The field of Open Education Resources has been in existence for many years, and whilst some of its' proponents have a clear view that all resources produced using public money, should be available free of charge to the public, it's a message that's stubbornly remained on the back burner amongst education institutions and funding organisations.
So with the aim of combating this stubbornness, ALT has produced a call to action.
Zero Waste Scotland invites proposals for the provision of a new or existing cloud-based e-Learning platform solution, including ongoing technical support.
eCom Scotland have secured a grant from Ufi Charitable Trust to fund virtual reality (VR) research. Ufi is an independent charity dedicated to increasing the delivery of adult vocational skills through digital technology.
Founded in 2001, Moodle has relied on partners (there’s currently 84 of them) to generate funds for the central project by paying royalties, but Martin Dougiamas, founder and CEO of Moodle Pty Ltd, have now succumbed to an outside investor, with France based Education for the Many, injecting $6m dollars into the company.
The winners of the annual Learning Technologies Awards have been announced at this weeks ceremony in London, where over 800 people gathered to celebrate the best in learning technologies across the world.