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Open Education Matters: Why is it important to share content?

3rd place winner on the "Why Open Education Matters" contest of the US Dept. of Education http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/07/why-open-education-matters-video-com...
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Into the wild – Technology for open educational resources « CETIS ...

Into the wild – Technology for open educational resources « CETIS ... | MOOCS | Scoop.it
Between 2009 and 2012 the Higher Education Funding Council funded a series of programmes to encourage higher education institutions in the UK to release existing educational content as Open Educational Resources.
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MOOCs and OERs ~ Stephen's Web

MOOCs and OERs ~ Stephen's Web | MOOCS | Scoop.it
MOOCs and OERs. February 6, 2013. Keynote presentation delivered to Conference Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, via Hangout. Overview of some of the early MOOCs we created, along with some more extended ...
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Transitioning to Open Educational Resources | Edutopia

Transitioning to Open Educational Resources | Edutopia | MOOCS | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek explains why and how Burlington Public Schools are transitioning to Open Educational Resources, and offers four OER options to get started.
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Open Educational Resources - Association of Research Libraries

Open Educational Resources (OER) 'are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an (Association of Research Libraries® focus on Open Educational Resources

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Open Educational Resources, Professional Development, and ...

Open Educational Resources, Professional Development, and ... | MOOCS | Scoop.it
TpT is a marketplace, and this is fine, but a marketplace that anyone can enter isn't an "open" space, at least not in the context of Open Educational Resources. TpT puts technically unneeded barriers in the way of reusing ...
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A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learnin...

A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learnin... | MOOCS | Scoop.it

"In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OERs), massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the benefits and challenges of online learning, perhaps the most important issues concern how technology is...


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MOOC Skeptics at the Top - Inside Higher Ed

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MOOC Skeptics at the Top
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It would be easy to think that the leaders of American higher education are all in when it comes to MOOCs.
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Massive Open Online Uncertainty - Metroland

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Massive Open Online Uncertainty
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The content in a truly open MOOC comes from OERs—they are available for anyone on the web to use.
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The CITE: Some Obstacles in Using OERs

“OER should be a source of inspiration for innovation and creativity in the world of college course materials,” Brian Jacobs, president of the virtual bookstore Akadémos, wrote in an article in Campus Technology.
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Unspoken Concerns about MOOCs » Cyborgology

Unspoken Concerns about MOOCs » Cyborgology | MOOCS | Scoop.it
MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses. These generally free, multi-thousand student, online college courses, come in a variety of forms (typically differentiated as xMOOCs and cMOOCs), and have become the fertile ground ...
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Hack Education Weekly News: MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs

Hack Education Weekly News: MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs | MOOCS | Scoop.it
The administration at American University have issued a “moratorium on MOOCs,” according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. “American is purposely avoiding experimentation before it decides exactly how it wants to ...
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elearn Magazine: Open Educational Resources in the Post MOOC Era

elearn Magazine: Open Educational Resources in the Post MOOC Era | MOOCS | 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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Diana Andone's curator insight, May 15, 2013 11:30 AM

articles from eLearn magazine

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George Siemens' interview on MOOCs and Open Education

Dr George Siemens talks about MOOCs and their benefits for the teacher and the learner in the context of open education and OER. Dr Siemens also gives advice...
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OER - Open Educational Resourses in Higer Education

Interview with Dave Cormier and Helen Keegan on the use of open educational resources (OER) recorded in October 2012. Interviewer: Alastair Creelman, Linnaeu...
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“Open Educational Resources as Learning Materials: Prospects and Strategies for University Libraries”

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New Preprint: Open Educational Resources as Learning Materials: Prospects/Strategies for University


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MORIL: Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiative

MORIL: Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiative | MOOCS | Scoop.it

MORIL is a leading-edge Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiative by the Open and Distance Teaching Universities within the EADTU membership. The MORIL initiative is a multi-country initiative, and is to make educational content more broadly accessible (by means of OERs) to a vast array of both (lifelong) learners and institutional users.

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Information Literacy Weblog: A guide to open educational resources

Information Literacy Weblog: A guide to open educational resources | MOOCS | Scoop.it
I don't think I have blogged this resource from JISC: A guide to open educational resources. I think what is mainly new is structuring the content into a guide like this. Key contenet areas are: - What are open educational ...
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JISC: A guide to open educational resources

JISC: A guide to open educational resources | MOOCS | Scoop.it
Find out about open educational resources(OER)and the benefits that creating, sharing and using OER can provide. Improve the way that you create, share and use OER by using our guide.
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Kamil Śliwowski's curator insight, May 3, 2013 5:29 AM

przewodnik po Otwartych Zasobach Edukacyjnych z przykładami zalet dla różnych typów odbiorców.

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Guide to the use of OERs - Smart Higher Ed

Last month, SIIA released a Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) to help inform the field about the benefits, challenges and total costs that must be considered around the funding, development and adoption of ...
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The Hijacking of MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed

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The Hijacking of MOOCs
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The recent announcement from the California State University System regarding its embrace of edX massive open online courses (MOOCs) is interesting and depressing at the same time.
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CO-PILOT strategy for sharing IL resources as OERs | DELILA ...

As part of the CO-PILOT project Nancy and I have written a strategy for sharing information literacy resources as OERs internationally. This document is now available online and is licensed under a Creative Commons ...
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To Harness MOOCs, Focus on the Outcomes - Forbes

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To Harness MOOCs, Focus on the Outcomes
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Thus, when an innovation such as free, open education resources (OER), including MOOCs, comes along it's understandable that officials start seeing the savings potential OER can provide.
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Why MOOCs are like Farmville, Part II | EDUCAUSE.edu

Why MOOCs are like Farmville, Part II | EDUCAUSE.edu | MOOCS | Scoop.it
On January 18th, I laid out my concerns with Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), understanding their rapid ascent within the confines of Gartner's Hype Cycle. In doing so, my purpose was to suggest that the true ...
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