Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
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Education leaders Manny Barbara of Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) and Nicholas Smith of HotChalk provided provocative and challenging insights for Open Doors Group (ODG) directors and managers at…Continue
From MOOC provider Coursera, comes this news - Any reactions?
Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re taking the next big step toward that mission by working with many of the top higher education publishers. This collaboration will expand…
Added by Ken Ronkowitz on May 9, 2013 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Open Doors Group and College Open Textbooks honor the following Community Colleges for ranking very high on the list of the Top 1500 Colleges and University by Textbook Affordability
#1 Essex County College - Super achievement beating out 1499 2- and 4-year colleges!
Added by Jacky Hood on April 21, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
The "Academia and the MOOC" course that I am facilitating on the Canvas Network started this week. It is a 4 week course but very open-ended and you can still register and easily work through the content since the discussion if the key element.
It is not a "massive" MOOC (there will be less than 1000 participants) and it isn't a "course" (in that it has no assignments or grades) but is it gathering people in academia around the topics of how MOOCs are impacting education and might do…Continue
Wonderful 30 second video from Big Ideas Fest 2012 last December...ISKME's Amee Evans Godwin's blog entry is partially copied here but I highly recommend reading the whole blog and viewing the excellent blog here: http://www.iskme.org/our-ideas/bodies-motion-video-shouts-out-open-education
Lucky me as I was a part of the big E in OpenEd....
“Open Ed” is a thirty-second…
San Jose, CA March 12, 2013
The Open Doors Group - College Open Textbooks (ODG-COT) Collaborative will endorse affordable open-licensed and commercial textbooks and tools in an Open Education Week webinar. The public can attend this webinar listed at 6pm GMT (2pm Eastern Time) today Tuesday March 12 on http://www.openeducationweek.org/events-webinars/
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Classroom Aid has made available a free Slideshare that describes what OERs are and their history and current state: very useful. Better yet, there's a …Continue
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I will be teaching "MOOCs and Academia" for Canvas Network https://www.canvas.net/ in mid-April. It is less a "course" and more of a forum with some content provided as background and discussion organized by roles such as teacher, designer, tech support, college administrator etc. The purpose is to get people in different roles in education (including students) thinking about how MOOCs will impact their institutions in positive and negative ways. It…Continue
Added by Ken Ronkowitz on February 15, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments
The message below is from Howard Lurie edX Vice President for Content Development
ODG-COT Alliances and Sponsorships
The EdX mission is to give a world-class education to everyone, everywhere, regardless of sex, income or social status
Today, EdX.org, a not-for-profit provides hundreds of thousands of people from around the globe with access free education. We offer amazing quality classes by the best…
Added by Open Doors Group on February 11, 2013 at 7:05pm — No Comments
After converting my old Algebra Study Guide to ePub format (using a snipping tool and Sigil)... I found that it was just a matter of cut-and-paste to make a web page out of it using Blogger. After all, ePub is just HTML - and so without too much effort we have:
Students Get Savvier About Textbook Buying, When They Buy at All
By Marc Parry
The Chronicle talked with students at Foothill CC and found that having more choices…
Saylor Foundation is one of our favorite organization. It advocates and supports very high quality open courseware and textbooks. Here is a job opportunity at Saylor.
Business Development Manager
Private foundation launching new web-based learning initiative seeks a self-motivated business development professional to fill the position of BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT…Continue
Added by Jacky Hood on December 11, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Note from College Open Textbooks: It is safe to download this document.
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Reading a post at http://cain.blogspot.com/2012/11/writing-commons-community-based-oer.html
that may be of interest to the group.
It starts out:
I read a great posting at Writing Commons this morning entitled "…
This week is the 2012 Global Education Conference. It's free, it's online, and it's meant to connect educators and innovators all over the world! Open Tapestry's presentation, "…Continue
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