open education

Aseem Sharma writes that improving the state of education and making children better learners is a human endeavor. It requires understanding the behavior of children, what motivates them, and what demotivates them. Technology solutions based on open data can strengthen and fuel that human endeavor... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Oct 2014 by Aseem Sharma Feed
In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22 scheduled languages of India and has a literary heritage of more than 5,000 years. There are documents for more than 3,500 years, and the rest are... Read more
4 comments Posted 22 Oct 2014 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
Open door with open education and Moodle
In 2001, Moodle was launched as an online solution for educators to freely adopt as a tool to reach and engage students in the learning experience within their own websites. Today, Moodle’s design and evolution continues to achieve this goal as a free and open source learning platform with clear... Read more
7 comments Posted 6 Oct 2014 by Samantha Gartner Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code, open source home design, and more!
0 comments Posted 26 Sep 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
The director of Open Source Training tells the story of how he got away from traditional teaching and testing methods and found joy again in teaching with the open source way.
3 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Steve Burge Feed
Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and Guokr.com. These three parties co-hosted an Open Education Resources (OER) summer camp on Luxi Island off the coast of China. For Wenzhou Medical University, the summer camp had been a part of... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Jane Park Feed
An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.
0 comments Posted 17 Sep 2014 by Joshua Holm Feed
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In this interview, I spoke with Ned Batchelder of Open edX about his team who he says are working to make the platform "the best place to experiment with new ideas, and then share those ideas with other educators who can build on them and make their own improvements."
0 comments Posted 16 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.
7 comments Posted 15 Sep 2014 by Emiel Brok Feed
Moodle organizes data into courses for online and open learning. Learn how to create a course or quiz for your students in this step-by-step.
0 comments Posted 12 Sep 2014 by Nitish Tiwari Feed

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