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OER: Possible Resources for Biology – Human Anatomy & Physiology

human anatomy (Photo credit: Shira Golding) These are some possible resources for developing our own textbook and course for anatomy and physiology. I will use this wiki this summer to sort through some biology textbooks and OERs for possible use … Continue reading

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Open Textbooks: A Diversity of Voices in Open Learning

Image via WikipediaOpen textbooks are textbooks that are released with an open license, preferably with a Creative Commons “attribution” license. The textbooks under that license should be free to students and free to instructors to download, reuse, and remix. In … Continue reading

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Farewell, Drop.Io: Too fast to live, too young to die…

Image via WikipediaI have often heard that one of the weaknesses of open source is that is that it is an unstable model. Somehow, open source software is supposedly more buggy, not as robust, not enough people supporting it, or … Continue reading

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New OER Guide for Higher Education Leaders

Image by opensourceway via FlickrFrom Cable Green: An Open Educational Resources guide for higher education governance officials written by long-time OER advocate Hal Plotkin has been released by Creative Commons. Free to Learn: An Open Educational Resources Policy Development Guidebook … Continue reading

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Kamentz at the Sakai Conference

Image via Wikipedia These are my notes from this morning’s keynote at the Sakai Conference. This is not a transcript but notes that highlight my interest in her work. Anya Kamenetz, author of “Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of … Continue reading

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Open Education Resources at College of the Redwoods

I sent this invitation out to our faculty: Are you concerned about the high cost of education for your students? Have you ever wished that there was something that you could do to bring down that cost? One of the … Continue reading

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Open Course Library Project

This great interview with Cable Green on OERs and the Open Course Library Project was on CreativeCommons.org. It was on their front page for a while and I wanted to post it here to keep it out a little longer … Continue reading

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