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Becoming An Open Educator

My journey with the help of my PLN. (Are u and Open Educator?: http://t.co/GHMsPUjo9S via @youtube #edchat #openspokes #education #etmooc)
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My Favourite OER Collections...So Far

My Favourite OER Collections...So Far | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
TED-Ed is a fine example of connectivism. People working together to share, connect to and build upon ideas. You could use TED-Ed simply as a learning consumer by watching the lessons. Learners,...
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MOOCs' many challenges in developing world - The Australian

MOOCs' many challenges in developing world - The Australian | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
MOOCs' many challenges in developing world The Australian While MOOCs are new, scholars have wrestled with questions about cultural barriers for years in the OER community.
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Why Massive Open Online Courses Matter to Recruiters - ERE.net

Why Massive Open Online Courses Matter to Recruiters - ERE.net | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Why Massive Open Online Courses Matter to Recruiters - The world of education, training, and professional developm... http://t.co/zmcArBJdf2
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Major Players in the MOOC Universe - The Digital Campus 2013 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Major Players in the MOOC Universe - The Digital Campus 2013 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Explore connections among the major players.
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The Digital Scholar: How Technology Is Transforming Scholarly Practice | eLearning

The Digital Scholar: How Technology Is Transforming Scholarly Practice | eLearning | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The Digital Scholar: How Technology Is Transforming Scholarly Practice http://t.co/yrx5v4fePR #OER #innovation #HigherEd #edtech #elearning
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New MOOC Mania: Debunking the hype around massi...

New MOOC Mania: Debunking the hype around massi... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
OOCs and Libraries Event Summarized in Series of Six Hangingtogether.org Blog Posts“The “MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge?
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Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transfo...

Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transfo... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Science, engineering and technology courses have been in the vanguard of the massive open online course movement. (RT @amdvfa: Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transform Higher Education and Science..
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The OER Movement: A 21st Century Solution for Improving Education

The OER Movement: A 21st Century Solution for Improving Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
How the Open Education movement will transform education especially in developing nations.
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CC Talks With: David Liao: Open Courseware and ...

CC Talks With: David Liao: Open Courseware and ... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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elearn Magazine: Open Educational Resources in the Post MOOC Era

elearn Magazine: Open Educational Resources in the Post MOOC Era | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
It's clear that the landscape of the open education movement is changing everyday. What we now know as MOOCs (massive open online courses) will soon be superseded by a new MOOC-massively online open ...
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Examining Open Education

Examining Open Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
This past week, I had the chance to delve deeper into the idea of open education and open education resources (OER) thanks to both #ETMOOC and the #MediaLabCourse. Before this week, I hadn't spent ...
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Free E-Book "Open Education Resources" - Ethos Community

Free E-Book "Open Education Resources" - Ethos Community | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
http://www.maurizioderose.it/?p=345 (Free E-Book "Open Education Resources"": http://t.co/O11K3S93fH @MaurizioDeRose #OER #ethosnz #VPLD)
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More open source options for education | OSS Watch team blog

More open source options for education | OSS Watch team blog | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
RT @opensourceway: More open source options for education by OSS Watch team blog | http://t.co/SegEAkdDGr
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Finding resources, making resources? - I don't have time! #octel

Finding resources, making resources? - I don't have time! #octel | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Your standard academic is overworked and time poor, they would like to provide high quality additional resources to help their students study but if finding them is a problem they may not have time...
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Karen Johnson's curator insight, May 17, 2013 4:34 AM

This is for the lecturers I was speaking to on Wednesday lunchtime.  None of us have time -it is a constant worry.  Hope this sort of information is helpful - let me know :)

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Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOCs, at Least for Now - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOCs, at Least for Now - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Amherst's rejection of edX could signal the end of the honeymoon phase for massive open online courses.
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May 2: Beth Harris (Khan Academy) “Art History Education Goes Digital: The Problem (& Promise) of the Digital Image” » CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative

May 2: Beth Harris (Khan Academy) “Art History Education Goes Digital: The Problem (& Promise) of the Digital Image” » CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
RT @cunycommons: #cunyevents May 2: @bethrharris will speak about smarthistory, open access & art history @CUNYGradCenter http://t.co/j3rCCbvKl9
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Welcome to OpenScout - Open Educational Resourc...

Welcome to OpenScout - Open Educational Resourc... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
OpenScout provides a free platform around open content for business and management education. Search for learning resources, share your content, learn about tools or join the community.
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5 final checks before OER release | Open Educat...

5 final checks before OER release | Open Educat... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
This document is designed to provide a simple ticklist of the final steps checks before any resources are released as Open Educational Resources under Creative (5 final checks before OER release | @scoopit http://t.co/Zs640o9qzL)...
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Canvas LMS Maker Launches Open Education Apps Directory -- InformationWeek

Canvas LMS Maker Launches Open Education Apps Directory -- InformationWeek | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Learning management system developer Instructure promotes the Learning Tools Interoperability specification as it preps its own Canvas App Center.
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Trend Report: Open Educational Resources 2013 |...

Trend Report: Open Educational Resources 2013 |... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The Trend Report: Open Educational Resources 2013 describes trends in open educational resources (OER) and open education in the Netherlands and elsewhere, from the perspective of Dutch higher education.
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Implementing the Paris OER Declaration : launch...

Implementing the Paris OER Declaration : launch... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Implementing the Paris OER Declaration : launch of project | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Opening up education curated by Robert Schuwer (RT @fagottissimo: Implementing the Paris OER Declaration : launch of...
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Four observations on how OER initiatives are modelled ~ Stephen's Web

Four observations on how OER initiatives are modelled ~ Stephen's Web | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects ("Four observations on how OER initiatives are modelled" • good read
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Confirmed: Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $69M-$100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Efforts | TechCrunch

Confirmed: Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $69M-$100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Efforts | TechCrunch | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Educational publisher Elsevier is diving further into the world of open and social educational data: it has bought Mendeley, the London/New York-based provider of a platform for academics and organizations to share research and collaborate with...
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Mozilla releases Open Badges, a new standard to recognize & verify learning - EdTech Times

Mozilla releases Open Badges, a new standard to recognize & verify learning - EdTech Times | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
What do you think of Mozilla's new online education standards? http://t.co/3NDFM8dt8D #OnlineLearning #HigherEd
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