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WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a supplement to a curriculum or for independent study.
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How to Succeed in a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) by Apostolos Koutropoulos & Rebecca J. Hogue : Learning Solutions Magazine

How to Succeed in a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) by Apostolos Koutropoulos & Rebecca J. Hogue : Learning Solutions Magazine | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

"In the past couple of years, massive online open courses (MOOCs) have become a trend among many members of the educational online community. This is particularly true of faculty who are interested in open educational resources"

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50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses - TeachThought

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses - TeachThought | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Whether you are looking for a master’s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you a look…...
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My eBooks ~ Stephen's Web

My eBooks ~ Stephen's Web | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects...
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Good practices for university open-access policies | Berkman Center

Good practices for university open-access policies | Berkman Center | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
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So you want to be a programmer, huh? Here are 27 ways to learn online

So you want to be a programmer, huh? Here are 27 ways to learn online | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning ...
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10 TED Talks Perfect For the eLearning Industry

10 TED Talks Perfect For the eLearning Industry | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
What do you believe about open-source learning? ... Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
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Investors: News Releases - The McGraw-Hill Companies - The McGraw-Hill Companies

“2012 McGraw Prize in Education Winners Named; 25th Anniversary Honors Education "Game Changers". …Sal Khan's creation of Khan Academy has transformed education by creating a free, open-source, world-class virtual school where anyone can learn anything, anytime. For this, he is honored as a rising star in education. A former financial analyst, he began this work in 2004 by tutoring his young cousin in math. Demand for his online videos grew, and in 2009 he committed himself fully to Khan Academy. Its scope is huge: its more than 3,300 instructional videos covering everything from basic math to college level science have been viewed more than 180 million times. Khan Academy's technology also means students, parents and teachers can track progress as students master new knowledge and skills.”



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MOOC's Could Hurt Smaller and For-Profit Colleges, Moody's Report Says - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOC's Could Hurt Smaller and For-Profit Colleges, Moody's Report Says - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

"The rise of massive open online courses, or MOOC’s, could improve the financial prospects of leading universities while posing financial challenges to lesser-known institutions and for-profit colleges, a new report from Moody’s Investors Service predicts."

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Amid Lawsuits From Publishers, Boundless Launches A Free, Open Alternative To Textbooks | TechCrunch

Amid Lawsuits From Publishers, Boundless Launches A Free, Open Alternative To Textbooks | TechCrunch | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Since it first appeared earlier this year, Boston-based educational startup Boundless has been on a mission to ensure that college students have a free alternative to the pricey and bulky world of physical textbooks.
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UDL Book Builder

UDL Book Builder | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

"Use this site to create, share, publish, and read digital books that engage and support diverse learners according to their individual needs, interests, and skills."

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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
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Resetting Education: Social networks for the classroom

Resetting Education: Social networks for the classroom | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Learning doesn't happen in a vacuum; how social networks are adding a new dimension...
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Why We Fear MOOCs - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why We Fear MOOCs - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

"... As hybrids, they defy easy categorization and threaten to upset the tidy categories we have for judging who is and is not college-educated. Like monsters, MOOCs threaten to disrupt our social world and bring chaos in their wake."

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15 Free Learning Tools You've Probably Never Heard Of - TeachThought

15 Free Learning Tools You've Probably Never Heard Of - TeachThought | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
  It can be hard to keep up with the ever-growing list of free educational sites out there, much less distinguish which ones will best…...
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OER Quality Standards ~ Stephen's Web

OER Quality Standards ~ Stephen's Web | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects...
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Minnesota Bans Free Online Courses

Minnesota Bans Free Online Courses | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
Almost as heartbreaking as burning books, a move by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education will rank among those incomprehensible moments in human history when we seem to be handicapping ourselves for no reason.
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Re-thinking education for the Internet Age

Re-thinking education for the Internet Age | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
People talk now about the education system being "ripe for disruption." However, this has been true for hundreds of years, not just since the advent of the Internet Age. The current lecture model o...
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Three Good Reasons Why Educators Should Embrace Ed Tech Entrepreneurs

Three Good Reasons Why Educators Should Embrace Ed Tech Entrepreneurs | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
“Udacity nabs $15M to make online education less boring“, Venture Beat “Start-ups try to Crack Education Market“, Wall Street Journal “A Boom Time for Education Start-...
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Google Releases Open-Source Online-Education Software - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Google Releases Open-Source Online-Education Software - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

"Google has taken what its officials call an “experimental first step” into online education, releasing open-source software called Course Builder in hopes that universities will use it to deliver free online courses."

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The 20 Best Books About EdTech Today - Online Universities

The 20 Best Books About EdTech Today - Online Universities | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it
We've put together a list of some of the best edtech reads out there, from essential texts on the subject to cutting-edge research.
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Using ICT in Further Education

Using ICT in Further Education | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

Free Resources for teachers & students (Open Source, Freeware, Creative Commons)

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Extreme Learning, Matrix-Style | Think Tank | Big Think

Extreme Learning, Matrix-Style | Think Tank | Big Think | Open Source Learning | Scoop.it

"Thanks to technology, anyone can learn anything from anywhere. The barriers that once segregated learning from leisure are being dismantled, as education becomes more than something that occurs in the halls of our classrooms and libraries. All of this has (rightly) prompted discussions about technology’s role in our education system."

 

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Could We Learn Skills "Matrix"-Style? | Michio Kaku | Big Think

In the 1999 film "The Matrix," characters could simply learn a new set of skills by uploading a program into their brains. When (if ever) will we be able to that in real life?
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