26 juin 2016

New Hampshire System Plans Open Education Push

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The University System of New Hampshire is launching a yearlong open education initiative to promote affordable textbooks, collaboration and open-access publishing. Read more...

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'Open Source' Employee Training

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. As more companies expand tuition assistance benefits, Amazon says its model -- which focuses on "high-demand" fields -- is the one they should follow. Read more...

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Scaling Up OER

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. New initiatives at university systems show the maturation of efforts to increase the use of open educational resources. Read more...

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25 juin 2016

The Quiet and Careful Revolution of OER

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. It has the capacity to revolutionize the generally accepted model of higher education along with the entire way students learn. It could be one of the most significant advances in teaching since the blackboard, yet few fully understand it and even fewer know how they might apply it. More...

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14 juin 2016

Safe and Open Higher Education conference, 20 June, Rotterdam (Netherlands)

Under the title “Safe and Open Higher Education”, the conference will serve as a follow-up to the Paris Declaration. Participants will discuss which further efforts are necessary for safe and open higher education institutions and present concrete actions and tools. During the event, a common position on safety and security will be presented and discussed from a European perspective. More...

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07 juin 2016

Université d’été du développement de logiciel libre et open source du 6 au 8 juillet à Digne-les-Bains

http://alternatives-economiques.fr/blogs/abherve/files/abherve.jpgSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. L’Université d’été du développement de logiciel libre et open source {UDOS}, se déroulera du 6 au 8 juillet à Digne-les-Bains, dans les Alpes de Haut-Provence. Suite...

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04 juin 2016

UC Davis, Sakai, and Open Source

By . Phil has been a busy boy, putting out two pieces about some Blackboard research that had gotten some negative responses and two more on a horrifically bad LMS outage for UC Davis and other universities using support vendor Scriba. More...

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03 juin 2016

Diffusion of Innovations Approach to the Evaluation of Learning Management System Usage in an Open Distance Learning Institution

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningAcademic institutions such as the University of South Africa (Unisa) are using information and communication technology (ICT) in order to conduct their daily primary operations, which are teaching and learning. Unisa is the only distance learning university in South Africa and also in Africa. Unisa currently has the highest number of students on the continent of Africa. More...

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Identifying Tensions in the Use of Open Licenses in OER Repositories

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningWe present an analysis of 50 repositories for educational content conducted through an "audit system" that helped us classify these repositories, their software systems, promoters, and how they communicated their licensing practices. We randomly accessed five resources from each repository to investigate the alignment of licensing information between the resources themselves, metadata pages and overall site policies. More...

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02 juin 2016

IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 17, No 3 (2016)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents


Editorial - Volume 17, Issue Number 3
Dianne Conrad

Research Articles

Mete Akcaoglu, Eunbae Lee
Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, Jillian Wendt, Mervyn Whighting, Deanna Nisbet
Stefan Stenbom, Malin Jansson, Annelie Hulkko
Sunnie Lee Watson, William R Watson, Jennifer Richardson, Jamie Loizzo
Engin Kursun
Johan Loeckx
Tel Amiel, Tiago Chagas Soares
Betul Czerkawski
Colin Madland, Griff Richards
Yin Zhang, Samuel Chu
Hajar Ghadirian, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub, Kamariah Binti Abu Bakar, Maryam Hassanzadeh
Omid Noroozi, Simon McAlister, Martin Mulder
Jered Borup
Michael Corry
Cathy Cavanaugh, Jace Hargis, John Mayberry
Harun Cigdem, Mustafa Ozturk
Peter Mkhize, Emmanuel Samuel Mtsweni, Portia Buthelezi
Zamzami Zainuddin, Siti Hajar Halili
George Lukoye Makokha, Dorothy Nduko Mutisya
Naghmeh Aghaee, William Byron Jobe, Thashmee Karunaratne, Åsa Smedberg, Henrik Hansson, Matti Tedre

Book Notes

Doing Q Methodological Research: Theory, Method and Interpretation
Liwen Chen

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