MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning
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Examining the development of the Massive Open Online Course and its variants.
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MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution?

MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution? | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
Yesterday I attended a mini conference dedicated to Open Educational Resources (OER). I found it to be quite interesting as there aren’t many events completely dedicated to OER these days. In fact,

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Need-to-Know-News: OERuniversity, ALISON expands open education & MOOC Camp Initiative

Need-to-Know-News: OERuniversity, ALISON expands open education & MOOC Camp Initiative | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
This ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series features noteworthy stories that speak of need-to-know developments within higher education and K-12 that have the potential to influence, challenge and/or tran...
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3 MOOC related things you may not have been aware of..

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Information Literacy Weblog: Open University announces a MOOC on OERs

Information Literacy Weblog: Open University announces a MOOC on OERs | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it

Design Studio MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) focusing on the theme of curriculum design with OERs (Open Electronic Resources), to be held in Autumn 2012. This course will be valuable for anyone seeking to develop their professional skills and experience in curriculum design, learning design and use of OERs in education. In particular the course will appeal to new and established HE and FE lecturers, to those completing professional certificates in teaching, and to researchers and managers of teaching and learning innovation." Register your interest at http://goo.gl/j5jIe

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Open as in oer and open as in MOOC

A discussion over the different definitions of "Open" (Open as in oer and open as in MOOC #connectivism #mooc http://t.co/YxhxvZSc5g via @patlockley)...

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pru's curator insight, March 14, 2014 7:02 PM

Useful discussion prompt for openness - in professional learning, and when considering development of MOOC learning materials. Massive benefit if these can become part of the OER ecosystem.

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Coursera to offer students free online textbooks, with conditions

Coursera to offer students free online textbooks, with conditions | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
First came free online courses. Now come — with a few conditions — free online textbooks.Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, from dozens of universities, announced...

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