Science Interactive Group And Odigia: Science Labs And OER For Distance Ed

Dan Keckan

Top-level, distance education laboratory curriculum from Science Interactive Group will be featured in Odigia online learning platform and digital resource library.

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Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

This doesn’t mean that the traditional libraries have been left to settle a path for themselves. The traditional library still exists for most universities. However, there seems to be a change of preference as students want a library at any time of the day, from a place of their choice. Every day we encounter several online resources that are free to read, watch, or listen to.

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Productive Disruption: Kadenze’s Silver Lining in the Cloud

Kadenze

The first key obstacle to sharing resources and to prioritizing partnerships sits at the heart of the corporate university. Now teachers can curate a combination of digital delivery (from digital libraries holding materials from international experts) and in-person delivery.

Moving Microlearning to the Cloud

Ed App

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. The OER, on the other hand, refers to the course material that the learner is permitted to edit, reuse, revise and redistribute without having to pay a royalty fee to the author.

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Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

This doesn’t mean that the traditional libraries have been left to settle a path for themselves. The traditional library still exists for most universities. However, there seems to be a change of preference as students want a library at any time of the day, from a place of their choice. Every day we encounter several online resources that are free to read, watch, or listen to.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

Apart from rental services, these publishers can earn revenue through banner ads, and also by offering additional learning resources. If educational institutes start adopting OERs in classrooms, students will be able to save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on purchasing textbooks and rental subscriptions. Although rentals are a good option approved by educational institutes, OER is yet to be widely accepted by educational institutes.

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Why Open Content is Not Yet Adopted in the Workplace

Kapp Notes

A recently posted blog at the Huffington Post titled Are Open Educational Resources at the Tipping Point or the Tripping Point? A quick definition from the article: The term "open educational resources" was first adopted at UNESCO's 2002 Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware for Higher Education in Developing Countries funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. OERs include learning content as well as tools to create and share the content.

How Do Videos Improve K-12 Learning Outcomes?

Hurix Digital

Also Read: Advantages of using OER in K-12 Education. There are plenty of free resources such as BrainPop, TeacherTube, and YouTube, accessible via the internet, to do just that! . Improving K-12 learning outcomes is a major area of research in the education space.

#OEB13 Post Review

eLearning 24-7

One stop shop – this was not only on various learning platforms, but also with solutions such as course libraries – i.e. course marketplace sites and some e-learning tools. As for the SPOCS (the newest entry to the whole OER (Open educational resources) world) – I saw no mention of it. But I did hear mention of OER via attendees and a couple of vendors.

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Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

1 LMS for 2015 (surprise!) – gamification wrapped around strong feature set includes many of my next tier gamification feature sets including built-in badge library. One of the sessions I was in, was a blogger session which included Stephen Downes, a foremost expert on OER (Open Educational Resources). Stephen is really a sharp guy and in my opinion is one of the very few folks who has a finger on the pulse of OER, including MOOCs. Speaking.

Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo on EdTech

But how do they compete with resources like MOOCs and OERs that have made high quality course content from respected university professors available for free? When students started migrating towards used textbooks, rentals, MOOCs and OER due to the high prices of printed textbooks, it affected the revenues of traditional book publishers. Publishers must incorporate content libraries from the international market to increase their digital subscriber list.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] January 7-12, 2011 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, San Diego, California, USA. link] February 1-3, 2011 Information Online , 15 th , Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Conference and Exhibition, Sydney, Australia.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources. A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources - Rapid eLearning Blog , September 7, 2010 It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching the last quarter of 2010. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Unesco is inviting us to jointly discuss OER, so if you are interested, let yourself be heard!

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 12, 2012 Care and Preservation of Audiovisual Collections , organized by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. link] January 25-29, 2013 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA. Clayton R.