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Returning to Libraries and OER

Returning to Libraries and OER | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
reflections and news about open educational resources, ed tech, standards, metadata, and repositories. Skip to content. About John · OERs and Libraries · Open Educational Resources (OERs) · « UKOER 2: without the ...
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Quietly Killing the Quiet Revolution–the Attack on Open Education

Quietly Killing the Quiet Revolution–the Attack on Open Education | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
The materials become, to use the common term, open educational resources, or OER's.” In his article, entitled The Quiet Revolution in Open Learning, Kevin noted how odd it was that this “revolution” was going largely ...
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Quietly Killing the Quiet Revolution–the Attack on Open Education

Quietly Killing the Quiet Revolution–the Attack on Open Education | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Quietly Killing the Quiet Revolution–the Attack on Open Education. by Amy Laitinen. What my colleague Kevin Carey referred to as “one of the most innovative federal higher-education programs ever conceived” has come ...
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Prepare to Participate in Open Access Week with ACRL Toolkit

Prepare to Participate in Open Access Week with ACRL Toolkit | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Let ACRL's Scholarly Communication Toolkit help you prepare to lead events on your campus during Open Access Week, October 24-30, 2011. Open Access Week, a global event now entering its fifth year, is an opportunity ...
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Killing Open Education Resources

Killing Open Education Resources | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Last week or perhaps the week before, I saw a number of conservative blogs correctly dinging the University of California system for agreeing to some kind of union demand that the union get veto power over the development of online learning tools...
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Open Access Africa 2011 « Access to Health Information

Open Access Africa 2011 « Access to Health Information | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Hosted by BioMed Central, in partnership with Computer Aid International, Open Access Africa 2011 will take place at Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana, from 25-26 October ...
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Appropriations Bill May Strip Federal Funding for Open Education

Appropriations Bill May Strip Federal Funding for Open Education | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
The House Appropriations Committee has just released the draft of the bill that would fund the Departments of Labor, Education and Health and Human Services for the 2012 fiscal year. ...
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Open Access Movement and Its Implications for the Future of ...

Open Access Movement and Its Implications for the Future of Academic Writing.
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Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access ...

In 2007 Carol A. Parker published an article titled, “Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access: Changing the Way We Think about Legal Scholarship.” As stated in the introduction, “This article discusses ...
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SUNY Empire State College Joins Open Education Resource ...

SUNY Empire State College Joins Open Education Resource ... | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis has announced the college has joined the Open Education Resource university as the first anchor partner in the United States. Further, the college has established a ...
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Open Data for Open Science: The Rise of X-Informatics - Microsoft ...

Open Data for Open Science: The Rise of X-Informatics - Microsoft ... | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
This blog brings our community together in an open forum to discuss the ideas critical to harnessing the power of science and technology. Stories include announcments of research support tools, services, teaching programs, ...
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Appropriations Bill May Strip Federal Funding for Open Educational

The one sentence summary: If this bill language passes, for-profit, private educational companies may block the federal funding of open educational resources if those private companies can say that they either offer or are ...
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Peter Scott's Library Blog: Directory of Open Access Journals ...

Directory of Open Access Journals - recently added titles. Filologia e Linguística Portuguesa · Synergies Pays Riverains du Mékong · International Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry · International Review of ...
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An Odd Era for Open | e-Literate

An Odd Era for Open | e-Literate | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Large, resource-rich companies are trying aggressively to co-opt the terminology of open and free. Score one for the little guys. The academics, technologists, and non-profit organizations within higher education have gained ...
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Collateral damage of the non-open reviewing boycott « Sauropod ...

Collateral damage of the non-open reviewing boycott « Sauropod ... | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
That includes some strong open-access advocates who agree with me on where we want to land up, but don't like the tactics I'm using to get there. The most detailed of those criticisms in an article entitled Should we review ...
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The Five Stars of Online Journal Articles | JISC Open Citations

The Five Stars of Online Journal Articles | JISC Open Citations | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it

Open Access Ensure others have cost-free open access to your published article, to ensure its greatest possible usefulness and readership. ★ Enriched content Use the full potential of web technologies and web standards to ...

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Sterne Talks NY's Open Access to Data - NY Convergence

Sterne Talks NY's Open Access to Data - NY Convergence | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
NY ConvergenceSterne Talks NY's Open Access to DataNY ConvergenceRecently NYC's Digital's Tumblr blog featured a link to NYC Open Data, showcasing a system that “offers access to a repository of government-produced, machine-readable data sets,”...
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First Open Access Week in Croatia: SHOW Program Now Ready! - InTechWeb Blog

First Open Access Week in Croatia: SHOW Program Now Ready! - InTechWeb Blog | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
InTechWeb BlogFirst Open Access Week in Croatia: SHOW Program Now Ready!InTechWeb BlogFor the first time in Croatia, Open Access Week event will be held from October 26 through October 27 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka.
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A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law — Slaw

A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law — Slaw | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
The past two months have seen a flurry of innovative activity in the corner of the legal technology world that concerns free access to law and open legal information. Here are ... Open Legal Educational Resources.
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Introducing the OERu – and some questions

Introducing the OERu – and some questions | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
The OERu (the Open Educational Resources University) aims to provide a route to formal accreditation through study of free open educational resources in the form of free courses and materials developed by accredited ...
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Writing History in the Digital Age: Open Review

If you are interested in commenting on a born-digital edited volume about historical scholarship while it is in progress, please head over to Writing History in the Digital Age (opens new window), to which I have contributed an essay.
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Bucknell faculty approve open access for research articles - Bucknell University

Bucknell faculty approve open access for research articles - Bucknell University | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Bucknell faculty approve open access for research articlesBucknell UniversityBucknell's faculty overwhelmingly approved a policy establishing open access at their Oct. 4 faculty meeting.
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Open Educational Resources - CETISwiki

Open Educational Resources - CETISwiki | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
CETIS are engaged in a wide range of open educational resource initiatives both nationally and internationally in support of JISC's work in this domain. A major part of our work in this area is to provide technical guidance and ...
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Open Access ODL Journal: New Issue | COL

Open Access ODL Journal: New Issue | COL | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Open Access ODL Journal: New Issue. IRRODL Vol. 12, No. 6 2011 [Open Access Journal]. This issue marks a number of new initiatives for IRRODL as well as a full issue with 10 research articles and four book reviews.
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The future of education will be open and distributed | Connected ...

The future of education will be open and distributed | Connected ... | Open Research & Learning | Scoop.it
Share Distributed Learning – Any learning that allows instructor, students, and content to be located in different locations so that instruction and learning occur independent of time and place; often used synonymously with the ...
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