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2017 International Visiting Scholar Program (Spring Session) Is Now Open for Application

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In order to promote global cooperation between universities, other institutions and interested scholars through academic exchange and to enhance the quality of teaching and research in the field of open and distance learning, Shanghai Open University (SOU) has successfully conducted the International Visiting Scholar Program each Spring and Autumn since 2013, with participation by the member universities and institutes of African Council for Distance Education (ACDE), Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), as well as other universities and institutes that currently provide or are developing open and distance education all over the world. Up to now, SOU has received 8 groups of visiting scholars from 29 different countries, totally 66 person times.

EduXChange 2016 : Leadership and Innovation For the Future in Open and Distance Learning International Conference has been successfully held

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On Nov6-7, Leadership and Innovation for the Future in Open and Distance Learning International Conference has been successfully held at Shanghai Open University. The conference is co-hosted by SOU (the UNESCO Unitwin Network in Distance and Open Learning) and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO. The conference theme is ‘Leadership and Innovation for the Future’, which attracts more than 200 well-known scholars from 19 different countries to attend the conference.

2016 SOU Immersion Hub International Student Program Officially Started

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The two-week 2016 SOU Immersion Hub International Student Program officially started in the morning of August 15. 24 International students participate in the program this time, who come from 12 countries of 4 continents(Europe, America, Asia, and Africa), including Spain, Russia, Italy, the Netherlands, USA, Germany, India, and Zimbabwe. In the next two weeks, activities including Chinese language learning, cross-culture training, historical sites visiting, and culture and art exchange will be organized by the Institute of International Exchange for the students.

Making digital learning materials more available online

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The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is playing a lead role in a multi-million pound research project which will trial educational courses, created by novel crowdsourcing methods, with thousands of learners across Europe.

KMi is working with research partners in the UK, Europe and South America to develop a state-of-the-art online platform where teachers, instructors and academics can collaborate to create high quality digital learning materials which will be freely available online.

New learning tool enables pupils to address “tricky topics” in OU

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A new tool and activities to enhance learning, particularly amongst low ability pupils, has been developed by OU academics.

The Tricky Topic Tool was to identify and assess barriers to student learning. The project uses a range of innovative, creative technologies to support student-led learning. These technologies include tabletops, ipads and interactive large screen displays.

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