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Activity 14 – a mooch around two MOOCs

As I wanted a leisurely mooch around the MOOCS I have written short blog posts on two courses, before moving to the questions posed by this activity. A quick look at DS106 (Digital Storytelling) Revisiting Computer Science with Udacity  (CS253 Web Development) DS106 … Continue reading

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Sustainability Models

Wiley (2007) describes sustainability as continuing operations and accomplishing goals.  For OER projects this will involve the infrastructure, the renewal of content and the reuse by the intended beneficiaries.   Before discussing models he points out that discovering sustainable models may … Continue reading

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Exploring Creative Commons

For week3 I’m being asked to consider what CC license I would give to my bloggings. Now here is the problem: whilst some of my blog posts are squeaky clean, others incorporate pictures and text that I have purloined from … Continue reading

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Frustrations with OER (or am I just LAZY?)

I’ve spent a couple of hours so far evaluating resources for my mythical 5 week digital skills course.  Here are some of my frustrations: What looks to be a good resource is ruined by some contextual information that means I … Continue reading

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3 Issues for OER (adoption, copyright, funding)

//A few notes on the articles I selected from CloudWorks  // Adoption of OERs Wilson and McAndrew (2009) present  a small study of responses to OpenLearn from interviews and discussions with 6 academics drawn from 5 institutions in UK, South … Continue reading

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Spending ££ on OER Research

For me, the greatest promise of OER lies in its ability to give access to education in arenas where it would otherwise be unthinkable.  My first ideas would be to research: The effectiveness of OER to support or deliver learning … Continue reading

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Openness

Prezi on Openness In the spirit of experimentation I thought I’d have a go at using Prezi, so this is my first.  As an ardent mindmapper this looks promising, even if it may make you feel seasick! With thanks to … Continue reading

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