Couple of interesting quotes from an Education Week article this week (May 28th, 2016), worth repeating. When it comes to textbooks, students want paper (Foasberg, 2014; Mizrachi, 2015; Olsen et al, 2013; Shepperd, Grace & Koch, 2008). In some studies, students report greater fatigue after reading electronic textbooks, so that, as much as the comprehension […]Read more "Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper"
POSTED BY KEN CURRIE CAPDM are hosting the 4th meeting of the EU Funded Erasmus+ project OpenQAsS (2014-1-HU01-KA242-002356) – Open Source Quality Assurance System for European Vocational Education. The meeting takes place 2nd and 3rd June in Edinburgh. Ken Currie, host of the Edinburgh event is excited about […]Read more "CAPDM are hosting the 4th meeting of the EU Funded Erasmus+ project OpenQAsS"
The recent MIT Online Education Policy Initiative report lays out the case for a new type of education staff member. In order to build personalised blended learning experiences for students, the report argues the need for “learning engineers” — people with terminal degrees in traditional academic disciplines who also have experience with design and interdisciplinary […]Read more "MIT proposes new role of “Learning Engineer”"
POSTED BY MARTIN SMITH We were recently approached by the corporate customer of a Business School in the south east of England, who were looking for more flexible executive education courses. We don’t usually get approached by our customer’s customers, but we’d done some online learning consultancy for them in the past, and they […]Read more "Invest in Blended Learning"
University of London & Association of Chartered Certified Accountants CAPDM has been commissioned by the University of London International Programmes in partnership with the the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to produce a new ground-breaking Masters programme. Launched in January 2016 using the University of London’s own Moodle service, the programme makes many new […]Read more "Recent Developments"
As from January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. This means if you are running Windows 7 or 8.1, you’ll have to have upgraded to Internet Explorer 11. If you are running an older version of Internet Explorer, […]Read more "Declining Support for Internet Explorer"
For nearly 20 years CAPDM have been building client content in single sourced, SGML/XML. All CAPDM clients have a digital, managed repository of their content, all of which is held in standards. The textual content uses a very semantically-rich mark-up which offers a high degree of future proofing, but also ensures that their content is […]Read more "ALFA – Adaptive Learning For All"
Rather than re-publishing this month’s blog entry here, please head on over to The European website to read our article on technology and distance learning.Read more "Technology: A basis for learning"
So you can access new student customers and other markets is the obvious reason. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of the first top-ranked US schools to offer a full-time MBA programme entirely at a distance. In 2013, it enrolled 500 students in the second intake of its online MBA that […]Read more "Why you should disrupt your MBA programme"
MOOCs are a useful promotional tool for Universities and professional education providers. Their arrival ‘en masse’ in 2012 changed the way early-adopters like the University of London, reached out to their customers. Like it or not, it is now the turn of the early majority of education providers to produce their own – albeit for […]Read more "Demonstrating leadership in an emerging higher education learning technology"