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Methodical critique of OER: I should have read my email before last post

Tweet WordPress blogs have this QuickPress box that I never use, but I think you might find some value in Tony Bates’ OERs: the good, the bad and the ugly.  He went relatively light on criticism of OCWC.  Why not question less effective efforts?

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Fri, March 4 2011 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Health & medicine online open courses, with OCWC jumpstart

Tweet The Mission to Learn blog featured a guest post by Dena White entitled: Top 10 Free Health & Medical Open Courseware Collections.   One of the featured 10 is the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s OPENCOURSEWARE (OCW) project. I also discovered the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCWC) which received funding support by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. [...]

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Fri, March 4 2011 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Apple supports the open access world: AcademiX 2010

Tweet What are you doing on May 14th, 2010?   You don’t have to go anywhere, because MacLearning and Apple Computer are producing a one-day online conference transmitted from two academic venues:  AcademiX 2010: Learning in an open-access world.  No fee.  MacLearning will bring an excellent group of speakers into this program simultaneously at MIT and [...]

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Thu, April 22 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Open Content Courses for Medicine and Health

Tweet What is at the foundation of the open content movement for education?  A definition: The essence of an 4R framework described above is a very close cousin of the Creative Commons licensing movement, which has been providing free licenses  to mark creative work with legal permission (license) to share, remix, and distribute a broad array [...]

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Sun, April 11 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments