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openlectures | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education

openlectures | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
openlectures is open and we lecture. We are a group of students and former students sharing what knowledge we have. And we're doing this for free - because we enjoy it.
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Opening up to OERs

Opening up to OERs | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
In an attempt to demystify the practices surrounding Open Educational Resources (OER), Open University (OU) and the Scottish Funding Council have come together to launch the Opening Education Pract...
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See ref to M Weller and meaning of openness ...

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Top 8 Universities From Around The World That Provide Free Courses Online - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Top 8 Universities From Around The World That Provide Free Courses Online - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Popular and well-known universities around the world that are offering free online courses.
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Students’ views on learning methods and Open Ed...

Students’ views on learning methods and Open Ed... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
This report presents the findings of a study commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and conducted by the National Union of Students (NUS)/NUS Services.
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Fostering the Exploitation of Open Educational Resources

Fostering the Exploitation of Open Educational Resources | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
RT @OpenEduEU: #Article: Fostering the Exploitation of Open Educational Resources http://t.co/WISJV2CpW8 #OER #edtech #edchat #learning << what's holding it back?
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Will Online Courses Revolutionize Architectural Education?

Is there anything that can't be learned from Google? It offers recipes, baseball statistics, movie quotes, and even architecture history. But what if you too... (RT @Architizer: Will Open Online Courses Revolutionize Architecture Education?
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Creating open educational resources - OpenLearn - Open University

Creating open educational resources - OpenLearn - Open University | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
RT @mseangallagher: Course on creating open educational resources (#OER) from Open University. http://t.co/bWkzhA2X6I #elearning
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Robert Farrow - Open Research into Open Educati...

Robert Farrow - Open Research into Open Educati... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
An overview of the role of mapping and curation in the OER Research Hub project for the CALRG conference. (An overview of the role of mapping and curation in the OER Research Hub project for the CALRG conference. See i...
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OER and Public Policy: Overview & Opportunities...

OER and Public Policy: Overview & Opportunities... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
OER and Public Policy: Overview & Opportunities http://t.co/aLDAWJklyW (OER and Public Policy: Overview & Opportunities | @scoopit http://t.co/C9gDkb05kb)...
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Conventional Online Higher Education Will Absorb MOOCs, 2 Reports Say – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Conventional Online Higher Education Will Absorb MOOCs, 2 Reports Say – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
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Has the ring of truth about it....

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What is the problem for which MOOCs are the solution?

What is the problem for which MOOCs are the solution? | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Diana Laurillard, London Knowledge Lab MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – have been grabbing headlines and conference time for a year or two now. It’s the very large numbers that attract attenti...

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Are moocs serving the most deserving - probably not? IoE making a start on redressing the balance

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Three university academics debate the future of...

Three university academics debate the future of... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses make college degrees more affordable. Does that make them a threat to campus life? Three academics exchange their views on MOOCs and the future of higher education in the U.S.
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OpenCourseWare Consortium becomes Open Education Consortium

OpenCourseWare Consortium becomes Open Education Consortium | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
As the open education environment has grown and matured since the Consortium was founded. Since early on, the Consortium had to fight overcome confusion over the differences between what UNESCO named “open ...
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Alastair Creelman: OER and linguistic diversity...

Alastair Creelman: OER and linguistic diversity... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
"The spread of English as the language of the world has certainly been accelerated thanks to digital media and it could be argued that this threatens to wipe out many smaller languages, some teetering on the brink of extinction." (Alastair Creelman:...
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Open badges for education: what are the implications at the intersection of open systems and badging? | Ahn | Research in Learning Technology

Open badges for education: what are the implications at the intersection of open systems and badging? | Ahn | Research in Learning Technology | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Open badges for education: what are the implications at the intersection of open systems and badging?
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Topical and useful for this who might be tempted to oversimplify the relationship 

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Education - Creative Commons

Education - Creative Commons | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. << not sure if this is new but worth a look whatever
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ICDE: useful papers on open education and MOOC ...

ICDE: useful papers on open education and MOOC ... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) recently published a shortlist of reports and papers which were published in the last year. I'm reproducing the list here because I...
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Open source education for lifelong learners | Opensource.com

Open source education for lifelong learners | Opensource.com | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Open source technology is a huge boon for lifelong learners. Join Ankit Khandelwal as he shares his seven-year journey of using open education resources to enrich both his personal and professional lives. << useful to get student perspective
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Penn Launches First Open Learning Initiative La...

Penn Launches First Open Learning Initiative La... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
This fall, a new University of Pennsylvania open learning course will teach elementary German online (Penn Launches First Open Learning Initiative Language MOOC http://t.co/P258ALU1KU)...
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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Practical Tips for Productive Living (RT @courosa: "12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free" #oer #openeducation http://t.co/5baf0abpao)...
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Best practices for attribution - CC Wiki

Best practices for attribution - CC Wiki | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. << good to have some examples
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Experiences with licensing of OER | OER

Experiences with licensing of OER | OER | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Presentation at the M&L webinar: Open licensing of content in Higher Education on 16 May 2014 (My presentation on the M&L webinar Open licensing of content in Higher Education #creativecommons #oer http://t.co/4ktwCcSpGI)... (Experiences with licensing...
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What is the problem for which MOOCs are the solution?

What is the problem for which MOOCs are the solution? | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Diana Laurillard, London Knowledge Lab MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – have been grabbing headlines and conference time for a year or two now. It’s the very large numbers that attract attenti...

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Are moocs serving the most deserving - probably not? IoE making a start on redressing the balance

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OERu partner Unisa approves OER strategy | OERu

OERu partner Unisa approves OER strategy | OERu | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it

It's official! After considerable deliberation, the University of South Africa (Unisa) has approved an Open Educational Resource (OER) Strategy.


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Excellent news from South Africa's mega-distance university!

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Impressions from OCWC and OER14 conferences: speaking policy to practicioners. | Open Educational Policy for Europe

Impressions from OCWC and OER14 conferences: speaking policy to practicioners. | Open Educational Policy for Europe | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Impressions from OCWC and OER14 conferences: speaking policy to practicioners, by @atarkowski http://t.co/K7qOIoV6Ix #OER
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Open Educational Resources: The Education Ecosystem Comes to Life | opensource.com

Open Educational Resources: The Education Ecosystem Comes to Life | opensource.com | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Explore how the principles behind open source--collaboration, transparency, and rapid prototyping--are proven catalysts for innovation. (OER encourages collaboration, improvement, access and innovation.
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