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Overview and Analysis of Practices with Open Educational Resources in Adult Education in Europe

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Overview and Analysis of Practices with Open Educational Resources in Adult Education in Europe
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Open Education Stories: Creating and reusing problems using OER

Open Education Stories: Creating and reusing problems using OER | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
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A story about openness and how better learning can #STEM from sharing problems.
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Journal of a voyage to the Pacific and American shores

journal of Susannah (Hack) Weynton during her voyage to the Pacific Northwest (1849-51) via Cape Horn and Hawaii, incl. visits to Vancouver Island and Ft Langley

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Different levels of openness - this is open to "see" and use for personal learning and research.
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Special Issue: Social presence, identity, and online learning: research development and needs

Special Issue: Social presence, identity, and online learning: research development and needs | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
Scholars across many disciplines have grappled with questions of what it means for a person to be and interact online. Who are we when we go online? How do others know we are there and how do they perceive us? 

Via Dennis T OConnor
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A new (2me) open journal and an important refocus on issues of social presence in online learning.
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Excellent overview with solid references that will help speed your research on distance education issues. 

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Creative commons resources - Scootle

Scootle provides Australian teachers with access to more than 20,000 quality-assured digital learning resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum.
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A wealth of open resources organized by learning areas and grade levels from Australia - check it out!
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Open Textbook/OER Directory

a comprehensive searchable listing of OER textbook and resources
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BCcampus OpenEd site full of really interesting projects, resources, people - worth a closer look.
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The Met

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The MET just announced they are making more than 375,000 images of public domain artwork available for re-use - I'm going exploring!
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Webinar: Open Education Stories from Across B.C.

Webinar: Open Education Stories from Across B.C. | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
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Webinar recording at bottom of blog post - RRU's Master’s degree in Learning and Technology adopted openness as a core value and key design principle. Elizabeth Childs shared her story
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McGill University announces a transformative $20 million donation to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital | Channels - McGill University

McGill University announces a transformative $20 million donation to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital | Channels - McGill University | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
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A bold move - opening up neuroscience research, data and resources to see if "open science" can move neuroscientific research forward in significant ways.
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Please join us on December 6 and 7 for the open education gathering

Please join us on December 6 and 7 for the open education gathering | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
Invitation Open Education in Action Gathering Yohtênikâtêw Kiskêyihtamâwin Kikâ Waskawîhtâhk Open Educational Resources (OER
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If UR anywhere close to Maskwacis, AB T0C 1N0 next week, sign up for this Open Education in Action gathering - cost is reasonable and great line-up of topics/speakers.
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Examples & downloads

Examples & downloads | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
H5P empowers everyone to create, share and reuse interactive content - all you need is a web browser and a web site that supports H5P.
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Check out appear.in video feature in h5p
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From Transparent to Invisible: Open Creations

From Transparent to Invisible: Open Creations | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
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Interesting to see "open process" in development of OER - will it make the end product better or just improve practice?
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BCcampus OpenEd Resources | Learning about, and experiencing, open educational practices

BCcampus OpenEd Resources | Learning about, and experiencing, open educational practices | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
Engaging B.C. faculty, institutions and publishers to implement the Open Textbook Project. We provide our stakeholders with information, meeting notes, progress reports, events and workshops on open educational resources in general, and the Open Textbook Project in particular.
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More than just open textbooks, check out the projects, resources and activities of the BC Open Education Librarians on this site.
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Enroll in free open service learning MOOC

Enroll in free open service learning MOOC | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
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I'm going to sign up - why don't you consider it? Gr8 opportunity to improve your design skills & potentially help others - a "win-win" scenario.

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U15 Statement on Sustainable Publishing

Access to research and scholarly outputs is essential for scientific discovery, innovation, and education... (the) research life cycle depends upon a healthy communication ecosystem anchored in the following principles:  Open Access, Public Interest, Quality, Accountability, Innovation.
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A statement of support for open access - but what will it really mean in practice?
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UofToronto Libraries: Books Online

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A highlight (4me) of UofT's Book's Online - the "Hard Cider Quick Step" Check out digitized out-of-copyright books from UofT Libraries!
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Joining the Open Dots

Joining the Open Dots | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
A place to link the Open Communities up ...
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While the padlet is pretty, why did this SIG not start from the OER World Map? or define what they mean by "communities"?
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Overview and Analysis of Practices with Open Educational Resources in Adult Education in Europe

Overview and Analysis of Practices with Open Educational Resources in Adult Education in Europe | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
Overview and Analysis of Practices with Open Educational Resources in Adult Education in Europe
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Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources

The goal of Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources (VSSLR) group is to enhance soil science education through cooperation and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The group was initiated by Dr. Maja Krzic (UBC, Vancouver) in 2004
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UBC`s open approach 2 learning just gets better and better - check out these soil science open access resources start by Dr. Maja Krzic!
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Yukon Quest Student Challenge

Yukon Quest Student Challenge | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
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A gr8 example of open teaching practices - Cathi Dunham shared her love of the Yukon Quest and involved her student in learning through her creative "quests" - the Yukon Quest dog mushing race just started so check it out.
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About | Open Learning

About | Open Learning | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
a connectivist MOOC for Faculty Collaboratives - a project for American colleges and universities but open to all.
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A connectivist MOOC modelled after the cMOOCs designed and hosted by Canadian educators George Siemens and Stephen Downes. Check it out - get connected - grow your PLN!
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Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web.

Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web. | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
Your guide to FREE educational media. Find thousands of free online courses, audio books, textbooks, eBooks, language lessons, movies and more.
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Been following for years - always something to inspire, provoke thought & entertain.
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OpenStax, OER Commons partner on community hubs

OpenStax, OER Commons partner on community hubs | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
Rice University-based publisher OpenStax is partnering with OER Commons to provide community hubs where instructors can freely share syllabuses, homework, study guides and other open-copyright course materials that are made specifically for each of the free textbooks in OpenStax's growing catalog.
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Check out upcoming webinars about the community hub development partnership https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1141912473364146435
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Open Educational Resources (OER) – and ICDE

Open Educational Resources (OER) – and ICDE | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress, scheduled to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 18 to 20 September 2017. The central theme is “OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action” http://rcoer.col.org/ ; The schedule is above
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Interesting exploration of why and how ICDE (and other EU governments) support OER
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BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit | Open Textbook

BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit | Open Textbook | FLO Learning | Scoop.it
The Accessibility Toolkit is a collaboration between BCcampus and CAPER-BC. The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the resources needed so that each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, teaching assistant, etc. has the opportunity to create a truly open and accessible textbook. An open textbook that is free and accessible for all students.The Accessibility Toolkit has also been translated into French. http://opentextbc.ca/troussedoutildaccessibilite
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Justed added 2 my 2Read list!
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OAsis Home

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Oasis is COL's online institutional repository of all publications description
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Explore development resources in the open access repository of Commonwealth of Learning.
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