Open University in the UK had most of online education figured out a decade ago. Case in point: the use of simple, fun videos to introduce subjects. Here’s one about the History of the English language. Best opening line for an educational video of all time: “The English language begins with the phrase “Up Yours Caesar!”.
- Online learning: how it can widen and formalise access to higher education (guardian.co.uk)
- The brilliance of well produced video in e-learning – from Open Learn at the Open University (mymindbursts.com)
- Another innovation milestone: The Open University launches iBooks textbooks for iPad (distance-educator.com)