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Let's Explore Open Education

Let's Explore Open Education | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
    I have almost come to the end of my journey in EDU 520- Digitally Mediated Technology and Learning. This week we researched the Open Education Movement, which has become predominate d...
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Opening education: innovative techniques of teaching and learning for all, thanks to new technologies and open educational resources.

Opening education: innovative techniques of teaching and learning for all, thanks to new technologies and open educational resources. | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Don Bosco International participated at the European Parliament in Brussels on 4 March in a debate organized by the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning. The topic was the potential...
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Ladies Learning Code launches NL chapter - Muse

Ladies Learning Code launches NL chapter - Muse | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Ladies Learning Code launches NL chapter
Muse
This has coincided with the launch of organizations that serves the purpose of promoting education in computer science and making computer programming accessible for everyone.
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A great and needed initiative.

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Open Education Resources (OER) Public Discussion

Open Education Resources (OER) Public Discussion | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
A Timely Conversation about Open Educational Resources Wednesday, April 9th, 2:00 – 3:00pm Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SP...
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Fallback on Local jQuery If CDN Fails

Fallback on Local jQuery If CDN Fails | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Use the following snippet you can download jQuery from the Google CDN if it fails then you will use a local version.
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I mean, what are the chances that the Google servers won't load jQuery but your website will? File this under "Yes, fallbacks are always helpful, just like nuclear bunkers and stockpiles of canned goods are."

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Open education and digital identities

Open education and digital identities | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
I’m currently in the early stages of Ph.D. research on digital identity practices in open education. I'll be exploring how educators and students in higher education construct and negotiate their i...
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This Often-Forgotten WP Media Setting Helps Boost Your Loading Times!

This Often-Forgotten WP Media Setting Helps Boost Your Loading Times! | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
This Often-Forgotten WP Media Setting Helps Boost Your Loading Times! Optimizing WP Media Settings For Optimized Speeds  Recently, we’ve been talking a lot about image size optimization, resizing images, and the things you need to do to get your blog posts to

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Have you optimized your WordPress Media settings? It can make a huge difference in your blog post load times when you use this feature correctly!

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Making the WordPress Media Library Your Friend

Making the WordPress Media Library Your Friend | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Images are one of the most important part of a website, but also basically the most technically challenging part -- at least if you want to do them right. I pre
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The Evolving Newcomer: Open Education

The Evolving Newcomer: Open Education | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
 The idea of Open Education is certainly one intertwined in a casting net of pros and cons, entangled in do and don'ts, leaving more questions than answers at the beginning stages of this endeavor....
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Open Education and Open Economy

Open Education and Open Economy | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Don't Forget a Key Piece of Our "Open" Future Skilled, often low-volume, high-tech manufacturing represents a 21st century twist on a dead industry. This is an opportunity that we should promote to...
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Do you believe in Open Education?

Do you believe in Open Education? | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Since the inception of Open Educational Resources (OER) in 2001, pioneered by MIT’s OpenCourseWare and announced on the front page of the New York Times (Goldberg, 2001), there have been a plethora...
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Excellent read and overview of the usefulness and history behind Open Education principles and projects.

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The Government Would Save $400 Million If It Just Switched Typefaces

The Government Would Save $400 Million If It Just Switched Typefaces | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
Of the many schemes to make the government more efficient, this is probably the only one that involves typography. A middle schooler in Pittsburgh has calculated that by simply switching the typeface used in government documents from Times New Roman to Garamond, it would save taxpayers $400 million in ink.
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If you thought Typefaces don't matter, you're about to get schooled to the tune of $400 million in tax-payer money. Someone elect this kid to Congress!

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Focus, Investigate, Share: reflections on Open Education Week

Focus, Investigate, Share: reflections on Open Education Week | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
RUSTLE is pleased to welcome Dawn Howard (BMEc) as a guest blogger, reporting on one of the events organised by the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team for Open Education Week at Sussex. “If yo...
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Open education day in Zürich, Switzerland

Open education day in Zürich, Switzerland | OpenEdFoundry | Scoop.it
During open education day in Zürich, Switzerland on March 18th, 2014, I visited Schwamendingen  to learn about how people, who live there, learn. During the day, I experienced several examples of h...
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07 - Wordpress as a VLE

Video example of how I am using Wordpress as a VLE. I'm a teacher, and hopefully this will give you an insight into an open source learning platform, that is...
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