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Online Learning

Online Learning

The now and next of global digital education

Category: online learning

Myth busting marque

Guest post by Rachel Ashcroft, Digital Engagement Officer in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh Many people are put off choosing to study an online degree because they believe that the experience will be an extremely lonely one. Indeed, it’s very easy to assume that online students don’t have the same opportunities […]

I spent last week with 25 online masters students attending the Global Health Academy Summer School which was held at the University of Rwanda. This inspiring bunch of students are juggling busy working lives and family commitments yet remain committed to gaining a masters degree. The Summer School, which is designed for recipients of Commonwealth […]

A Guest Blog post from Marketing Content Intern, Anna Mikhaylenko It’s no secret that the great power of social media management (SMM) plays a decisive role in strategically communicating the re-distribution of products, ideas and experiences in today’s mediated and networked world. In our case, that product is graduate-level online degree programmes. Get to know […]

We’ve been gathering some data on our online student body recently, to help us better understand who they are and where they’re based. So what do know about our online students at the University of Edinburgh today? Well, they come from 140 different countries around the globe; half are based in the UK or mainland […]

Facebook jumped on the online learning bandwagon in November with their new elearning platform, Learn with Facebook. Blink and you might have missed this, for the launch seems to have been somewhat under the radar –  Google “Learn with Facebook” and their site comes up top in the search results but it took a bit […]


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