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Leveling the higher ed playing field with free educational content

Leveling the higher ed playing field with free educational content | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Fourteen years ago, as a Victor E. Cameron professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rice University in Houston, Richard G. Baraniuk was frustrated that he couldn’t find the ideal book for h
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White Paper: Open Educational Resources | Hewlett Foundation

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On Quality and OER

As I travel the country (and the world) telling people about open educational resources, open textbooks, etc., I frequently receive questions about the quality of openly licensed instructional mate...
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Understanding OER in 10 videos - The Ed Techie

Understanding OER in 10 videos - The Ed Techie | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A long time ago, back when we still used the phrase 'web 2.0', I proposed an idea for a tool called "9 step" which sequenced online resources together, with connecting narrative. My proposal was that you can learn anything in...
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True Stories of Openness

True Stories of Openness | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
amazing and true!
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Creative Commons and Open Access research: some next steps

Creative Commons and Open Access research: some next steps | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Creative Commons and Open Access research: some next steps. Rosie Redfield has posted results of a survey on author perspectives of CC-BY licenses on RRResearch, along with her own comments. This is a useful ...

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New OER Exchange Opens with 680,000 Free Learning Objects -- Campus Technology

New OER Exchange Opens with 680,000 Free Learning Objects -- Campus Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Educational technology company Pearson has launched its OpenClass Exchange for instructors. Out of the gate, the new open education resource (OER) catalog will include links to 680,000 instructional and learning items.
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Commonwealth of Learning - OER-Innovation for Development

Commonwealth of Learning - OER-Innovation for Development | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Commonwealth of Learning - OER-Innovation for Development http://t.co/l3tk7LzUTu

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Open Educational Resources (OERs) for digital scholars

Open Educational Resources (OERs) for digital scholars | Educational Technology in Higher Education | 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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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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Can We Move Beyond the MOOC to Reclaim Open Learning?

Can We Move Beyond the MOOC to Reclaim Open Learning? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
What are independent learners and innovative teachers doing now that deserves support, recognition, and scaling up?
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Publishers Challenge Quality Of Open Educational Resources | Intellectual Property Watch

Publishers Challenge Quality Of Open Educational Resources | Intellectual Property Watch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The International Publishers Association (IPA) has published a paper that raises questions about the quality, sustainability, and public funding of Open Educational Resources (OER).
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Of course they are! They have EVERYTHING to lose! Welcome to the innovation tornado, boys and girls!

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80 Open Education Resource (OER) Tools for Publishing and Development Initiatives in HEI

80 Open Education Resource (OER) Tools for Publishing and Development Initiatives in HEI | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Many Open Education Resources (OER) have been introduced by governments, universities, and individuals within the past few years.

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The Battle for Open - The Ed Techie

The Battle for Open - The Ed Techie | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We have a new issue of JIME out, which is a special issue on the OER 13 conference. There are some excellent papers, so go read them. Then, when you've read all...
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OERu Launches Worldwide - Creative Commons

OERu Launches Worldwide - Creative Commons | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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Public Access to Publicly Funded Materials: What Could Be - Creative Commons

Public Access to Publicly Funded Materials: What Could Be - Creative Commons | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. This blog post was written by Teresa Sempere García, CC's Community Support Intern June-August, 2013.
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OERScout Technology Framework: A Novel Approach to Open Educational...

This technical seminar explains how OERScout uses text mining techniques to autonomously mine domain specific metadata for search purposes, how it utilises a fa
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Intrstng slideshare on OERScout: A Novel Approach to OER Search 

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HippoCampus.org : High Quality K-12 Open Educational Resources - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

HippoCampus.org : High Quality K-12 Open Educational Resources - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content- videos, animations, simulations and other credible information on a wide range of general education subjects to middle-school and high school teachers, college...
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'Through a glass darkly' Part 3: OER, critical reflection and educators' improved practice - some early evidence

'Through a glass darkly' Part 3: OER, critical reflection and educators' improved practice - some early evidence | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Do OER prompt critical reflection by educators who use them, resulting in improved practice? Part 3 of my blog series on reflection moves from abstract theorisation to concrete evidence around OER ...
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OER in Higher Education in the Year 2030 ...

OER in Higher Education in the Year 2030 ... | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Together with Martin Ebner and Sebastian Kelle we wrote a short vision paper for Open Educational Resources in Hihger Education for the year 2030. Our contribution was submitted to the Joint Resear...
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The Landing: What we can learn from international initiatives on OER: A POERUP video lecture

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Guest blogger: Who is open education for? OER, MOOCs, and their subjects

Guest blogger: Who is open education for? OER, MOOCs, and their subjects | Educational Technology in Higher Education | 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....
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Panlibus Blog » Blog Archive » Strategies for Promoting Open Educational Resources for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Panlibus Blog » Blog Archive » Strategies for Promoting Open Educational Resources for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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» More on OER from IRRODL David Murphy's Occasional Blog

» More on OER from IRRODL David Murphy's Occasional Blog | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Unlocking Open Educational Resources (OERs) Interaction Data

Unlocking Open Educational Resources (OERs) Interaction Data | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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