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Some profs concerned with Coursera's move into China

Some profs concerned with Coursera's move into China | Opening up education | Scoop.it
After Coursera partnered with a Chinese internet company in October, Penn professors are concerned with potential censorship of their courses.
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Opening up education
Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, MOOC, Open University
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MOOCs from Microsoft @edX

MOOCs from Microsoft @edX | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Microsoft offers free online courses and MOOCs in a variety of subjects. Browse upcoming classes and enroll now.
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New ICDE report on ways to improve student success in open, distance and e-learning programmes

New ICDE report on ways to improve student success in open, distance and e-learning programmes | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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2015’s Top Education Technology Trends | Edudemic

2015’s Top Education Technology Trends | Edudemic | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Each year, the New Media Consortium & EDUCAUSE release the NMC Horizon Report, which looks at the technology most likely to shape education in 5 years.
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Mooc test agreement between FutureLearn and Pearson

Mooc test agreement between FutureLearn and Pearson | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The UK massive open online course platform FutureLearn has signed an agreement with the proctored examination provider Pearson VUE
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Tutorial 1: Finding Free and Open Resources - Help / Affordable Learning Georgia

Tutorial 1: Finding Free and Open Resources - Help / Affordable Learning Georgia | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Affordable Learning Georgia is a University System of Georgia initiative to promote and create affordable and accessible educational resources for USG faculty and students.
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MOOC 4.No

MOOC 4.No | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Putty. Putty. Putty. Green Putty - Grutty Peen. Grarmpitutty - Morning! Pridsummer - Grorning Utty! Discovery..... Oh. Putty?..... Armpit? Armpit..... Putty. Not even a particularly Nice shade of g...
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Why online learning will fail: a MOOC is not a dating site

Why online learning will fail: a MOOC is not a dating site | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Jason Potts says the reason people still go to traditional schools had more to do with being seen than the education they are getting.
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Interesting economic perspective on online learning. Too bad they only focus on MOOCs as an instance of online learning. A better title would therefore have been "Why MOOCs will fail".

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SURF | Gehonoreerde projectvoorstellen Stimuleringsregeling Open en Online Onderwijs 2015

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What Is Being Learned From MOOCs? New Report Takes Stock – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What Is Being Learned From MOOCs? New Report Takes Stock – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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The MOOC heads back to high school in Delaware — NewsWorks

The MOOC heads back to high school in Delaware — NewsWorks | Opening up education | Scoop.it
First consider the word MOOC It hardly sounds futuristic more like the kind of grunting sound you’d hear in sports stadiums or frat houses Liz Boaman still isn’t sure what it means “I don’t
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On the Relationship Between OER Adoption Initiatives and Libraries

The Object of Study As we work to move entire degree programs from commercial textbooks to open educational resources, we must answer this critical question - can all commercial materials be replac...
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Reviewing the ROER4D Workshop in Banff

Reviewing the ROER4D Workshop in Banff | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Our ROER4D team met for a two-day research workshop from 20-21 April 2015 immediately before attending the three-day Open Education Global Conference in Banff, Canada. With 34 ROER4D researchers, a...
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The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age: Exploring Impacts and Policy Implications for Development

The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age: Exploring Impacts and Policy Implications for Development | Opening up education | Scoop.it
We live in a Digital Age that gives us instant access to information at greater and greater volumes. The rapid growth of digital content and tools is already changing how we create, consume and distri...
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The Open Data Handbook

The Open Data Handbook | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Guides, case studies and resources for government & civil society
on the “what, why & how” of open data.
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Tutorial 2: Creating and Modifying Open Educational Resources - Help / Affordable Learning Georgia

Tutorial 2: Creating and Modifying Open Educational Resources - Help / Affordable Learning Georgia | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Affordable Learning Georgia is a University System of Georgia initiative to promote and create affordable and accessible educational resources for USG faculty and students.
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One classic open education source to stop

One classic open education source to stop | Opening up education | Scoop.it
webcast.berkeley.edu, an open education resource dating back a while, will no longer make new content.  Why?  Financial pressures. Berkeley will keep on doing lecture capture, just not for the rest...
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Open Practices in Higher Education: Trends and Possibilities for Africa | OER Africa

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