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Digital literacy in education

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have penetrated all areas of contemporary life. In this context, digital literacy has become much more than the ability to handle computers – just like traditional literacy and numeracy, it c...
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Cost-benefit Modelling for Open Learning

Open learning provides flexible remote access to learning that enables people to study and achieve qualifications ‘any place, any time’. Information and communication technologies make this possible by providing online access to the di...
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Social Media for Learning by Means of ICT

Social media enable human relationships through technology. In other words, social media are the media for social interaction. The two most visible applications of social media are the building and consolidation of friendships among youngsters, an...
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Media Literacy and New Humanism

A new monograph “Media Literacy and New Humanism” has been printed in the IITE series “Theoretical Aspects of ICT in Education”. The authors - José Manuel Pérez Tornero and Tapio Varis - consider the opportuni...
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E-learning in the Republic of Korea

The achievements of the Republic of Korea in e-Learning and ICT in education policy are the result of systematic efforts in implementation of a solid legal framework, supported by secured budgeting, timely capacity building, successful cooperation...
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ICTs for New Engineering Education

The severe shortage of qualified engineering work force is creating social and economical crisis on a global scale. Two of the observable factors are the shortage of engineering school enrolment and the quality gap between engineering education an...
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Open educational resources and intellectual property rights

Open Educational Resources (OER) are starting to have impact in influencing those that are planning educational policy as governments look for ways to meet ambitious targets at lower costs and also altering the way institutions can collaborate by ...
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Mobile learning for quality education and social inclusion

Mobile learning is part of a new learning landscape created by the availability of technologies supporting flexible, accessible, personalized education. Learners’ everyday uses of mobile phones and other devices such as games consoles, which...
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Global trends in the development and use of open educational resources to reform educational practices

This policy brief examines the major trends in the development and use of open educational resources (OER). It notes the growing expansion in the quantity of OER and how that is already impacting learners, teachers, educational institutions and go...
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ICT for Inclusion: Reaching More Students More Effectively

Persons with disabilities have traditionally been excluded from receiving an equitable education as the result of attitudinal, physical and infrastructural barriers within educational systems and throughout wider society. Information and Communica...
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