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Is Massive Open Online Research the Next Frontier for Education?

Is Massive Open Online Research the Next Frontier for Education? | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
A team from UC San Diego is launching a new course on the Coursera online learning network that breaks ground on several fronts. (RT @HeatherBuschman: Is Massive Open Online Research the Next Frontier for Education?
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How to get more kids to code | opensource.com

How to get more kids to code | opensource.com | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
A list of open source programs to use to get more kids to code from an OSCON 2013 talk, reported by Nicole Engard.
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Teach kids about copyright: a list of resources from Creative Commons - opensource.com

Teach kids about copyright: a list of resources from Creative Commons - opensource.com | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Teach kids about copyright: a list of resources from Creative Commons opensource.com ... are some organizations and experienced educators who have developed copyright curricula.
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Open Education: OER, OCW and MOOCs | Library of the European ...

Open Education: OER, OCW and MOOCs | Library of the European ... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The potential of ICT for modernisation of education and training has become a key priority for the European Union. In its Communication on Opening Up Education (procedure 2013/2182(INI)), the European Commission ...
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Out With the Degree, In With the Badge: How Badges Motivate Learning And 7 Tips To Use It Right - InformED

Out With the Degree, In With the Badge: How Badges Motivate Learning And 7 Tips To Use It Right - InformED | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it

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A useful summary on the development/s in digital badge with sound advice for those interested in getting on board.

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Is this the future reward available from MOOCS?

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Internet is future of higher education says University of the People - opensource.com

Internet is future of higher education says University of the People - opensource.com | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Internet is future of higher education says University of the People opensource.com Open Educational Resources (OER) as well as the open source technology Moodle are adapted by our volunteer course developers and redesigned to fit into the...
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A MOOC Delusion: Why Visions to Educate the World Are Absurd - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A MOOC Delusion: Why Visions to Educate the World Are Absurd - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
A Grand #MOOC Delusion? Commentary from @chronicle http://t.co/6pVVceso7f @GetEducatedVP http://t.co/zeGIYyyX1x #MOOCs #opened #oer
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Millions join the education free-for-all on the internet

Millions join the education free-for-all on the internet | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Free online courses allow anyone, regardless of educational qualifications, to study whatever they like ("The defining characteristics of the MOOC is that it is open to anyone regardless of educational background, it’s...
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Open Educational Resources (OERs) for digital s...

Open Educational Resources (OERs) for digital s... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The material that you can access through this website is intended to help you develop your use of digital technologies in your university studies.
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Bristol University | Faculty of Arts | Open Educational Resources

Bristol University | Faculty of Arts | Open Educational Resources | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Overview (Open Educational Resources in Modern Languages #oer My colleague @KBorthwick is the keynote speaker. http://t.co/ZtQ13DpAj9)
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Leicester OER

Leicester OER | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
We received a request from the European Commission to list our university's Open Educational Resources (OER) in a new collection of OER from across Europe, to be called Open Education Europa and sc...
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Open Educational Resources (OER) – What’s out t...

Open Educational Resources (OER) – What’s out t... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Over the past decade or two the Internet has transformed our access to knowledge.
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Massive Open Online Courses in the Developing W...

Massive Open Online Courses in the Developing W... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
How a teacher in El Salvador became an advocate of massive open online courses, and why hardly anyone listens to him yet.
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Learning in a small, task–oriented, connectivis...

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Learning in a small, task–oriented, connectivist MOOC: Pedagogical issues and implications for higher education (Learning in a small, task–oriented, connectivist MOOC: Pedagogical issues and implications http://t.co/TKqn1Bs1cD)...
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Google Joins Top Universities in Quest to Fulfill Potential of Online Education - Singularity Hub

Google Joins Top Universities in Quest to Fulfill Potential of Online Education - Singularity Hub | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Google Joins Top Universities in Quest to Fulfill Potential of Online Education Singularity Hub To tackle problem two, Google is joining forces with edX, a collaboration of 29 top universities offering 72 online courses, to build an open source...
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EC launches 'Opening up education' action plan - Telecompaper (subscription)

EC launches 'Opening up education' action plan Telecompaper (subscription) To help kick-off the initiative, the EC launched a new website, Open Education Europa, which will allow students, practitioners and educational institutions to share...
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MOOC Around The World, Part 6 – "MOOCish" Online Ed Resources - moocnewsandreviews.com

MOOC Around The World, Part 6 – "MOOCish" Online Ed Resources - moocnewsandreviews.com | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The 6th part to the series is about the relatives of MOOCs - MOOClatives. These are online ed resources that have a lot in common with MOOCs but do not quite fit because they are either not massive, not entirely free or not really a complete course.
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U. System of Maryland to Test Open-Source Textbooks - Inside Higher Ed

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U. System of Maryland to Test Open-Source Textbooks Inside Higher Ed The University System of Maryland will this fall launch a pilot project to gauge the efficiency of open educational resources (OER), James Jalandoni, president of the system's...
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Pics4Learning | Free photos for education

Pics4Learning | Free photos for education | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Thousands of copyright free and copyright friendly images and photos for teachers and students. (RT @elearningeuropa: Nice resource!
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OPEN EDUCATION - Why it is hard and how far we ...

OPEN EDUCATION - Why it is hard and how far we ... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Dr. David Wiley is Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He is also the Chief Openness Officer of Flat ... (OPEN EDUCATION - Why it is hard and how far we have come.
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The attack of the MOOCs

The attack of the MOOCs | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
DOTCOM mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and...
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Red Hat exec debunks open source myth - FutureGov Magazine

Red Hat exec debunks open source myth - FutureGov Magazine | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Red Hat exec debunks open source myth FutureGov Magazine When it comes to government IT, open source is no longer just an option for many public sector organisations.
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Phl 1st massive open online course offered free | Education and Home, Other STAR Sections, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

The first-ever massive online open course (MOOC) in the Philippines is now being offered by the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) in cooperation with wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc.
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What Makes Openness Work?

What Makes Openness Work? | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Here are our slides from today's project presentation at the Institute of Educational Technology. There is also a Cloudworks page for the event which includes more detailed slides on TrackOER. What...
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Government support for open educational resources: Policy, Funding, and Strategies

Government support for open educational resources: Policy, Funding, and Strategies | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Government support for open educational resources: Policy, Funding, and Strategies http://t.co/4yEohvHzx6 #OER #elearning #edtech
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