Month: December 2017

OpenLearning Platform Updates: 2017 Highlights

We are pleased to share with you highlights of our platform updates, as we gear up for the start of a productive 2018!

Top 3 Key Highlights From Prof. Gráinne Conole’s Community, Contribution and Connectedness Keynote

Wicked problems of education, theories supporting social learning and ways of augmenting face-to-face education. Here are our top three highlights from Prof Gráinne Conole’s keynote presentation at OLConf2017.

The Social Learning Conference 2017: Recap

We’ve successfully wrapped up our biggest event of the year! In association with MEIPTA, OpenLearning hosted its first ever Social Learning Conference on the 27-28 of November 2017.

Introducing The New OpenLearning Top Bar

We’re so excited to share this month’s updates with you! This month, we’ve fixed several minor bugs and introduced a new top bar.

OpenLearning Release Logs (November)

This post summarises our latest release logs on the OpenLearning platform.

How to Promote Divergent Thinking in Your Students

What would happen if, one day, NASA discovers that the moon actually is made out of cheese? Would it fall out of the sky? Would it spontaneously (and deliciously) explode? Is this even worth thinking about? This kind of question is not only worth asking, but is also a great way to develop creative and higher-order thinking skills in your students.