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Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, Open courses (a.o. MOOC)
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MOOCs and higher education: evolution or revolution? | OUPblog

MOOCs and higher education: evolution or revolution? | OUPblog | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) burst into the public consciousness in 2012 after feverish press reports about elite US universities offering free courses, through the Internet, to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.
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8 High-Quality OER Collections -- THE Journal

8 High-Quality OER Collections -- THE Journal | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Finding high-quality open educational resources used to be a challenge, but a number of curated OER collections have made the task much easier for educators. Here are eight sources that can help.
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Among classics like Khan Academy and OER Commons also some newer and maybe less known repositories
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Caution: Hedging Content

Caution: Hedging Content | Opening up education | Scoop.it
At the recent GSV conference in San Diego, a leading executive of an education company all but declared the diminishing importance of content in our educational materials. “In a dynamic market,” he
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The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria | Agbu | Open Praxis

The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria | Agbu | Open Praxis | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria
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“Edublocks” Could Change How We Learn by Adapting Bitcoin Model to Continued Education

“Edublocks” Could Change How We Learn by Adapting Bitcoin Model to Continued Education | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Take its cue from Bitcoin, the Institute of the Future seeks to let learners track and transfer their learning "Edublocks" using an online "Ledger."
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The Adopting and Adapting OER Workshop Design Sprint | BCcampus OpenEd Resources

The Adopting and Adapting OER Workshop Design Sprint | BCcampus OpenEd Resources | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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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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Beyond ‘low-hanging fruit’: why I’m no longer an Open Badges evangelist

Beyond ‘low-hanging fruit’: why I’m no longer an Open Badges evangelist | Opening up education | Scoop.it
We've reached a tipping point. It's time to flip from evangelism to strategy.
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New volume (2016, no 3) of The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning is out

New volume (2016, no 3) of The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning is out | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (www.irrodl.org) is a refereed e-journal that aims to advance research, theory and best practice in open and distance education research.
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OpenStax Teams With Knewton To Introduce Adaptive Learning Into Open Educational Resources

OpenStax Teams With Knewton To Introduce Adaptive Learning Into Open Educational Resources | Opening up education | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenStax Teams With Knewton To Introduce Adaptive Learning Into Open Educational Resources. Peer-reviewe
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Which Will Win: MOOC vs. Book? (Part 1 of 3) - Class Central's MOOC Report

Which Will Win: MOOC vs. Book? (Part 1 of 3) - Class Central's MOOC Report | Opening up education | Scoop.it
First of a three-part series on comparing MOOCs and books
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A Framework for the Ethics of Open Education | Farrow | Open Praxis

A Framework for the Ethics of Open Education | Farrow | Open Praxis | Opening up education | Scoop.it
A Framework for the Ethics of Open Education
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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 14, 8:47 AM
toward "a better understanding of professional ethics for open practitioners."
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How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning?

How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
I’ve worked with several traditional higher education institutions over the last few years that have been in the process of developing a capability for delivering wholly online course delivery. I t…

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Fifty shades of open | Pomerantz | First Monday

Fifty shades of open | Pomerantz | First Monday | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Fifty shades of open
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The meaning and the ambiguity of "the word."
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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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