Category Archives: community

Start-Up Weekend Education: Coming to Seattle and a Classroom Near You!

Start-Up Weekend Education Seattle 2016 is coming Nov. 18-20 at the Seattle Library. It is sponsored by the Seattle Library Foundation – which kind of figures because so much innovation in education has been coming out of libraries. I was … Continue reading

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Using a Blog-Based Environment to Support a Community of Learners

Presentation notes for: “Using a Blog-Based Environment to Support a Community of Learners”Institute for Student Success, Humboldt State UniversityPresenters: Daniel Fiore, Riley Quarles, Claire Knox, and Child Development Faculty Riley introduced everyone by saying that the network of blogs (WordPress) … Continue reading

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WritingCommons.Org and Community-Based OER Models

Kicking the OERs old school. I read a great posting at Writing Commons this morning entitled “Flat World Knowledge, Textbook Affordability, and a Call for More Collaborative Efforts” that really echoes my thinking on this. Since Flat World Knowledge is … Continue reading

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OER, Open Textbooks, and Innovation

Image via WikipediaIn a recent blog posting from Cable Green, he posted a note on the new grant from the Dept. of Labor which is requiring an open license on all materials built for the grant, which means that the … Continue reading

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