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28 avril 2017

A New Value Proposition for Open Textbooks

By Dan ButinTwo recent events have highlighted advances in the adoption of Open Education Resources: the announcement from New York State about a new state-wide Open Textbook investment and a new partnership to “bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore.” More...

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27 avril 2017

OER, on the Ground

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. How one community college district is winning faculty converts -- with training, an active role by librarians and financial incentives -- to a new approach to course materials. More...

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New York plans $8 million investment in open educational resources

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A New York State budget agreement that will make public college tuition free for students from families that earn less than $125,000 included an $8 million investment in promoting and distributing open educational resources for college students, Inside Higher Ed reported. More...

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26 avril 2017

A New Channel for OER

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore. Read more...

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24 avril 2017

I Don’t Need Permission to be Open

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. I Don’t Need Permission to be Open
Jim Groom, bavatuesdays, 2017/04/10
What is open pedagogy? According to David Wiley, "open pedagogy is the set of teaching and learning practices only possible or practical in the context of the 5R permissions... (it) is the set of teaching and learning practices only possible or practical when you are using OER." More...

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Follett and Lumen Learning to Expand Adoption of OER Courseware

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Follett and Lumen Learning to Expand Adoption of OER Courseware
Lumen Learning, 2017/04/17
I received email from David Wiley today announcing this partnership with Follett, a company that manages college bookstores. More...

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Open Word—The Podcasting Story

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Open Word—The Podcasting Story
Doc Searls, Doc Searls Weblog, 2017/04/17
Doc Searls offers a slightly revisionist history of podcasting, giving us the background but omitting any mention of Adam Curry. A podcast, properly so-called, is an MP3 file the URL of which is distributed through an RSS feed. More...

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OER Curation at Scale: An Opportunity to Support Personalized Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. OER Curation at Scale: An Opportunity to Support Personalized Learning
Mark Hannah, Getting Smart, 2017/04/07
This is a nice case study in the use of OERs but I think it's more significant because of its reference to the definition of personalized learning. More...

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21 avril 2017

Open Learning, Open Networks

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Open Learning, Open Networks
Stephen Downes, Mar 09, 2017, SUNY Open COTE 2017, Syracuse, New York
Open online learning entered the mainstream with the growth and popularity of MOOCs, but while interest in open online courses has never been greater MOOCs represent only the first step in a broader open learning infrastructure. In this keynote Stephen Downes will describe several key innovations shaping the future of open learning: distributed social networks, cloud infrastructures and virtualization, immersive reality, and personal learning environments. The talk will outline the challenges this evolving model will pose to learning providers and educational institutions and recommend policies and processes to meet them. More...

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Open Education Sweden

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Open Education Sweden
Ebba Ossiannilsson, OER World Map, 2017/03/07
This is a very comprehensive look at open education in Sweden, beginning with the country's open access policies in general and proceeding through a detailed list of specific open education and OER initiatives in the country. More...

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