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IET scholars present world-leading research in knowledge exchange showcase
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Join us on Wednesday 9th February 2022, as the OU’s Institute of Educational Technology hosts this free showcase of our Doctoral Scholars' research in Open World Learning.
OU launches programme for online educators and educational leaders
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Skills for Prosperity Kenya is widening access of open and distance learning.
Widening opportunities for teacher professional development in Zambia using low-cost tech
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
IET is working with the ZEST project, supporting the use of open educational resources and collaborative digital learning approaches.
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Pauline, a teaching union project worker and microcredential learner, advanced her digital skills and respond to the professional learning needs of her colleagues by completing two IET-led Online Teaching microcredentials in Creating Courses for Adult Learners, and Accessibility and Inclusive Learning. Read Pauline's story here.

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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The Open University has been recognised in the DataIQ award category ‘Data for Good: Green Data’.
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In December 2021, Dr Christothea Herodotou, Associate Professor at IET, presented OUAnalyse at the UNESCO International Forum on AI and Education. Read more about The Open University's award winning Predictive Learning Analytics system here.

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU and Mental Health Foundation have launched a study to find out how schools, colleges, and universities support students and their mental health.
BBC’s Springwatch wins BAFTA for live event
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The programme which featured the OU’s Pollinator Watch mission on nQuire has received a BAFTA.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Supporting professionals in low- and middle-income countries on the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
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After the Covid-19 pandemic began, Michael, a Learning Organiser based in Scotland, decided to undertake The Open University's microcredential in 'Online Teaching: Evaluation and Improving Courses' to support learning move online. in his workplace Read Michael's experience of studying the IET-led microcredential here.

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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Through 2020 and 2021, Denise has led research and knowledge exchange projects across the unit.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter feature in an emerging list of the nations’ most influential novels.
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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
Professor Ferguson received her appointment in 2021 after 16 years at the OU.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
nQuire and the OU win Guardian University 2020 research impact award.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN wins Open Education award for Excellence by Open Education Global for its e-access Research Methods Handbook.
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Congratulations to the @commschols Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholars who have completed the IET Masters in Online & Distance Education.

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Exploring participation behaviour of young citizen scientists
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
IET are working with Natural History Museums.
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.
PHD IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY • EDITORIAL
Dr Francisco Iniesto completed his PhD in Educational Technology in 2020, specifying his research in accessibility and MOOCs.
Online OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar
RESEARCH
IET hosts the OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar.
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.
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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.

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IET's microcredential supports course evaluation
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Improve course design and learn evaluation strategies to improve online teaching.
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 • EDITORIAL
GO-GN is expanding its reach to raise awareness of open educational resources in the global south.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Innovative digital technology has the capability to significantly improve the way that people learn from home.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
OUAnalyse has won the Data IQ2020 award for 'Best use of data by a not-for-profit organisation'.