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MOOCs, Language issues and barriers to education

One of the most frequent questions people ask me about challenges to adoption of MOOCs and OER in Rwanda is about English as the most dominant language in these courses and resources. This same que...

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OER World Map

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OER World Map shares information on behalf of the worldwide OER community, using local knowledge to describe the OER ecosystem.
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How the Pioneers of the MOOC Got It Wrong

How the Pioneers of the MOOC Got It Wrong | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it
By replicating the lecture format, MOOCs ignore the truly innovative developments in online learning

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What is a Global Digital Citizen and Why Does the World Need Them?

What is a Global Digital Citizen and Why Does the World Need Them? | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it
The Global Digital Citizen understands that we can govern technology for the benefit of both ourselves and others. It is a citizen that views the world as an interconnected community. Additionally, they realize we simultaneously share technological and human experiences regardless of culture, status, or political/religious beliefs.

So we define the best assets of the Global Digital Citizen using 5 tenets.

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Interesante artículo sobre que es un ciudadano global digital y porque es importante.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 19, 2:20 PM
Un article intéressant qui dessine les contours du futur citoyen du monde et qui donne quelques pistes pour l'introduire dans l'enseignement.
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2017: The Year of Open 

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The Year of Open is a global focus on open processes, systems, and tools, created through collaborative approaches, that enhance our education, businesses, governments, and organizations.


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Compendium of Case Studies of Open Education in the Mediterranean – OpenMed

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Online Textbook Program Saves Criminal Justice Majors Thousands of Dollars

Online Textbook Program Saves Criminal Justice Majors Thousands of Dollars | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it

Open Educational Resources (OER), free online materials, are replacing textbooks at BMCC.

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The Great Unbundling of Textbook Publishers -

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By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1085) When we hear the phrase “unbundling” in education, it usually refers to one of two things.
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Curricula Provider Great Minds Suing FedEx Over OER -- THE Journal

Curricula Provider Great Minds Suing FedEx Over OER -- THE Journal | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it
The curricula provider Great Minds is suing FedEx in New York City federal court, arguing that the delivery, printing and photocopying company should compensate the education organization for the money FedEx makes from requests from schools to copy materials that Great Minds created and makes available for free, on an open license only for noncommercial use.
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About That Cengage OER Survey -

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By Phil HillMore Posts (431) Last month Cengage Learning released a white paper titled “Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape” where the headline called out expected increases in OER adoption: Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education have … Continue reading →

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Textbooks: a closed-off corner of learning set free by technology - FT.com

Textbooks: a closed-off corner of learning set free by technology - FT.com | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it
Students around the world returning to university this week are, whether or not they know it, living disrupters of the global market in education. Given that tuition fees vary widely between colleges and countries, many are looking overseas. A
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Three in Four U.S. Teachers Say Open Educational Resources Are Used More Often Than Textbooks Global

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Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education - Open Book Publishers

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Academic publishing of peer-reviewed open access monographs
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Leveling the Scientific Playing Field through Open Research

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This article aims to stimulate discussion on the way we conduct research. We should embrace advances in technology to open up science by sharing papers, data and software without any boundaries.
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Faculty Members’ Instructional Priorities for Adopting OER | Jung | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Faculty Members’ Instructional Priorities for Adopting OER | Jung | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it
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Compendium of Case Studies of Open Education in the Mediterranean – OpenMed

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Delaware to Build OER Repository 

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The Delaware Department of Education recently joined the #GoOpen campaign, a national movement to use high-quality, openly licensed educational resources in schools.
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Motives and tensions in the release of open educational resources: The UKOER program | Falconer | Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Motives and tensions in the release of open educational resources: The UKOER program | Falconer | Australasian Journal of Educational Technology | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it
Motives and tensions in the release of open educational resources: The UKOER program

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What does open pedagogy for information literacy look like? | ACRLog

What does open pedagogy for information literacy look like? | ACRLog | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it

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Of two contrasting philosophies that underpin openness in education and what that entails

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Pressing The Reset Button On OER

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As I reflect on what the Go Open movement can learn from our experiences, I think we underestimated the capacity-building that needed to be done with teachers to get them comfortable creating curricular resources.
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Institutional Culture and OER Policy: How Structure, Culture, and Agency Mediate OER Policy Potential in South African Universities

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Institutional Culture and OER Policy: How Structure, Culture, and Agency Mediate OER Policy Potential in South African Universities

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The Overselling of Open

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I gave two presentations yesterday, one to a faculty cohort at Coventry University about Domain of One’s Own, I also presented a session titled “The Overselling of Open” as part o…
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OER Use to Triple Over Next 5 Years 

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A new survey from Cengage Learning found that open educational resources in higher education have the potential to triple in use as primary courseware over the next five years.
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