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CALRG 2021 Conference June 15-16
CALRG • EDITORIAL
Join the Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) annual conference which takes place across 15th - 16th, June.
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.
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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
Supporting professionals in low- and middle-income countries on the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The programme which featured the OU’s Pollinator Watch mission on nQuire has received a BAFTA.
INNOVATING PEDAGOGY • EDITORIAL
The Innovating Pedaogy report covers ten trends in learning and teaching.
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Tweet by @IETatOU • 20 May 2021
See Prof Agnes Kukulska-Hulme discuss the idea of ‘best learning moments’ with Cambridge University Press's English Language Learning Insights on Demand. The pedagogy, which featured in @OpenUniversity's 2021 Innovating Pedagogy report, covers how teachers can design immersive language learning experiences.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1395666927171813377

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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
nQuire and the OU win Guardian University 2020 research impact award.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
IET are using digital badges to improve teacher professional development in India.
PEOPLE • EDITORIAL
Fereshte joined IET with the aim to engage in research with big impact.
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
As Covid-19 has shifted learning online, wearable tech has a greater role to play in education.
PROJECT
ARETE builds a Europe-wide competitive ecosystem that supports fast dissemination of multi-user interactive augmented learning content
Student reading in library.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN wins Open Education award for Excellence by Open Education Global for its e-access Research Methods Handbook.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU joins first meeting of the TEACH4EDU4 project.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN is producing open publications for its network.
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.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
SoLAR, the Society for Learning Analytics Research.
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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Tweet by @IETatOU • 25 Feb 2021
Great to see IET's @fwild feature in the Sir Michael Barber report on the future of digital teaching and learning. #DigitalReview Prof Dr Fridolin Wild discusses the opportunity to use VR and AR in higher education.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1364977152874205185

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Innovative digital technology has the capability to significantly improve the way that people learn from home.
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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.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
How multi-generational learning with citizen science has increased during Covid-19.
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Tweet by @IETatOU • 03 Mar 2021
Congratulations to IET and OU #MAODE Alumnus, and @CommSchols scholar, @munirmoosasewan, who has been recognised with a @BritishCouncil Alumni Award 2021 for Social Impact. Read of Munir's commitment to bring education to disadvantaged communities here.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1367039982091788290