gamification has undoubtedly made a big splash in the corporate world,
there have also been significant moves to improve civic behaviour within
0 replies - 1806 views - 02/28/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
John Cochrane has written
a nice exploration of the economics of MOOCs this week. In it he
discusses the very nature of MOOCs and the concept of the...
0 replies - 292 views - 02/19/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
20% time is pretty well established as a management tool. What began at 3M in the 1940′s has gradually spread out across industries, with it taking...
0 replies - 477 views - 01/08/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
are generally two chains of thought about the purpose of our education
system. One is that they exist to give students both the learning...
0 replies - 493 views - 01/04/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Open Online Courses have undoubtedly been big news over the past 18
months. Despite the growing number of institutions offering course...
0 replies - 673 views - 12/21/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
are unquestionably big news at the moment, with a degree of
justification. After all, they’re offering a good number of courses
0 replies - 859 views - 11/06/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
I wrote earlier this week about schooling and whether schools were equipping children with the right learning skills to survive in the rapidly changing...
0 replies - 763 views - 10/21/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
this month OECD data produced some shocking results for the UK
educational establishment by revealing that 16-24 year olds were no more
0 replies - 490 views - 10/21/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Companies are always looking for better ways to keep their employees
well-trained and up-to-date. Simply providing information formally is
not as effective...
0 replies - 510 views - 09/04/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
has undergone some big changes in the past few years, with the likes of
Khan Academy and the MOOCs imparting their own vision of how learning...
0 replies - 1523 views - 08/17/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
to say, having too little education is generally regarded to be a bad
thing, not least for our physical and mental health. Can the opposite...
0 replies - 527 views - 08/15/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
There have undoubtedly been some tremendous innovations in education over the past few years, be they the MOOCs that are attempting to shake up tertiary...
0 replies - 825 views - 07/26/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
has undoubtably been the year of the MOOC, with millions of people
using sites such as Coursera and Udacity to access courses from some of
0 replies - 834 views - 07/12/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Last month I covered
the growing number of sites that are aiming to help students to fund
their university education. Foremost amongst such platforms...
0 replies - 681 views - 07/11/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
is stretching its tenticles into an ever increasing array of areas.
One area of particular interest is that of student finance. ...
0 replies - 612 views - 06/19/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Last month I wrote about some of the collaborative projects that are emerging in education. A number have emerged that enable students to work together...
0 replies - 1136 views - 06/07/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
I’m no doubt showing my age here, but when I was at school the idea of partnering with a school somewhere else in the world typically took on a penpal type...
0 replies - 624 views - 05/31/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The whole MOOC movement has made a massive splash over the last year, but it's hard to dispute that Coursera have led the way in the innovation stakes.Earlier...
0 replies - 951 views - 05/30/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
What connect’s Seth Godin’s Linchpin to a vote at Amherst?
The question of MOOCs. Godin’s pitch goes something like this: access
to knowledge is no...
0 replies - 629 views - 05/15/13 by Josh Dormont in Articles
Yesterday MOOC network Coursera released news of an increasing number of teacher training courses launching on the site.
They have continued their march into...
0 replies - 933 views - 05/10/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles