Free Learning

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche had a great post If learning was free that raises questions that need to be continually asked by learning and development around the issues of Free. Big publishers are having problems as the cost of distribution goes towards zero and as that brings along a ton of competition from the low end. How differentiated is the content that we produce from all of the Free Learning that's otherwise available? Total cost: zero.

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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. tags: openaccess , education , highered , e-learning , creativecommons , free. Global Education On a Dime: A Low-Cost Way to Connect | Edutopia. Mostly higher ed. Learning in the Webiverse: How Do You Grade a Conversation?

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Reading the tea Leaves in my tabs: Our ecosystem is Commodified

Mark Oehlert

OCW : . So we can move from education to training to means of production for either free or something that is so low cost as compared to what the cost would've been 5 or 10 years ago that the price appears at least to be trending to the free. . I read my browser tabs like tea leaves I think. I look across the top row there and I try to discern what the tabs are telling me. Is there something bubbling up? What's gaining heat or buzz?

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