Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

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One of the areas that always gain interest and usage are open source systems, that is to say, free open source code (some are not), to which any organization, company, educational setting, government and so forth can build their own system (often noted as home-grown) and do what they wish with it.

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Martin Weller's keynote presentation at EDEN 2015 Conference was entitled 'The battle for open.' A professor of educational technology at the British Open University, he has been an advocate of openness in education for many years, but he expresses doubts over the outcome of the battle. His latest book , also entitled 'The battle for open' carries the strapline 'how openness has won and why it doesn't feel like a victory'.

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Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

Experiencing eLearning

Local historical societies, museums, or unemployment services offices may be interested in your volunteer work, as might an open source project looking to educate people about their application. Sites like OER Commons and e-learningforkids.org accept content, so you could create something and have it used by real people.

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Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

Use Open Source eBooks. 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. The teachers can customize an OER and include modules that they feel would benefit the students.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive? As long as there’s a spirit of openness to alternative solutions then we can collectively help the organization move forward.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

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10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Or, if you are in Dr. Scratch Computer vs. Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including commercial ventures. opened with a piece on the importance of Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose, followed by a quick Curatr demo. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. concerning OER.

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. link] January 21-22, 2013 Asia Regional OpenCourseWare and Open Education Conference (AROOC): Open Education en Route to Conceptual Society, organized by the Thailand University Project, Bangkok, Thailand. Clayton R.