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Know It All at Learning Solutions Magazine

The US magazine Learning Solutions Magazine has talked to Know It All project director Krista Di Eleuterio about the new international MOOC platform promoted by the GUIDE Association. “It is a forum where universities can promote their MOOCs to the widest possible audience free of charge. If it works, it will be a one-stop shop for students to choose from a fast growing and bewildering range of opportunities, directing them from the portal directly to the MOOC of choice. For the university there will of course be the direct benefit of their MOOC being visible to a wider pool of potential students. But for them, the opportunity is also for the university to increase its visibility because MOOCs are emerging from universities that are hardly known outside their own national boundaries”, explained Krista to reporter Nic Laycock.

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VII International GUIDE Conference

Guatemala - April 10-11, 2014

The VII International GUIDE Conference "Culture in the Midst of Global Modernization: The Role of Distance Education", to be held at the Universidad Panamericana (Guatemala City) on April 10-11, 2014, aims to analyze the different solutions developed by each country as a result of the combination of modernization and technological innovation.

The conference will be a platform for the collaboration between Central and South American institutions and a forum for professionals and experts from around the world to promote the exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices.

More information about the Conference at the official website.

 

Conclusions of the

VI International GUIDE Conference 2013

The VI International GUIDE Conference "The Global Economic Crisis and its consequences on the national educational systems: Can online education contribute to overcoming the crisis?", organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Greece, attracted over 150 participants from 38 different countries. The submitted researches and studies addressed critical issues such as the reform of national higher education agenda, pedagogical innovation in course design and delivery, higher education in a time of economic crisis and social implications of distance learning.

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