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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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More money for MOOCs: Coursera nabs $43M from diverse set of investors

More money for MOOCs: Coursera nabs $43M from diverse set of investors | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Online education startup Coursera raises another $43 million with plans to build out mobile apps, open up its platform and deepen its international presence.
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MOOCs being embraced by top U.S. universities

MOOCs being embraced by top U.S. universities | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Any student who's attended a chalkboard lecture in 2013 will tell you higher education isn't known for its swift changes. (The future of education?
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Guest blogger: Who is open education for? OER, ...

Guest blogger: Who is open education for? OER, ... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
In this guest entry, Jeremy K. Knox from University of Edinburgh examines the current open education resources (OER) and MOOC trends and some of the competing assumptions behind these developments. Furthermore, he ...
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Debating Open Access (July 2013) - British Acad...

Debating Open Access (July 2013) - British Acad... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Ana Cristina Pratas's insight: A collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Featuring contributions from:Rita GardnerStuart M.
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The UNESCO OER Chair Network organises a new mOOC on Open Content Licensing for Educators

The UNESCO OER Chair Network organises a new mOOC on Open Content Licensing for Educators | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
The UNESCO OER Chair Network organises a new mOOC on Open Content Licensing for Educators | eLearning http://t.co/Yg4mZJ9VT0
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Coursera under fire in MOOCs licensing row

A prominent member of the open education movement, former Open University Vice-Chancellor Sir John Daniel, has criticised online education provider Coursera for not making its materials available under… (“@cgreen: Coursera under fire in MOOCs...
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Blackboard xpLor officially released with OER a...

Blackboard xpLor officially released with OER a... | 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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OpenEd Launches Comprehensive Catalog of Common...

OpenEd Launches Comprehensive Catalog of Common... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
OpenEd Institute provides access to over 120,000 videos and 80,000 educational games, searchable by keyword, grade and standard.
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Straining the Quality of MOOCs: Student Retenti...

Straining the Quality of MOOCs: Student Retenti... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
It’s the first thing in the name. MOOCs are primarily massive. They reach huge numbers of students.
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Deakin’s MOOC launch a test-bed for learning redevelopment

Deakin’s MOOC launch a test-bed for learning redevelopment | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
In a move aimed at buttressing its position as a leader in online education, Deakin University will launch its first massive open online course (MOOC) on Monday.
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MOOCs, Hype, and the Precarious State of Higher...

MOOCs, Hype, and the Precarious State of Higher... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Does it continue to make sense to go to college when the sticker price of a college education is soaring, the amount of debt college students are taking on – even for the non-elite universities and what were formerly affordable public universities...
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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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The March of the MOOCs: Monstrous Open Online C...

The March of the MOOCs: Monstrous Open Online C... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
A free, open-source, high-quality textbook for your college course. (RT @OpenStaxCollege: Yep it's finally here.
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E-Curriculum... Exploring 24 Free Open Educatio...

E-Curriculum... Exploring 24 Free Open Educatio... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
"Everyone is talking about a digital curriculum free of those hard copy textbooks that have been a part of schooling since the advent of the one room schoolhouse.
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Rethinking OER and their use: Open education as Bildung | Deimann | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

Rethinking OER and their use: Open education as Bildung | Deimann | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Rethinking OER and their use: Open education as Bildung (Rethinking OER and their use: Open Education as Bildung http://t.co/DB8FSD33ds)
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Open Educational Resources and Practices for Higher Education

Presentation delivered by Lis Parcell (Jisc RSC Wales) and Julia Ault (University of Wales: Trinity Saint David) at the Coleg Sir Gar HE Conference 1 July 2013.
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99 Best Online College Resources on Open Course...

99 Best Online College Resources on Open Course... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
With the increasing popularity of online education has come a profusion of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Courseware (OCW), Open Educational Resources (OER), and other general educational resources that can be accessed online.
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OpenChem, Open Curriculum, and the Value of Openness - Creative Commons

OpenChem, Open Curriculum, and the Value of Openness - 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. I recently spoke with Larry Cooperman, director of OpenCourseWare at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).
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List of open education resources online #OER | ...

List of open education resources online #OER | ... | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Explore how the principles behind open source--collaboration, transparency, and rapid prototyping--are proven catalysts for innovation.
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Can We Move Beyond the MOOC to Reclaim Open Learning? - Huffington Post

Can We Move Beyond the MOOC to Reclaim Open Learning? - Huffington Post | Being practical about Open Ed | Scoop.it
Can We Move Beyond the MOOC to Reclaim Open Learning?
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