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What's so great about massive?

What's so great about massive? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
We know the numbers of registrations for massive open online courses (MOOCs) are impressive. Ten thousand, fifty thousand, a hundred thousand – both universities and platform providers love to publ...
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Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, Open courses (a.o. MOOC)
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Exploring the Use of E-Textbooks in Higher Education: A Multiyear Study

Exploring the Use of E-Textbooks in Higher Education: A Multiyear Study | Opening up education | Scoop.it
A four-year university-wide study of students' e-textbook practices found that e-textbook use has increased, particularly among younger students. Inst
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World Bank warns of 'learning crisis' in global education

World Bank warns of 'learning crisis' in global education | Opening up education | Scoop.it
World Bank warns of ‘learning crisis’ in global education
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A Design Guide for Open Online Courses - ALT Open Access Repository

A Design Guide for Open Online Courses - ALT Open Access Repository | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Google and Bertelsmann will fund 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap

Google and Bertelsmann will fund 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap | Opening up education | Scoop.it
To bridge the digital skills gap, Google, Bertelsmann and Udacity are
opening 75,000 full scholarships for residents of Europe, Russia, Egypt,
Israel and Turkey.
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Response to World OER Congress Action Plan

Response to World OER Congress Action Plan | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The following comments were drafted by Joe Wilson and Lorna M. Campbell and submitted in response to the World OER Congress Action Plan on behalf of Open Scotland and the University of Edinburgh.  …
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Tecnológico de Monterrey asks students from around the world to solve an ethical dilemma

Tecnológico de Monterrey asks students from around the world to solve an ethical dilemma | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The Online Multicultural and International Xperience (OMIX) project, a
two-week free online program by Tecnológico de Monterrey, seeks to bring
together students of different nationalities to collaborate in the
discussion of an ethical dilemma.
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What do professors think of Coursera's new subscription model? — Class Central

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Why Adopt Microlearning - 15 Questions Answered - EIDesign

Why Adopt Microlearning - 15 Questions Answered - EIDesign | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Want to know Why Adopt Microlearning? Check 15 questions on microlearning covering its definition, benefits, usage, impact, and why you should adopt it.
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The Private Side of Public Higher Education

The Private Side of Public Higher Education | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Across the United States, the vast majority of public colleges and universities that offer online education programs or courses are now relying upon extern
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EU research committee wants to gift publishers new rights to restrict access to scientific research - International Communia Association

Last week the Culture and Education Committee (CULT) and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) voted on their final opinions on the Commission’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. As our friends at EDRi have highlighted, both committees voted for measures that would make the Commission’s already bad proposal even worse.Continue reading →
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Beyond policy: thoughts on institutional culture as an arbiter of OER adoption activity

Beyond policy: thoughts on institutional culture as an arbiter of OER adoption activity | Opening up education | Scoop.it
In this post Henry Trotter considers how policy might act as a lever for OER adoption but is itself mediated by institutional culture. One of the primary focuses for OER advocates who want to incre…
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A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives: And It Looks Like TV

A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives: And It Looks Like TV | Opening up education | Scoop.it
A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives: And It Looks Like TV
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Essay: Looking back at predictions about MOOCs

Essay: Looking back at predictions about MOOCs | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Cathy Sandeen looks back at her past predictions and claims about massive open online courses to see how they’ve held up.
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Open pedagogy is key to improving teaching practices

Open pedagogy is key to improving teaching practices | Opening up education | Scoop.it
An open teaching practice incorporates students as part of a community where collaborative learning is fostered and cross-curricular skills in written and oral communication are developed. In addition, online publications related to the contents of the courses are encouraged, allowing students to develop their own digital portfolio.
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Innovation in education: A glossary

Innovation in education: A glossary | Opening up education | Scoop.it
OER, VR, IoT, CBE… This glossary of educational innovation seeks to be a
guide for teachers who want to keep up with emerging trends (and buzzwords)
in pedagogy and educational technology.
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Edited volume

Edited volume | Opening up education | Scoop.it
// Adoption and Impact of OER in the Global South We will be releasing advance versions of the chapters online with the full volume to be published in December 2017. Parties interested in conductin…
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SPARC Releases Report Highlighting the Impact of Open Educational Resources at Member Institutions - SPARC

SPARC Releases Report Highlighting the Impact of Open Educational Resources at Member Institutions - SPARC | Opening up education | Scoop.it

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George Siemens and David Wiley Join Forces for a MOOC About Open Education | EdSurge News

Since the New York Times named 2012 the year of massive open online courses (MOOCs), millions have flocked to platforms offering them such as ed
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Repositories of Open Educational Resources: An Assessment of Reuse and Educational Aspects | Santos-Hermosa | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Repositories of Open Educational Resources: An Assessment of Reuse and Educational Aspects | Santos-Hermosa | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Repositories of Open Educational Resources: An Assessment of Reuse and Educational Aspects
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A beginner's guide to Open Access | Wonkhe | Analysis

A beginner's guide to Open Access | Wonkhe | Analysis | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Access to research publications is one of the key issues faced by researchers and scholarly publishers. For those new to the area, Graham Steel and David Kernohan explain.
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As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options | EdSurge News

This summer has seen two prominent coding bootcamps close because they couldn’t make their business models work. Meanwhile, a major provider of fre
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Math journal editors resign to start rival open-access journal

Math journal editors resign to start rival open-access journal | Opening up education | Scoop.it
To protest the high prices charged by their publisher, Springer, the editors of the Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics will start a rival journal that will be free for all to read.
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Pragmatism vs. Idealism and the Identity Crisis of OER Advocacy | Jhangiani | Open Praxis

Pragmatism vs. Idealism and the Identity Crisis of OER Advocacy
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Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The long read: It is an industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google – and it was created by one of Britain’s most notorious tycoons: Robert Maxwell
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A Preliminary Exploration of the Relationships Between Student-Created OER, Sustainability, and Students Success | Wiley | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

A Preliminary Exploration of the Relationships Between Student-Created OER, Sustainability, and Students Success
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