An update on MOOCs: Strides and strife in the US as the UK ploughs on

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Here at Tutorhub, we’ve been keeping our keen eye on the embryonic educational phenomenons that are MOOCs (massive open online courses) and an article from the BBC today raised an eyebrow, with me at least. Coursera, arguably the behemoth amongst fledgeling online universities with a whopping 2.8 million registered students has just announced it will... Read more »

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Top Ten: Educational Tools for Students

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A great deal of debate among EdTech enthusiasts centres around pinning down a date for when paperless classrooms become the norm, where digital devices triumph as the medium of choice for delivering education. Indeed, across the pond the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has recommended that digital instructional materials should completely replace traditional printed... Read more »

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Top Ten: Educational Apps for iPads

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Last week it was interesting to see this video clip from the BBC highlighting the tech-savvy story of The Essa Academy in Bolton, a place that’s taken a huge step towards creating a ‘bookless school’. Every student and member of staff has been issued an iPad and all school work is carried out the little... Read more »

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