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Knowledge, Learning, Community Menu The Real Goal of Open Educational Resources By Stephen DownesNov 15, 2017 1. The Goal of Open Access , "The question we must each ask ourselves is – what is the real goal of our OER advocacy?" In this he's right. It's time for us to be clear about what we're working for. The goal of OER is access for all. This is my goal, though I don't think it's just my goal. I think it's the goal of the vast majority of those working for open educational resources (OER). I could continue this list indefinitely but I think the point is clear that, in addition to just me, a great many, and probably a majority, of OER advocates do so for the purpose of ensuring access for all.
clock menu more-arrow no yes Coursera has ousted several senior executives along with many rank-and-file staffers As many as 40 people have departed the company after raising $60 million just five months ago. by Oct 30, 2017, 2:07pm EDT Coursera co-founder and co-chair of the board Andrew Ng Steve Jennings / Getty Images for TechCrunch Coursera, the online education company that has raised more than $200 million in venture capital, has quietly ousted several top-level executives, including the chief marketing and financial officers.
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17 Apr 2017 » » 32 Free Online Courses and Certificates You can earn in 2017 32 Free Online Courses and Certificates You can earn in 2017 Posted in By On April 17, 2017 In this comprehensive guide we have compiled a list of the best free online courses and certificates that you can pursue at your leisure. In today’s world, receiving good quality education has become so much easier and quicker than it was ever before. Thanks to the evolution of world wide web many universities have shifted from their conventional way of teaching to online teaching with incredible success.
Primary Links Search this site: Supporting Deeper Learning Through OER and Open Educational Practice ISKME October 16, 2017 , , Share: By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing industry and traditional constraints around content ownership, ISKME’s main goal in the field of open education is the democratization of the access to education, and the pursuit and sharing of knowledge.
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Search Advertisement Exploring the Use of E-Textbooks in Higher Education: A Multiyear Study Authors: by and Published: Monday, October 9, 2017 Collection: Editors' Pick Collection: Peer Reviewed Key Takeaways Textbook affordability is a growing concern in the US higher education context. A study conducted by the found that more than 70 percent of student respondents reported spending at least $300 on textbooks during the spring 2016 term.1 Compared to a previous survey,2 there was a decrease in the "$0–$100" cost category from 9.
October 28, 2017 · 9:53 am The splash began in 2012 when Massive Open Online Courses were touted as the coming revolution in higher education. Wait, Larry, that was only five years ago, a mere blip in the life-cycle of an educational innovation. Why are you including MOOCs when you have featured posts asking “whatever happened to” half-century old innovations such as Open Classrooms, Total Quality Management, and Behavioral Objectives? With advances in digital technology and social media, the life cycle of a “disruptive innovation,” or a “revolutionary” program has so sped up that what used to take decades to stick or slip away now occurs in the metaphorical blink of the eye.
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Search form Search 11/9/2017 Pixabay Open educational resources are expected to be an important content source for courses in the next five years, say 82% of higher-education chief information officers in the annual Campus Computing Project survey. Most chief information officers say they still face challenges in areas such as improving campus IT services and funding. Full Story: Sign up for SmartBrief on EdTech Insights and advances in education technology Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.
learning, networks, knowledge, technology, community Learning Analytics Courses After about a year of planning, we can finally announce the following courses on edX focusing on learning analytics. The intent of these courses is to eventually lead into a MicroMasters and then advance placement in an in-development Masters of Science in Learning Analytics at UTA. Each course runs about three weeks and we’ve tried to settle on prominent analytics tools for educational data so the experience is one where skills can immediately be applied.
Martin Weller’s blog on open education, digital scholarship & over-stretched metaphors Mapping the open education landscape Nov.9,2017 This post follows on from the , which focused on the Open Education Beginners Guide. In this I want to look at the citation network in more detail. To restate, this work arose from some initial research Viv Rolfe did, exploring the references for open education. Using a bibliographic search for “open education” and related terms, she identified a set of publications in the 1970s and 80s, which referenced earlier foundational work.
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Technology Enhanced Learning › › Open Education Resources for teaching Open Education Resources for teaching Posted on by — Open Educational Resources (OERs) are, as the name implies, educational resources that are made openly available (usually through an open licence such as one of the Creative Commons licences – for more information please see the). This permits their use and/or re-purposing by others, whilst maintaining attribution of the original author. In this sense, OERs embrace the ideal of openness and desire to exchange knowledge, taking the idea that education should be freely shared with everyone and not locked away behind institutional or national walls.
Professor & Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology at Royal Roads University Navigation About Publications Networked Scholarship Keynotes & Invited presentations Teaching Consulting Grants MOOCs and Open Education in the Developing World symposium Posted on August 24th, by George Veletsianos in , . A thought-provoking is being organized and facilitated on October 17th by Curt Bonk, Sheila Jagannathan, Tom Reeves, and Tom Reynolds at this year’s E-learn conference. It’s focused on a variety of innovations pertaining to online learning in the context of the developing world.
Toggle navigation Open Education Awards for Excellence Call for nominations is now OPEN! The Open Education Awards for Excellence provide annual recognition to outstanding contributions in the Open Education community. Award categories are reviewed each year to make sure they are current, relevant and reflect the emerging innovations in the Open Education movement. This year’s new categories include other areas of openness that clearly impact and support the Open Education movement through their own Open practices.
BCcampus celebrates B.C. Open Textbook’s 5th anniversary October 24, 2017 It was in 2012, at the annual Open Education conference that we the creation of the B.C. Open Textbook Collection. Five years later, we have just returned from this year’s conference in Anaheim, California, and are celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Collection – let’s take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come over the years. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team Beginning in 2012, the B.C. Open Textbook’s began with a grant from the for BCcampus to create free, or reduced cost, textbooks in the top 40 first and second-year subject areas for post-secondary students.