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LINKS: 

Open Educational Resources:

 Openness as Catalyst for an Educational Reformation


Dramatic Growth of Open Access

Open Questions on Open Courseware

Open Education Is Transforming the Way We Learn

Creative Commons Kiwi - clever video explaining how open licenses
work

Vic Vuchic of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation discusses OER

 

Open Educational Quality Initiative (OPAL), UNESCO and the European
Foundation for Quality in E-Learning (EFQUEL) invites organizations
to join the OPAL Register at  http://www.oer-quality.org/

 

CSU Affordability initiative

Five Educational Innovations that won Gates NGLC Grants

Why Badges Work Better than Grades


How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn

 

First OER Debate from 2010. The next one is May 27, 2011
Part 1 is not available but it had no real content
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbyuuuPDctw&feature=related
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5uRon0L3Bg&feature=related
Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGN4-jnd6kc&feature=related
Part 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5lalv2D3Z8&feature=related
Part 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLCN7lT4-SU&feature=related

The Architecture of Access to Scientific Knowledge

presentation by Lawrence Lessig at CERN April 18, 2011
 
A Time for Reform, Innovation, and Investment
-input to our
Hats Off to Virginia blog post
 
Open Access: A Matter For Definition A dozen
definitions/policies of open access appear in this report:

Using Open Content to Drive Educational Change by Bill Fitzgerald
with lots of replies

 

Open Studio - A collection of art-making ideas by artists
 
Issuu self-publishing
 
Info about the forthcoming World Library of Science

 

Proof that OER Works
 
OER Mindmap by Donna Gaudet

 

Quality Matters
  
Blog of (Jan) Philipp Schmidt, Director and co-founder of the Peer 2 Peer
University called Sharing Nicely

 
Books were a new idea once upon a time
 
Considerations for Creative Commons Licensing of Open Educational Resources
 
Case study about the COT project by this instructor
 
Five Ways Technology Startups Can Disrupt Education

 
CORRE: A framework for transforming teaching materials into
OERs

 
Lessons learnt from transforming teaching materials into
OERs

 
Open Content Online - a blog by Andreia Inamorato dos Santos
 
'Open licences' of Copyright for authors, educators and
librarians
Julien Hofman & Paul West
 
Swedish Musings on the definition of Non-Commercial
 
What is non-commercial use?
 
Barcelona Charter

 
How to Build an Online Community by Richard Millington
 
Training Educators to Design and Develop Open and Distance Learning
Materials

 
More OER Blogs than You Can Believe
 
Not everyone thinks modifiable books are a good idea

 
Archived Webinar
given by open textbook adopter, a zealot,
and a publisher
   
The Future of Educational Publishing,
Thad Mclroy 

 

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