Take 2 – How will Your eLearning React when “Disable by Default” Hits in July 2019?

Adobe have told all of us that support for the Flash animation player will cease in 2020 – however …


… to compound the issue, Google have announced their Flash “Disable by Default” date for the Chromium browser as July 2019, whilst Mozilla say the Firefox browser will disable the Flash plug-in “by default” at some point in 2019.