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23 février 2017

The Shattered Mirror, Part Two: The Underwhelming Recommendation for Open Licensing at the CBC

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The Shattered Mirror, Part Two: The Underwhelming Recommendation for Open Licensing at the CBC
Michael Geist, 2017/02/08
Michael Geist has authored a two-part review of The Shattered Mirror: News, Democracy and Trust in the Digital Age (108 page PDF), released by the Public Policy Forum in January (part one, part two). More...

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Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education
A.J. O'Connell, Campus Technology, 2017/02/01

Some people say fear is the reason professors don't want to open up classrooms. More...

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A Growing (But Controversial) Idea in Open-Access Textbooks: Let Students Help Write Them

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A Growing (But Controversial) Idea in Open-Access Textbooks: Let Students Help Write Them
Ellen Wexler, EdSurge, 2017/02/09
I've promoted the idea of having students author learning resources since forever, but not surprisingly the idea hasn't caught on. It won't catch on after this article either but each voice in support is a tiny step forward. More...

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If content is king, why are OER still uncrowned? A developing world perspective’

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. If content is king, why are OER still uncrowned? A developing world perspective’
Asha Kanwar, Balasubramanian Kodhandaraman, Abdurrahman Umar, Pan-Commonwealth Forum, 2017/02/09
This is a conference presentation from 2010 which was listed in the OER Knowledge Cloud today (10 page PDF). So it's a bit dated but it's well written and I felt it was a pretty good description of some fundamental trends and issues in open educational resources. More...

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22 février 2017

Nigerian Open University expanding to meet high demand

The registered active student population of the National Open University of Nigeria has hit 254,000, reports Premium Times. . More...

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19 février 2017

7 musts for digital and OER course materials

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione. With the emergence of digital learning materials and open educational resources (OER), instructors have a wealth of instructional course materials at their fingertips. More...

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16 février 2017

Report on European Open Science Cloud now launched!

11 October saw the publication of the Commission’s High Level Expert Group on the European Science Cloud, which can be found here. The  Recommendations provide a solid starting point for further reflection and engagement of scientific user communities, research funders and Member States in the making of this global initiative. More...

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14 février 2017

A National Open Innovation Strategy for Austria

Innovation ExcellenceOn Monday 18th January 2016, the Austrian Federal Ministeries BMVIT, BMWFW and Austrian Council (RFTE) together with winnovation hosted an Open Innovation Strategy Stakeholder Workshop as an important first step in gaining feedback and ideas from Austrian society for the development of a new Open Innovation Strategy for Austria (www.openinnovation.gv.at), a first of its kind globally. Read more...

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07 février 2017

Insee : open data, rechercher une entreprise ou un établissement

Gip Corse CompétencesL'outil permet d'accéder gratuitement aux données concernant les entreprises ou les établissements, de télécharger la base Sirene. Recherche par SIRENE, SIRET, raison sociale, adresse. Voir l'article...

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06 février 2017

Open Data Grand Est : les données sur la formation professionnelle

La Région Grand Est lance la plateforme « Open Data » à l’échelle du Grand Est. Ce projet permettra de diffuser les données publiques de la Région Grand Est sur une seule et même plateforme : data.grandest.fr. Voir plus...

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