Posted by: bluesyemre | September 27, 2013

Putting people at the heart of the digital revolution

  • Three more news stories over the last ten days have highlighted the revolution that digital technologies are bringing about in teaching and learning. In tertiary education, Welsh universities are uploading lectures and research to the internet so that they can be accessed by teachers and students in poorer nations, and the new FutureLearn project will see 20 or more of the UK’s universities entering the global market in massive open online courses (MOOCs). In secondary schools, there are predictions that all exams will be online within a decade, making it possible to carry out assessments on computers that will analyse individual students’ ability and adjust the difficulty of the questions to suit.

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