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The lofty heights of open: EADTU conference 2013, Paris

The lofty heights of open: EADTU conference 2013, Paris | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Dinner in the Eiffel Tower restaurant may have been the physical high point of three days recently spent in Paris attending the 2013 European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU) c...

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Opening up education
Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, Open courses (a.o. MOOC)
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OER: Some Questions and Answers

OER: Some Questions and Answers | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Earlier this week I read an op-ed – sponsored by Pearson – titled “If OER is the answer, what is the question?” The article poses three questions and ans
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List of North American OER Policies & Projects - SPARC

List of North American OER Policies & Projects - SPARC | Opening up education | Scoop.it
This resource provides examples of how institutions, companies, organizations & state governments across North America implement OER policies & projects.
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Reality check for open, distance learning institutions - University World News

Reality check for open, distance learning institutions - University World News | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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High MOOC completion rates in developing countries - University World News

High MOOC completion rates in developing countries - University World News | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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UoPeople - The world's first tuition-free online university

UoPeople - The world's first tuition-free online university | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Welcome to the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited, online, American university. Follow your dreams. Your career starts here.
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Types of OER user

Types of OER user | Opening up education | Scoop.it
For the GO-GN we are relaunching our webinar series. These will be the first Wednesday of every month, 4pm UK time. They are aimed at anyone with an interest in OER research, and will feature exter…
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doai.io

doai.io | Opening up education | Scoop.it
DOAI (Digital Open Access Identifier) is an alternate DOI (Digital Object Identifier) resolver that takes you to a free version of the requested article, when available
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What Amazon OER Platform Means for K-12 Publishers

What Amazon OER Platform Means for K-12 Publishers | Opening up education | Scoop.it
One topic of discussion at Digital Book World earlier this month was the degree to which the “Big 4” technology companies — Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — are setting the agenda for what happens in the publishing industry.
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Crowdsourcing the Curriculum: A MOOC for Personalized, Connected Learning

Personalized learning at scale requires a balance between student autonomy and instructor-led direction and scaffolding, along with openness as a pedagogy and toward content licensing, to achieve personalized, crowdsourced, connected learning.
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End of Jobs in Online Education?

End of Jobs in Online Education? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
I started out my teaching career as a “shop teacher” – teaching middle school students how to work and built with a number of technologies. Thus, it was a bit disturbing to listen…
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Should All Research Papers Be Free?

Should All Research Papers Be Free? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
One woman’s guerrilla campaign seeks to tear down the paywalls of scholarly journals and make research papers free.
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Open innovation is growing, but universities may be missing out on the action

Open innovation is growing, but universities may be missing out on the action | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Academics spend less time on commercial activities than they did in 2009, writes Adi Gaskell. A new report highlights some of the consistent barriers to participation, with common factors including…
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Open educational resources and college textbook choices: a review of research on efficacy and perceptions | SpringerLink

Open educational resources and college textbook choices: a review of research on efficacy and perceptions | SpringerLink | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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PubPub

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PubPub is a platform for totally transparent publishing. Read, Write, Publish, Review.
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A SWOT Analysis of the MIT Online Learning Report | Technology and Learning

A SWOT Analysis of the MIT Online Learning Report | Technology and Learning | Opening up education | Scoop.it
An influential document in an emerging discipline?
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White Paper: OER Adoption Study (April 1 2016)

White Paper: OER Adoption Study (April 1 2016) | Opening up education | Scoop.it
White Paper OER Adoption Study: Using Open Educational Resources in the College Classroom California Open Educational Resources Council Released April 1, 2016 Permalink: http://tinyurl.com/WPOERAdoption040116 This work is licensed under a Creative Common
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MIT releases Online Education Policy Initiative report

MIT releases Online Education Policy Initiative report | Opening up education | Scoop.it
A new MIT report on online education policy analyzes the current state of higher education and consider how advances in learning science and online technology might shape its future.
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Search for Google Classroom

Search for Google Classroom | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Create Google Classroom assignments using K-12 free and open education resources (OER)
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Chrome Extension for finding OER resources

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Creative Commons' Radical Plan to Bring Joy to the Commons

Creative Commons' Radical Plan to Bring Joy to the Commons | Opening up education | Scoop.it
As debate about the sharing economy rages, with fingers pointed at Uber and Airbnb as prime examples of what isn't sharing, a global community is working toward a better world through...actual sharing.
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“Open” Educational Resources vs “Open” Pedagogy: Why Meanings Matter

“Open” Educational Resources vs “Open” Pedagogy: Why Meanings Matter | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The tl;dr. In many contexts – like open content, open educational resources, open source software, open access, and open data – “open” means “free plus per
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