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Published: Friday, 5 October 2012
Latest edition of E-xcellence Manual on quality assessment published

The newest version of the E-xcellence Manual entitled "Quality Assessment for E-learning: a Benchmarking Approach" was launched at the 25th EADTU Anniversary Conference in Pafos/Cyprus. This manual is the main product of a suite of EU funded projects undertaken under the auspices of EADTU: E-xcellence (2005-2006), E-xcellence plus (2008-2009) and E-xcellence Next (2011-2012). The overall aim of these projects has been to develop a methodology and supporting resources for the quality assurance of e-learning in higher education.

Published: Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Swedish virtual school for Swedish students in and outside of Sweden

The Swedish virtual school Sofia Distansundervisning (in English: Sofia Distance Learning) offers full-time e-learning to students in grades 6-9 through the virtual learning environment Firstclass. It complies with the compulsory school curriculum and assessment criteria.

Published: Friday, 13 May 2011
Investigating the skills needed by online teachers in the US

Sara Bernard, writing in MindShift recently, investigates the requirements for virtual school teachers.In her article Sara interviews Maureen Cottrell, a science teacher at iHigh Virtual Academy, a fully-accredited virtual public high school in San Diego, California. Maureen describes her experience and the advantages and drawbacks of online learning.

Published: Monday, 31 January 2011
E-Learning Summit publishes Manifesto

The results of discussions by the delegates at the European e-learning Summit, organised by Learning Light with support from learndirect and Creativesheffield and held in Sheffield (17 - 19 November 2010), have been published in the form of a manifesto for e-learning. The manifesto is intended to help delegates pursue dialogue with their national governments to establish a single, independent and impartial body representing the corporate e-learning sector. Read more about this manifesto.

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