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mooc webinar | loumcgill

mooc webinar | loumcgill | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it

KF:  An interesting reflection on one learner's experiences across a range of open learning courses.  The article highlights the motivations, the learning models, the support and the challenges that she experienced as a student in MOOC and open access education.

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Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

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As OER Grows Up, Advocates Stress More Than Just Low Cost

As OER Grows Up, Advocates Stress More Than Just Low Cost | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Open educational resources hit a turning point in 2018. For the first time ever, the federal government put forward funds to support initiatives aroun
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OER for Workforce Development

OER for Workforce Development | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
SkillsCommons provides a massive but navigable repository for the workforce development pipeline — supporting programs with affordable, openly licensed training and education materials.
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The H5P OER HUB

The H5P OER HUB | Open Educational Resources | 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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Open Educational Resources Are ‘Moving Up the Adoption Ladder’ Around the World

Open Educational Resources Are ‘Moving Up the Adoption Ladder’ Around the World | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Open educational resources have gone global and may help make learning more accessible, equitable and inclusive around the world. So says the ne
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Free: Download 5.3 Million Images from Books Published Over Last 500 Years - public domain (Open Culture)

Free: Download 5.3 Million Images from Books Published Over Last 500 Years - public domain (Open Culture) | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Back in 2014, we brought to your attention an image archive rivaling the largest of its kind on the web: the Internet Archive Book Images collection at Flickr.

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H5P as a Service

H5P as a Service | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Joubel, the creators of H5P, is hosting a service for those who want to use H5P without having to set up and maintain their own website or hosting solution for H5P.
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Affordable Learning Georgia Releases Interactive OER Lab Manual

Affordable Learning Georgia Releases Interactive OER Lab Manual | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Two faculty members from the University of Georgia have developed a lab manual for anatomy and physiology and made it available as an open educational resource.
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Introducing the CC Search Browser Extension

Introducing the CC Search Browser Extension | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
The CC Search Browser Extension is an open-source, lightweight plugin that can be installed and used by anyone with an updated web browser.
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National Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Welcome to the National Archives of Australia. We are the nation's memory - safely keeping for all millions of Australian Government records that reflect our history and identity. | National Archives of Australia
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Reminder: Microsoft Office Is Basically Free Now

Reminder: Microsoft Office Is Basically Free Now | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
For so long, many of us have struggled to renew our licences for Microsoft Office and have been punished with that pesky error - but now there's a fix. Turns out, you can access it legally and for fre
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Using OER courseware to improve your curriculum

Using OER courseware to improve your curriculum | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
While the use of OER is a low-cost and more accessible alternative to physical textbooks, there’s still a lot of criticism surrounding OER courseware.
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Does OER Actually Improve Learning?

Does OER Actually Improve Learning? | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Regardless of where you stand on the debate over open educational resources, you’re probably wondering: Does OER actually improve learnin
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No limits on learning: the great Australian open access L&T resource

The year 2020 shone a light on many issues in our sector. Amongst these was the challenge of equitable access to research and learning resources. The benefits of open access are blindingly obvious in the context of a global pandemic, where timely and universal sharing of research findings is critical in the race to find solutions. A challenge for 2021 must be to build on this knowledge, and improve access to all our publicly-funded research.

Open access advocates such as the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) work to highlight the path to open access publishing amongst researchers, policymakers and funders. We already have the infrastructure to make research FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable), and this is an opportunity to acknowledge the Australian university open access research repositories that are enabling this change.
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H5P's Interactive Book is here!

H5P's Interactive Book is here! | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it

H5P Book may be used both for informational content and for content that include questions with a summary at the end.

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Home - SkillsCommons Repository

Home - SkillsCommons Repository | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Your FREE and OPEN digital library of Workforce Training Materials

Preparing the Workforce for 21st Century Employment.
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Melbourne Museum Pictures - Download Free Images on Unsplash

Melbourne Museum Pictures - Download Free Images on Unsplash | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Download the perfect melbourne museum pictures. Find over 100+ of the best free melbourne museum images. Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required ✓ Copyright-free ✓
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Getty Images Makes 35 Million Photos Free to Use Online

Getty Images Makes 35 Million Photos Free to Use Online | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Getty Images surprised consumers and competitors yesterday when it announced that it would make 35 million images free for publishers to use, with a few strings attached.

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Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use

Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it

Paris Musées, a collection of 14 museums in Paris have recently made high-res digital copies of 100,000 artwo

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CMAJ drops paywall - CMAJ News

CMAJ drops paywall - CMAJ News | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Starting today, all new Canadian Medical Association Journal content is now freely available online, with older material becoming available on March 1, 2020.

Previously, CMAJ research articles, editorials and news stories were freely available, and other content including commentaries and practice articles were only fully available after one year.

Dr. Andreas Laupacis, editor-in-chief of the journal, says providing immediate free access to content will make the journal more relevant to discussions about improving Canada’s healthcare system.

“Some of the material in CMAJ that is useful to public discussion around important issues with our healthcare system were only available to CMA members and I think they are of broader interest to members of the public, patients and policymakers,” he says.
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How a University Took on the Textbook Industry

How a University Took on the Textbook Industry | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
HOUSTON — On the third floor of a bank building near Rice University, the future of higher education is being written. Or at least, edited. Perched i
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Melanie Conroy on Twitter: "Big news from France. The French National Library has made their millions of high resolution images available free for academic use, including in published books. #Frenc...

Free images from France.
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Open Educational Resources –

Open Educational Resources – | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Open Educational Resources (OER) have been in development for more than a decade. New content is being created and published every day at all educational levels and in a variety of online repositories. There are also a wealth of free, open source tools that educators can use for free.  A list of some resources -…
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Free Professional Development and Certification Opportunity for WCOL2019 Participants

Free Professional Development and Certification Opportunity for WCOL2019 Participants | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it

Free Professional Development and Certification Opportunity for WCOL2019 Participants
The 2019 World Conference on Online Learning (WCOL2019) has partnered with OERu to provide free and unrestricted access to an online micro-course on Open education, copyright, and open licensing in a digital world (LiDA103).

Commencing on 7 October 2019, the UNESCO / ICDE Chair in Open Educational Resources (OER) in New Zealand will facilitate a cohort offering of LiDA103 over two weeks. Registered WCOL2019 participants will also receive a free access code to take an online competency test to earn the Certificate of Competency in Copyright and Creative Commons Licensing.
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NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free

NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free | Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
No matter if you enjoy taking or just watching images of space, NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s
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