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Stanford teams up with edX to build online learning platform | opensource.com

Stanford teams up with edX to build online learning platform | opensource.com | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The open education landscape is set to grow a little more as Stanford University announces plans to team up with edX to build an online learning platform that universities and developers around the world can access for free.
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Nicholas Pringle's curator insight, May 21, 2013 6:18 AM

I really look forward to the "open-sourcing" of the entire platform in June!

Chris Carter's curator insight, May 21, 2013 9:18 PM

Go, Stanford!

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Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks

Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Forty years ago, John Holt wondered whether an educational revolution as profound as open education could survive unless it became part of a wider and deeper movement of social change. Until open source and the concept of an open education began to take hold, John Holt’s vision of an open education seemed to be a pipe dream.

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California passes bills to create open-source digital library for college textbooks

California passes bills to create open-source digital library for college textbooks | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The California State Senate today passed two bills, SB 1052 and SB 1053, designed to provide students at public postsecondary institutions with access to free digital textbooks for popular lower-di...
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