Monthly Archives: January 2013

OER: 12 Sources of Open Textbooks

(Photo credit: opensourceway) With the State Department’s announcement and posts on twitter about failed business models, I think this is a good time to revisit how to find actual free, openly licensed textbooks. There are many ways to find free, … Continue reading

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Books and The Latest Technology

Fredrick Furnivall, OED Editor via Wikipedia I write here a lot about technology and books, but specifically about open education resources and open textbooks, all of which tend to mean electronic texts. I love electronic texts and the internet. Through … Continue reading

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MOOCs: Why Do We Need Instructional Design?

Note: The following is an extended abstract for a paper. I was in the process of sending this out to journals when I realized that this needs to be an open document. I have always found the publishing process in … Continue reading

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Create Your Own TED Talk in Six Steps

I have written here and there about TED Talks in the past . I have gotten a lot out of TED Talks, there is a lot of good stuff there – they are also elitist, expensive, and closed in an … Continue reading

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