Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
The ninth International Open Ed Conference 2012 was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from October 16 to 18. This conference brings together many of the thought leaders and practitioners in the open education movement from around the world to report on progress, compare notes, and collaborate. This year’s conference got off to a rousing start as the Honorable John Yap, Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology for British…Continue
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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…Continue
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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://…Continue
Academic & Textbook Authoring—Evolving Arts is the theme of the…Continue
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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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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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I am looking for leads and info to add to our Open Textbook and Resources focus on upcoming Flex days at Peralta.
We would really like to hear from other folks who are doing innovative things with open resources at their colleges.
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Last Friday, I had the pleasure of giving a Discovering Open Textbooks workshop at the Los Angeles Trade Tech College with about 30-35 faculty and staff from LACCD. Many faculty and staff were looking for affordable textbook solutions and were already seeking out open or free educational resources to incorporate into their classes. Disciplines represented ranged from Art, English, Spanish, Labor, Chemistry, Oceanography, Business, Computer Applications, Career Planning, Music, Theater,…Continue
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