Advantages of using OER in K-12 Education

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What Are Open Educational Resources (OER)? Open educational resources or OER are teaching, research, and learning resources that are available in the public domain for free use. Benefits of OER for K-12 Education. K-12 OER Open Educational Resources

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Open all hours #EDEN15

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The open source movement emerged, with an emphasis on efficiency, and on the rights to use and modify software and tools. We are now at the stage where at least 50% of academics have published in open access journals (Stats from Wiley), an there is a growth in Open Educational Resources including OER Commons , with many universities now providing free content. Ultimately, said Weller, the concept of openness allows us to be more creative and to take more risks.

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

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Some publishers, particularly those running open access journals, are reversing the business model - and offering all contents free to any reader online, whilst the authors pay to have their work published. Some are turning their back completely on the hard nosed, monetizing operation that is global publishing, and are instead using free tools such as blogs and other social media services to publish their work. Academic publishing is changing.

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It was great to meet and talk with some very creative and inspirational people during my travels in 2011. He has shown that providing disadvantaged young people with the appropriate tools for learning will transform them into eager and receptive learners. To help achieve this vision, Mackintosh is setting up the OER University and is evangelistic in his elucidation of this concept. OER computer games social media OLPC

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simpleshow foundation Sustainable Development Explainer Video Contest

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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. The videos are published under the free subscription plan and creative commons license, so that everyone can use them freely.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

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Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning? However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. Great FREE Software Downloads - The eLearning Coach , March 8, 2010 I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. Every project requires a different set of tools. OER (9).