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Join us for our GEC2012 webinar on Open Content

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, "…

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Added by Katelyn Heiner on November 14, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Mentor Cloud and Open Doors Group / College Open Textbooks Partner to Facilitate Sharing Best Practices

 

Mentor Cloud and Open Doors Group / College Open Textbooks Partner to

Facilitate Sharing Best Practices 

New Community to Share Best Practices and Facilitate Mentoring in the Open Education Community…

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Added by Jacky Hood on January 26, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Using Open Courseware to receive credit for learning documented in an e-portfolio

Ellen Marie Murphy, Director of Online Curriculum from SUNY Empire State College is doing some research regarding the credentialing possibilities that exist for individuals who wish to receive credit

for learning they achieve using OpenCourseWare.



For those who are not familiar with OpenCourseWare, here is a link tothe OpenCourseWare Consortium.



Ellen would like you to take just a minute or so to answer…

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Added by Una Daly on December 22, 2011 at 10:47am — No Comments

Don't miss ISKME's Big Idea Fest - Dec 4-7, 2011 in Half Moon Bay, CA



The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education

(www.iskme.org)…

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Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on October 30, 2011 at 2:27pm — No Comments

UNESCO Launches Global Open Access Platform - Live Stream Event - 11/1/11

 Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO will be officiating the launch of “Global Open Access Platform” (usually called the Global Open Access Portal) along with the launch of the UNESCO OER Platform, the re-designed Open Training Platform, and the OER policy Guidelines. The Launch is scheduled for November 1, 2011 at 6:30pm Paris time (GMT-1) and 10:30 am PDT and will be live-streamed in:

English - mms://…

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Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on October 30, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Notes from Open Ed Keynote by Martha Kanterand Jim Shelton, U.S. Department of Education

Thanks to Ruth Suehle, writer and editor in Brand Communications + Design at Red Hat for the notes.  I was busy finishing my slides for 11:30 presentation on College Open Textbooks' Adopter Communities during the keynote but I was listening :-)!…



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Added by Una Daly on October 25, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Collaborative Statistics open textbook now available as digitally enhanced eBook for iPad

"The 20 Million Minds Foundation (20MM Foundation) announced a new digitally enhanced etextbook for college students based on open content. The non-profit has set its sight on producing open source etextbooks for the top 25 courses taken by undergraduates in the nation, with general statistics being one of largest of such courses.

Starting today, Collaborative Statistics 2nd Edition is now available and provides students with an interactive experience using videos, applets, graphics,…

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Added by Una Daly on October 10, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Call for Proposals: Text and Academic Association 2012 Conference!

Don't miss the opportunity to share your expertise on Academic and Textbook Authoring.  Submit a proposal to TAA and you could be a speaker at their 2012 Conference.



Academic & Textbook Authoring—Evolving Arts is the theme of the…

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Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on September 29, 2011 at 1:22pm — No Comments

DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED TO 9/26 -College Open Textbooks Adopter Communities Small Grant Program

College Open Textbooks (COT) is pleased to announce the Adopter Communities Small Grant program.  The program will award small grants for research and related activities associated with the process of adopting open textbooks and aligned with the mission and goals of COT.  Applicants may request funds for such activities… Continue

Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on September 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"Free" OER Webinar - Creating OER: The WHO and the HOW (9/21/11` at 12 noon PDT)

Who is developing OERs? Who should be? How are they doing it? How can standards allow OER content interoperability? How can standards assure quality? How can you get started? How can you find the tools for creating OER content?



These questions, and more, will be answered by Dr. Rob Abel from IMS Global and others. In addition we will…

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Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on September 9, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

College Open Textbooks Adopter Communities Small Grant Program - Only ten days left to apply!

College Open Textbooks (COT) is pleased to announce the Adopter Communities Small Grant program.  The program will award small grants for research and related activities associated with the process of adopting open textbooks and aligned with the mission and goals of COT.  Applicants may request…

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Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on September 6, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

OCW People’s Choice Award: Most Open! - College Open Textbooks

Great News! 

Education-Portal.com just announced the winners of their first annual OCW People’s Choice Awards, which honor the best of the Open Education Movement.   Over 4000 people voted for their best educational resources in this inaugural contest.

College Open Textbooks was recognized as the…

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Added by Sharyn Fitzpatrick on August 22, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

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