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UK's largest conference series on open education, open practice, and open educational resources. For more info follow @OERConf #OER17 and https://oer17.oerconf.org/news/save-the-date-for-oer17-5th-6th-april-2017-resource-for-london-uk/
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OESIG webinar: 'A New Look at Wikimedia, the World's Largest OER' | Association for Learning Technology

OESIG webinar: 'A New Look at Wikimedia, the World's Largest OER' | Association for Learning Technology | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it
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Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2016-08-18/News and notes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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WMF executive director Katherine Maher (center, in black) was greeted at WikiConference India 2016 by students from the Chandigarh Group of Colleges. Many of the students volunteered for the event, edited Wikimedia projects, and attended sessions to learn about Wikimedia.

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OER16 Conference Taster Webinar from Open Education Week

Blackboard Collaborate software solutions offer a social, interactive learning experience with virtual classrooms, online conferencing, instant messaging and more collaboration tools.
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Lumen Learning – Courseware: Waymaker

Lumen Learning – Courseware: Waymaker | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it

Well-aligned, Open Educational Content Waymaker curates open educational resources (OER) including text, video, simulations and other learning activities aligned to clearly-defined learning outcomes. Faculty [...]...

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Why Open Research?

Why Open Research? | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it

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NLafferty's curator insight, December 10, 2015 5:38 AM

This isn't directly about FOAM but rather about why you should consider open research. I think much of the thinking around open research and the benefits also apply to open education.

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The British Museum Is Now Open To Everyone: Take a Virtual Tour and See 4,634 Artifacts

The British Museum Is Now Open To Everyone: Take a Virtual Tour and See 4,634 Artifacts | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it

'I met a girl at the British Museum once,' a fellow said to me at a party last weekend. 'Her name was Rosetta.

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Major Study Finds OER Students Do Just as Well — or Better -- Campus Technology

Major Study Finds OER Students Do Just as Well — or Better -- Campus Technology | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it
In the largest study of its kind, a group of researchers has examined the use of open educational resources (OER) and found that students who used OER in their undergraduate courses performed as well or better than those assigned commercial textbooks.
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Global policy forum agrees HE actions to support SDGs - University World News

Global policy forum agrees HE actions to support SDGs - University World News | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it
Global policy forum agrees HE actions to support SDGs University World News “A well-established, properly regulated tertiary education system supported by technology, open educational resources and distance education modalities can increase access,...
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Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals is now open. Access the Call as Google Doc at  download a PDF. Proposals will be submitted via the Open Conference System (OCS). The submission system will open in late Octob…

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Open education is more than open content

Open education is more than open content | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it
"Open education" means more than just "open content," says Jim Whitehurst. Here's how the true power of open can change education for the better.
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Save the date for #OER17 … 5th & 6th April 2017, Resource for London, UK

We are delighted to announce a date and venue for #OER17. For the 8th Open Educational Resources conference we head to London on the 5th and 6th April 2017 at Resource for London
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Open Ed Webinars for Open Ed Week 7-11 March 2016

Open Ed Webinars for Open Ed Week 7-11 March 2016 | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it
Welcome to Open Education Week 2016! The Open Education Special Interest Group of the Association for Learning Technology, and working together with the OER16 Conference committee, has put together the following webinars during this week. It's a great opportunity to join in, discuss, ponder and apply the benefits of open education in your practice --…
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OER16: Open Culture | Association for Learning Technology

OER16: Open Culture | Association for Learning Technology | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it

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Don't Underestimate The Power of OER

Don't Underestimate The Power of OER | OER17 - London 5-6 April 2017 | Scoop.it
The Open Education Resources movement provides an opportunity to put the power back in the hands of teachers and students. We need schools who support staff members in becoming creators who not only collaborate with colleagues across classrooms but also across local, state, and national boundaries. By undertaking this work, we will also be supporting our students in modeling the skills and behaviors that they are going to need to be successful in "real life."
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Two sides of the same coin: open education and copyright reform — Copyright Untangled

Two sides of the same coin: open education and copyright reform - Copyright Untangled - Medium

"During a recent policy debate that our association, Communia, organized in the European Parliament, we tackled two issue …"


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Knowledge and Insititutions: S. Ansari about "Open Access Academic Publishing"

Watch now the talk given by Shaz Ansari on: "The Truncated Development of an Intangible Commons Logic: A Study of Open Access Academic Publishing". The talk ...

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