29 octobre 2016

Faculty: OER use could triple in the next 5 years

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. Open educational resources (OER) in higher education could triple in use as primary courseware in the next five years, according to a new survey of college and university faculty. More...

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28 octobre 2016

Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware

eCampus NewsBarnes & Noble Education, Inc., a contract operator of bookstores on college and university campuses across the United States and a provider of digital education services, announced the launch of Barnes & Noble Education Courseware to make it easier for faculty to use Open Educational Resources (OER). More...

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21 octobre 2016

Open Educational Resources Adopted Slowly, Report Shows

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A recently-released report from Cengage Learning has examined open educational resources (OER) within higher education, including who makes use of the resources and why, as well as what the future holds for OER. More...

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11 octobre 2016

La plateforme open data du Ministère fait peau neuve

Le secrétariat d'Etat chargé de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche organise le 11 octobre 2016 une matinée consacrée aux apports de la recherche pour un  gouvernement ouvert. A cette occasion, la plateforme d'exposition de donnés ouvertes sur l'enseignement supérieur, la recherche et l'innovation fait peau neuve. Son interface, plus lisible, facilite l'accès aux jeux de données. Voir l'article...

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09 octobre 2016

Acorns to oaks? British Columbia continues its progress with OERs

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy BCcampus has recently announced on its website the result of its 2016 grant allocations for the creation of open educational resources (OER). Altogether 12 institutions received grants through a combination of funding through the Hewlett Foundation and the provincial Ministry of Advanced Education. More...

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#EDENRW9 The increasing im-possibilities of justice and care in open distance learning

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. Paul Prinsloo (https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-prinsloo-226a8716) was looking particularly good this morning in his light blue jacket and his radiant presence. And what he said hit home! Really great presentation.
Liveblogging what he said here. (@14prinsp ) slides on slideshare (http://www.slideshare.net/prinsp/the-increasing-impossibilities-of-justice-and-care-in-open-distance-learning). Read more...

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About That Cengage OER Survey

By . Last month Cengage Learning released a white paper titled “Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape” where the headline called out expected increases in OER adoption. More...

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Does your faculty actually know what OER are?

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. The study, Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, attempts to discern the process faculty use to select educational materials used in their courses, and it focuses in part on OER awareness and use. More...

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08 octobre 2016

OER may triple in use as primary courseware within five years

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education have the potential to triple in use as primary courseware over the next five years, from 4 percent to 12 percent, according to a survey of more than 500 faculty by Cengage Learning. More...

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Rutgers libraries launch open and affordable textbook project

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Rutgers University has become the first of New Jersey’s institutions of higher education to formally take action against the rising cost of textbooks by launching the Open and Affordable Textbook Project (OAT). More...

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