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OU launches programme for online educators and educational leaders
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The IET-led Skills for Prosperity Kenya programme is widening access and inclusion of open and distance learning in higher education.
OU shortlisted in DataIQ Awards for citizen science at scale
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The Open University has been recognised in the DataIQ award category ‘Data for Good: Green Data’.
TeSLa Tool launches to combat cheating in online exams
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
A free-to-use authentication tool built to stop cheating in online assessments is ready for launch.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Professor Ferguson received her appointment in 2021 after 16 years at the OU.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter feature in an emerging list of the nations’ most influential novels.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The programme which featured the OU’s Pollinator Watch mission on nQuire has received a BAFTA.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Through 2020 and 2021, Denise has led research and knowledge exchange projects across the unit.
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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The process of disclosing a disability can be a time-consuming and stressful experience. The OU is aiming to improve this process with a chatbot that has been built to support both its students and staff.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
nQuire and the OU win Guardian University 2020 research impact award.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Supporting professionals in low- and middle-income countries on the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
PHD IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY • EDITORIAL
Dr Francisco Iniesto completed his PhD in Educational Technology in 2020, specifying his research in accessibility and MOOCs.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN wins Open Education award for Excellence by Open Education Global for its e-access Research Methods Handbook.
Online OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar
RESEARCH
On 27th May 2021, IET hosted the OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU has participated in the kick-off meeting of the RAPIDE (Relevant assessment and pedagogies for inclusive digital education) project.
INNOVATING PEDAGOGY • EDITORIAL
The Innovating Pedaogy report covers ten trends in learning and teaching.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU are working in consultation with students to improve disclosure processes.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
High-standard industrial training at scale with AR.
Parent putting mask on daughter
RESEARCH • CASE STUDY
In Partnership with the OU, The Young Foundation have set up a mission on nQuire to understand people's experiences of the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK.
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
IET are working with Natural History Museums.
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Supporting the design and delivery of accessible and inclusive online courses.
PEOPLE • EDITORIAL
Fereshte joined IET with the aim to engage in research with big impact.
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Digital Badges can support teaching challenges faced during Covid-19.
Student studying from home on an online class.
PUBLICATIONS
IET's Teaching at a Distance helpsheets are designed for people who are trying out distance and online education for the first time, and for teachers who have already taught at a distance and want to try something new.
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Improve course design and learn evaluation strategies to improve online teaching.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN is expanding its reach to raise awareness of open educational resources in the global south.
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The Open University's annual Trends in Learning report has launched, detailing the new trends our experts have identified and how they are shaping the future of learning and development.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1404783861767233540

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Innovative digital technology has the capability to significantly improve the way that people learn from home.
Student studying with laptop.
The Open University is unique among UK universities in combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence. We have over 1000 research academics working at the forefront of knowledge in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
OUAnalyse has won the Data IQ2020 award for 'Best use of data by a not-for-profit organisation'.
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Our new short course has been designed to help educators safeguard mental health in their teaching.
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Tweet by @IETatOU •
The Teaching at a Distance: Evaluating information helpsheet shares the importance for learners to effectively decide where to get information, which sources to trust, and how to respond to conflicting views. Access the educational helpsheet here.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1428331411304448009

PROJECT
ARETE builds a Europe-wide competitive ecosystem that supports fast dissemination of multi-user interactive augmented learning content