Tag Archives: Open Education

School of Webcraft Job Opening

The Mozilla Foundation has a job opening for a Program Manager over the School of Webcraft.

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OCWC Issues Awards

The OpenCourseWare Consortium has issued a press release announcing winners of Awards of OCW Excellence (ACE). From the press release:

The winners include the University of Sumatera Utara OpenCourseWare, the University of Michigan OERbit and the Universidad de Alicante OpenCourseWare.

CSCL Intro

Stian Haklev has a new post introducing CSCL, an open online course. From the post:

We have been planning this course for a very long time, and to see people sign up, begin to blog, engage with the readings (and each other), tweet, comment on the P2PU site etc, is very exciting and rewarding!

Defining Open Education

The website Techsual has a new post giving their own definition of open education. From the post:

I feel like people who are already professionals in their fields and already blogging, writing tutorials and making videos should be the teachers of the future. I think they’re the most qualified.

Thanks to superawesomenrd for the link.

Open Education Video Overview

YouTube user “educationopened” has posted a short one and a half minute video introducing open education. Thanks to yvideotweets for the link.

Flat World Knowledge Releases Customization Platform for Their Textbooks

Flat World Knowledge has issued a press release announcing a “Make It Your Own” textbook customization platform.

OCW Efforts in Higher Ed

Mark Jaycox has a new post providing an overview of recent OCW efforts in higher education. From the post:

The Open University plans to develop free, open courseware that will aide students in meeting prerequisite math courses. The program, called “Bridge to Success” (B2S), will use high-quality open educational material, like MIT’s Open Courseware, to combine multimedia content with traditional pre-algebra concepts.