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Copyright rules fit for the digital era in Europe

Yesterday, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission reached a political agreement. To adapt the copyright rules to the digital single market. The focus has been directed on improving the conditions for all creative sectors. In the light of the tech development e.g. music streaming services, video-on-demand platforms, news aggregators and user-uploaded-content platforms. Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, commented in the following way: “The long awaited Copyright… Continue reading

Virtual Reality for Publishing and Learning Design

Virtual Reality will have a great impact on future publishing and learning is a trend that acknowledged by many sources. But what is really the benefits when using VR in practice within these areas. Let’s turn to journalism as an interesting example. Virtual Reality for Publishing In a study from Penn State University, the participants described the experience of VR-journalism in comparison to text-based articles as that VR-experiences produced a better sense of presence. In this… Continue reading

Latest News: The Guardian goes into VR with a new form of Journalism

eLearningworld News from UK The first virtual reality experience from The Guardian is being launched. This is a new form of journalism where the audience actually can experience what people in the news have experienced. The first part is what it is like to spend 23 hours a day in a cell measuring 6×9 feet, which is the ordinary day for 100 000 prisoners in US solitary confinement prison cells. This is a story of the… Continue reading

Latest News: LifeLong Learning – Investing time and effort in a new career after 50

eLearningworld News from Korea Have you passed 50 years of age? Then it is time to prepare for after the work force! In Seoul, Korea, LifeLong Learning Centers attract an increasing amount of students. In many cases people that is close to retirement-age, but instead of feeding doves, looking for a new carreer.  A survey from the year of 2014 targeting people 50+ by the Seoul Metropolitan Government shows that 2688 of 4101 responded that… Continue reading