Without anyones permission: The open web and online learning

A great critical piece from Michael Rowe (University of the Western Cape, South Africa) asking the question, how open are MOOCs?

Data and Diplomas: On LinkedIn's Acquisition of Lynda.com

This is a very interesting piece by Audrey Watters on the role that LinkedIn is playing in helping to formalise non-formal, open education, through providing a legitimate platform for learners to publicise their MOOC certificates.

OER15 Keynote: Cable Green - YouTube

A great keynote by Cable Green at the OER15 conference in Cardiff last week. He makes the moral case for publicly-funded educational resources being open by default.

Report back: Institute for Open Leadership meeting - Creative Commons
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. Creative Commons and the Open Policy Network hosted the first Institute for Open Leadership meeting in San Francisco 12-16 January 2015. The Institute for Open Leadership (IOL for s...
OER in and as MOOCs: impact on Educators’ practices in African-develo…
Presentation for OER15, Cardiff, 14 April 2014. OER in and as MOOCs: impact on Educators’ practices in African-developed higher education courses. This is a RO…