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What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

As Brian Lamb said recently at the Open Educational Resources Symposium, it seems perverse to hoard knowledge in any form, particularly in the light of the current economic crisis. We should make our knowledge freely available to anyone who wants to read it using free and open services.

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Four game changers

Learning with e's

He requested a meeting with me after reading my blog reportage of his speech. He has shown that providing disadvantaged young people with the appropriate tools for learning will transform them into eager and receptive learners. OER computer games social media OLPC

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Moving Microlearning to the Cloud

Ed App

Mobile learning in massive open online courses (MOOC) is different from the traditional forms of learning as it is fragmented and heavily-dependant on collaboration. Microlearning through open educational resources (OERs) is one of the facets of learning that is fast gaining traction among people. The focus of this system is to deliver customized OERs as microlearning nuggets to satisfy the real-time needs of learners.

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simpleshow foundation Sustainable Development Explainer Video Contest


simpleshow foundation, a non-profit organization that supports free knowledge in the form of open education resources (OER) is going strong! simpleshow foundation uses the tool for creating videos on social topics, with the help of volunteer authors and video creators.

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Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

TechSmith Camtasia

Author Simon Sinek’s popular Ted Talk would have us start with this question. According to Rogers and sociologists Dimaggaio and Powell , the decision is either made by choice, collectively (because everyone else is doing it), or because an authority makes them.

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To Flip or Not to Flip Your Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

As I use open educational resource (OER) materials, I can easily edit the textbook as needed to accommodate student misconceptions or often will just make a short video and post it online. About the Author. To Flip or Not to Flip: The Only Question Should Be When!

Daily Bookmarks 06/19/2008

Experiencing eLearning

ZaidLearn: University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE! Huge directory of links to free educational resources–open courseware, open educational resources, and general resources. Principles for assessing online discussions and other conversations (blogs, chat, etc.) Writing for asynchronous discussion isn’t the same as writing an essay, and the author argues that students who simply post essays to the discussion board should receive good grades.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Prediction #1 => Hacking Work At this time last year, I did my series Tool Set 2009. I actually think this is some of the most valuable stuff on my blog, and I believe that most knowledge workers are not really taking advantage of this at the level they should.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog. Voice-Over in eLearning - The Learning Circuits Blog , September 1, 2010 Over the past couple of months, Dr. Joel Harband has been teaching me all about Using Text-to-Speech in eLearning. concerning OER. N2growth Blog. Subject Title Author.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Technology , March 9, 2010 As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I’m exploring whether Open Content can be used by for-profit companies. However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. And every so often, some great software comes along that saves time and frustration and can be downloaded for free. OER (9).

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

Blog powered by TypePad. From Mashable comes this post on " 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools " TouchGraph offers a search/data visualization product that reminds me of Search Crystal. Smashing Magazine offers this look at " Data Visualization: Modern Approaches " I saw this post about Jing on Beth Kanters blog , Stephen also found Jing and tries it out a bit, looks like a very slick/easy way to capture and share screen grabs etc. Authority?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. Clayton R.