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Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, Open courses (a.o. MOOC)
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Open Learning in the Future ~ Stephen Downes

Open Learning in the Future ~ Stephen Downes | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes
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How creating MOOCs can shape educators' open educational practices | Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching

How creating MOOCs can shape educators' open educational practices | Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students (EdSurge News)

Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students (EdSurge News) | Opening up education | Scoop.it
No one owns the term “master’s degree.” But upstart education providers dream of getting a lock on the words for the next generation of online graduate certifications.
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File This Question Under Messy

File This Question Under Messy | Opening up education | Scoop.it
We fail to appreciate the virtues of the messy—the untidy, unquantified, uncoordinated, improvised, imperfect, incoherent, crude, cluttered, random, ambiguous, vague, difficult, diverse, or even dirty.
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The Great Unbundling of Textbook Publishers -

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By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1085) When we hear the phrase “unbundling” in education, it usually refers to one of two things.
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Of two contrasting philosophies that underpin openness in education and what that entails


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Robert Farrow's curator insight, October 14, 2016 5:24 AM
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NewsRoomAmerica.com - Rice News Release: OpenStax, OER Commons partner on community hubs

NewsRoomAmerica.com - Rice News Release: OpenStax, OER Commons partner on community hubs | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Online Education Is Now a Global Market

Online Education Is Now a Global Market | Opening up education | Scoop.it
MOOCs may have been overhyped, but their impact is far from over, says Simon Nelson, of the online-learning provider FutureLearn. And traditional colleges have a huge opportunity if they’re just willing to think a little differently.
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UN News - Slovenia sets sight on educating youth for digital transformation, President tells UN Assembly

UN News - Slovenia sets sight on educating youth for digital transformation, President tells UN Assembly | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The President of Slovenia said today that the world is witnessing a digital transformation and there is no doubt that soon, that change will substantially affect every aspect of social life, at the local, regional, and international levels.
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3rd Global Report on Adult Learning and Education - EPALE - European Commission

3rd Global Report on Adult Learning and Education - EPALE - European Commission | Opening up education | Scoop.it
3rd Global Report on Adult Learning and Education - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe
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MOOCs, openness and changing educator practices: an Activity Theory case study

MOOCs, openness and changing educator practices: an Activity Theory case study | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Digital Badging in the MOOC Space

Digital Badging in the MOOC Space | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Over the past year, the University of Notre Dame's Kaneb Center for Teaching & Learning and the Office of Digital Learning designed five different Credly Open Badges across three edX MOOCs and issued them to 233 learners around the globe.
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Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think -- Campus Technology

Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think -- Campus Technology | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Taking into account library articles, web links, videos, simulations and more, many courses are already using a number of open education resources — and the move to full OER doesn't necessarily mean a total revamp, according to research out of Excelsior College.
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Defining Open Peer Review: Part One – Competing Definitions : OpenAIRE blog

Defining Open Peer Review: Part One – Competing Definitions : OpenAIRE blog | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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SDG Academy | Knowledge Cloud

SDG Academy | Knowledge Cloud | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The Age of Sustainable Development Human Rights, Human Wrongs Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities Natural Resources for Sustainable Development Global Public Health Sustainable Cities Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home Climate Change...
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I’ve come out of MOOC retirement.

I’ve come out of MOOC retirement. | Opening up education | Scoop.it
I remember exactly when I took my first MOOC. It was Fall 2012 (during the run up to the last presidential election) and I was on sabbatical. If I didn’t have all that extr
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Open Practices

Open Practices | Opening up education | Scoop.it
This post is a response to a request for my thoughts on the value of open practices and methodologies for putting them into practice.
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Sub 2 hours // Countdown to the first Sub2hr Marathon

Sub 2 hours // Countdown to the first Sub2hr Marathon | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The first research initiative made up of specialist multidisciplinary scientists striving to achieve the sub 2 hour marathon with a scientific approach.
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Link it, Like it - MOOC It

Link it, Like it - MOOC It | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Instruction How it works? It is easy. You contribute on this page mainly by adding more links related to MOOC (concept, discussion, communities, news, researches). You can at the same time benefit from the pool of links related to MOOCs, organized by categories. Looking for something particular about MOOC? Search for it to begin! ⇒ …
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New Directions in Open Education

New Directions in Open Education | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Keynote given at Metropolitan State's TLTS conference in Denver, CO. A Sense of Audience I’m going to start by telling a story about how I got here.
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Pressing The Reset Button On OER

Pressing The Reset Button On OER | Opening up education | Scoop.it
As I reflect on what the Go Open movement can learn from our experiences, I think we underestimated the capacity-building that needed to be done with teachers to get them comfortable creating curricular resources.
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Awareness of OER and OEP in Scottish HE institutions – Survey Results

Awareness of OER and OEP in Scottish HE institutions – Survey Results | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The Open Educational Practices in Scotland (OEPS) project conducted a survey to find out about the level of awareness of open educational resources (OER) and open educational practices (OEP) among Higher Education (HE) institutions in Scotland.
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State of the MOOC 2016: A Year of Massive Landscape Change For Massive Open Online Courses

State of the MOOC 2016: A Year of Massive Landscape Change For Massive Open Online Courses | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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