Posts Tagged ‘Technologies’

Making digital learning materials more available online

Written by SOU IIE on . Posted in Global Information

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

Written by SOU IIE on . Posted in Global Information

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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