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Support for faculty in the digital age

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Earlier in July, we had the opportunity to meet with dozens of EFMD members at the EOCCS community webinar “Who needs Faculty? Outsourcing the Online Lecture” hosted by Keith Pond, the EOCCS Director. It was a privilege to talk with business school faculty from Europe and South America as we discussed an issue that creates anxiety…

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Importance Of Synchronous Elements In Fully Online Courses

Importance Of Synchronous Elements In Fully Online Courses

By Divyaanshu Makkar, Co-Founder Connect2Teach Most institutions today are moving towards developing online courses that are 100% asynchronous (pre-recorded, self-paced) given its scalability. While the debate of asynchronous vs synchronous courses has been going for a while, we believe that even the best asynchronous courses have synchronous elements. If chosen strategically, synchronous elements can help…

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Why is no one talking about employability in online education?

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By Priyanka Agarwal and Aditi Tripathy   75% of students taking courses online do it for career progression or career change according to a 2018 report by The Online College Student. Studyportals.com reported that short courses providing professional education are growing at twice the rate that traditional degree courses are growing at. Yet, no one…

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A Night at the e-Assessment Awards

EOCCS was invited to join the e-Assessment Association on 10 April 2019 for their annual “e-Assessment Awards” in London, UK.  The association is an international not-for-profit membership organisation for those involved in, working with, using or developing technology to enhance assessment delivery. The finalists attending this year’s award demonstrated the innovation, in-depth research, transformational deployments…

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Celebrating 50 years of The Open University

In April 1969, The Open University was established with a clear purpose: to open education for all. As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, this radical idea makes us more relevant than ever before. As the UK’s largest university with nearly 174,000 students, we are still committed to celebrating diversity, challenging under-representation and continuing to widen access…

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Interactive Learning Tools to Spice Up Your Class

Join our free webinar and galvanise your class with multimedia tools! How can you use and implement interactive multimedia tools in your online class? Do you want to learn how to deploy these tools to spice up the learning experience, increase engagement, and make a bigger impact? The EOCCS Community and IE Business School are delighted to invite…

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Guidebook to Online Programmes for Prospective Students

Online education has come to an interesting point in its over three-decade-long life   span. No longer seen as a passing fad or novelty, it has gained widespread acceptance and credibility, not only by the general public but from those in the field of education as well. As attitudes have favourably changed over the years,…

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Expresso Newspaper: Global Management Challenge, a simulation course offered by SDG received the EOCCS certification

Expresso Newspaper, 21 July 2018 The Global Management Challenge received the EOCCS certification from EFMD Eric Cornuel, CEO of EFMD, with João Matoso Henriques, CEO of SDG, and Keith Pond, EOCCS Director EFMD – The European Foundation for Management Development, a global organisation dedicated to continuous management development and leading certification programs as well as…

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