In this week’s Tes Further: Why distance learning needs to adapt to survive

In this week’s Tes Further: Why distance learning needs to adapt to survive

Rethinking distance learning In today’s Tes Further, Steve Nash, director of marketing and E-commerce at the Open Study College, writes that distance learning has got to fight to improve a reputation which has been “blackened” by rogue providers not delivering on promises. Nash’s college has recently undertaken a major “360-degree” review of what it was doing well, and the areas where it could improve – and he recommends that others do the same. “The only way distance learning colleges can overcome these challenges is to meet them head on,” Nash writes, “which means making…

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In this week’s Tes Further: Why distance learning needs to adapt to survive

In this week’s Tes Further: Why distance learning needs to adapt to survive

lso: Institutes of Technology – just another Fake Policy? (click on the pictures to be taken to the stories) Rethinking distance learning In today’s Tes Further, Steve Nash, director of marketing and E-commerce at the Open Study College, writes that distance learning has got to fight to improve a reputation which has been “blackened” by rogue providers not delivering on promises. Nash’s college has recently undertaken a major “360-degree” review of what it was doing well, and the areas where it could improve – and he recommends that others do the same. “The only…

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This Online Course Teaches You How to Survive on Mars

This Online Course Teaches You How to Survive on Mars

If you watched The Martian and wondered if you too could have the chutzpah and know-how to make it on Mars, then here’s awesome news: You can now sign up for an actual online course that’ll teach you the basics to survival if you ever find yourself stranded on the red planet. Best of all, the course is free. The course, offered by FutureLearn and created by Monash University, is a 4-week program that’ll explain the key scientific principles to producing your own water, oxygen, food, and energy on Mars,…

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