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Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, MOOC, Open University
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Copyright Free Resources

Copyright Free Resources | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Although strictly speaking not all resources are OER (5R are in some cases not available, e.g. EdX) and thus not "copyright free", yet another useful overview of open to start searching for OER.

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The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On

The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller talks with Knowledge@Wharton about how MOOCs can maintain momentum even though the hype surrounding them has died down.
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The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot -

The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot - | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Thanks to Audrey Watters I just read a new article in Science Magazine ((Note that access requires a subscription or purchase or individual article.)) and publicly posted here by Justin Reich, the lead researcher for HarvardX (Harvard’s implementation of edX and associated research team). Justin … Continue reading →
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How to get published in an academic journal: top tips from editors

How to get published in an academic journal: top tips from editors | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Journal editors share their advice on how to structure a paper, write a cover letter - and deal with awkward feedback from reviewers
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Happy MOOC Year (or maybe not)!

Happy MOOC Year (or maybe not)! | Opening up education | Scoop.it
While most people spend the start of the New Year looking forward, I've been looking back at my old MOOC posts today, trying to think of something new to say for the book chapter that I'm drafting....
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Koller, Thicke, and Noble: The "Blurred Lines" Between Traditional Online Courses and MOOCs

Koller, Thicke, and Noble: The "Blurred Lines" Between Traditional Online Courses and MOOCs | Opening up education | Scoop.it
or, Of Small Deltas, Honeypots, and Brand Inversion What's the difference between a MOOC and a "traditional" online course? It sounds like the setup for a bad joke, but trying to find a reasonable ...
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UNESCO launches Open Access Curricula for Researchers and Librarians | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO launches Open Access Curricula for Researchers and Librarians | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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MOOCs in 2014: Breaking Down the Numbers (EdSurge News)

MOOCs in 2014: Breaking Down the Numbers (EdSurge News) | Opening up education | Scoop.it
In November 2011 I was taking one of the first MOOCs from Stanford. At that time, many new MOOCs were being announced and I started Class Central as a way to keep track of them and figure out what I should take next. The website gathers course listings through provider sites, social media, and tips
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Academic Journals: The Most Profitable Obsolete Technology in History

Academic Journals: The Most Profitable Obsolete Technology in History | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The music business was killed by Napster; movie theaters were derailed by digital streaming; traditional magazines are in crisis mode--yet in this digital information wild west: academic journals and the publishers who own them are posting higher pro...

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The Value Problem in Digital Badging | Technology and Learning @insidehighered

The Value Problem in Digital Badging | Technology and Learning @insidehighered | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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The Most Important Higher Ed Story of 2015 | Technology and Learning @insidehighered

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The Commons

The Commons | Opening up education | Scoop.it
After years of working with, and for, Creative Commons this spring I had an epiphany. Creative Commons is not just about making things "open" its about building a "commons". What, you say? Thats so...
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Best Collection of MOOCS based websites & Other places where you can educate yourself for free.

Best Collection of MOOCS based websites & Other places where you can educate yourself  for free. | Opening up education | Scoop.it
12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free Few links could be repeated as collected from different sources. Science and Health MIT OpenCourseWare – MIT OpenCourseWare is a free web-based p...

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A lot of valuable links. Can use it to update my collection of open sites (including search engine) on http://robertschuwer.nl/gcs.asp?tab=3

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MOOCs in 2014: Breaking Down the Numbers (EdSurge News)

In November 2011 I was taking one of the first MOOCs from Stanford. At that time, many new MOOCs were being announced and I started Class Central as a way to keep track of them and figure out what I should take next. The website gathers course listings through provider sites, social media, and tips
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Class of 2015 - A Public Domain Review

Class of 2015 - A Public Domain Review | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Our top pick of those artists and writers whose works will in 2015 be entering the public domain in many countries around the world.
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Leads to a website, maintained by the Open Knowledge Foundation, containing a wealth of resources in the public domain. Ranges from essays, books, images to films and audio.

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Model for democratisation of the contents hosted in MOOCs | Atenas | RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal

Model for democratisation of the contents hosted in MOOCs | Atenas | RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Model for democratisation of the contents hosted in MOOCs
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