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Learning the language of video

Adam filming for the BBC in Southern Iraq From Hollywood to YouTube, watching movies will make your learning videos more engaging and effective. That’s the message Adam Salkeld, filmmaker and media executive, will highlight in this year’s VIDEO EDUCA Maste...
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Learning to love the camera

At ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN in 2011, renowned e-learning expert Jay Cross declared that “video is the new language of learning”. Video has since become one of the most ubiquitous and effective online learning tools....
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Stephen Downes: ‘This is the next era of learning’

Image: Stephen Downes, courtesy of Stephen's web In this guest post, Stephen Downes, Senior Researcher for the National Research Council of Canada and pioneer of major e-learning developments – such as MOOCs, syndicated learning and the concept of connecti...
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Learning to drive lifelong success

McKinsey and Company’s Global Chief Learning Officer Dr Nick van Dam Organisations around the world are experiencing sweeping, rapid changes in what they do, how they do it and even why they do it.  Masteri...

The OEB debate 2013

from left: Crispin Weston, Gianpiero Petriglieri, chairman Harold Elletson, Johannes Heinlein and Pierre Dillenbourg On the evening of Thursday, 5 December, ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN participants flocked to the p...

Opening up Education

A recent study of 200 European universities has shown that while one third of them were considering implementing a form of massive open online course, a further third of them did not even know what a MOOC was.   by Pauline Bugler   This l...

Trends: MOOCs, big data and the quality of education

When you go to good educational conferences like ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, you meet people who know that – in most cases – the current way of educating students does not work. You also get to see many examples of go...