Tag Archives: UNESCO

Open Content Licensing for Educators Workshop

Image via CrunchBase This is from Cable Green:  2012 is a significant year for open education and OER. We are celebrating 10 years since UNESCO coined the term “Open Educational Resources”. In joining the global celebrations, the OER Foundation will host … Continue reading

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OER Policy Registry: Request for Help

Image via CrunchBaseCable Green just lit the Bat Signal! Greetings Open Colleagues, The open community shares a need for more information to help us with our work. We know, for example, that there are many policies supporting open education at … Continue reading

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Open Content Licensing for Educators Workshop

Image via CrunchBaseThis in from Cable Green: Creative Commons, the OER Foundation and Ako Aotearoa announce an international professional development opportunity for all educators. What: Open content licensing for educators workshop (#OCL4Ed)Where: OnlineWhen: 23 -27 January 2012Cost: Free Registration: Open … Continue reading

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Call for Open Education Practices

Image by Matthias Ripp via Flickr This is from Abel Caine: UNESCO is a member of the Open Educational Quality Initiative (OPAL) which aimed to create a new open educational practices (OEP) framework. Open educational practices were defined as practices … Continue reading

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Jim Groom: The Wild Man of OER Made My Year

I was at the Open Education 2011 conference this week and David Wiley had the good sense to invite Jim Groom in to rattle cages and shake the chains. I have been reading his stuff for sometime. You can follow … Continue reading

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Assessment and Accreditation of an OER Learner

Image via WikipediaSpeakers: Rory McGreal, Wayne MacintoshLearners accessing OER can acquire knowledge formally or informally. This project reports on assessment and accreditation policies worldwide. A major function of colleges and universities is to validate and credentialise learning by conferring qualifications … Continue reading

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UNESCO Chairs in OER Programme and International Network

Image via WikipediaSpeakers: Rory McGreal Fred Mulder Susan D’AntoniThe UNESCO Chairs in OER explain their programme, goals and objectives in supporting an international network of OER users. In Nov. 2006, ICDE launched its Global Task Force on OER at the … Continue reading

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Open Ed Conference: Towards an aggregated profile of the Global OER and OCW audience

Speakers Mary Lou Forward, Meena Hwang and Una Daly Developing a profile of our global audience through aggregated surveys of OER and OCW users worldwide. What are the demographics of those looking of open education resources and open courses? based … Continue reading

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OERs and Money: The revolution will happen without you.

Image via Wikipedia“On the one hand, information wants to be expensive because it’s so valuable. The right information in the right place just changes your life. On the other hand, information wants to be free because the cost of getting … Continue reading

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