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Audrey Watters - Venture Capital and the Future of Open Education: FWK and MOOCs

Audrey Watters - Venture Capital and the Future of Open Education: FWK and MOOCs | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it

"But I think we should ask nonetheless: what role do we want VCs to have in  financing open access to education?"

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WikiPlay: Open educational resources

"Open educational resources (OERs) are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes."

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Still worth reading: Fitzgerald, Brian F. (ed.): Open Content Licensing. Cultivating the Creative Commons (2007)

"Open Content Licensing: Cultivating the Creative Commons brings together papers from some of the most prominent thinkers of our time on the internet, law and the importance of open content licensing in the digital age."

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Stephen Downes - Let's forestall this before the floodgates open:

Stephen Downes - Let's forestall this before the floodgates open: | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it

"> xxx institution has been successfully offering hundreds of no charge MOOC courses for years

'No charge' isn't the same as 'open'. Can the contents of these courses be viewed without registration? Can people just 'drop in' to the online synchronous sessions? Did the courses incorporate content from a distributed network of blogs, social media, and other media? Were students able to select their own learning materials, manage the curriculum directly, and determine for themselves what constitutes success?"

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