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Notes From an Open Licensing Playbook

I was at a great webinar today sponsored by CCCOER called “Open Licensing Playbook” and presented by Quill West and Cable Green and hosted by Una Daly of CCCOER. “Open licensing of instructional materials such as textbooks, videos, and other related resources … Continue reading

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Online Events for Open Education Week

This reminder was sent in by Una Daly: This week (March 7th – 11th) is Open Education Week worldwide, and there are 60 free online and local events to promote the benefits of OER.  The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) … Continue reading

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New Art Resource: Artsy

Okay, “new” to me but this is really worth passing on to others. What is Artsy? “Artsy features the world’s leading galleries, museum collections, foundations, artist estates, art fairs, and benefit auctions, all in one place. Our growing database of … Continue reading

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Open Education is More Than Just Free Books

I miss Jim Groom at OpenEd15 – I miss his viewpoint and energy. He knows I am a big fan (something that blows around a lot of hot air :-). Jim Groom tweeted today: “The unfortunate equation of open education … Continue reading

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OERs and Accessibility

It was a great morning at Open Ed 2015. I spent the morning in sessions with Amanda Coolidge, Sue Doner, Sam Johnson, Tara Robertson, Skip Stahl, Jutta Treviranus because I am particularly interested in the connections between OERs and instructional … Continue reading

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What is Open Pedagogy?

I am really enjoying the “Teaching with WordPress Course.” It is beginning with the question “what is open pedagogy? I appreciate this. I kind of expected a course on setting up WordPress as an alternative to the LMS but we … Continue reading

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Science and Biology Open Textbooks from BCcampus

Sue Schmidt, the NANSLO/CHEO project coordinator for WICHE sent along some great links to openly licensed science and biology textbooks from BCcampus. I think the books and the model of peer review they are following could become of particular interest … Continue reading

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Implementing an Open Textbook in an Online Biology Lab Course

This was the presentation I gave today on our course design for instructor Chris Callahan’s online biology class: After spending some time here talking to people about this, I have come up with some great ideas about better integrating the … Continue reading

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Larry Lessig at #OpenEd14

These are some brief notes about this mornings keynote at Open Education 2014. I was a bit relieved here. My nightmare is that one day I will show up at OpenEd and it will have been completely taken over by … Continue reading

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Digital Loeb: Rebirth of the Book?

Maybe now that Harvard Press is doing it, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that the book isn’t being killed off by the internet. I have a number of posts on this blog addressing the so-called death of … Continue reading

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