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A guide to free and open source education

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Nearly every week, if not every day, there are more and more open source and open educational resources available and accessible to us. It's...Read more

Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks

Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks
Forty years ago, John Holt wondered whether an educational revolution as profound as open education could survive unless it became part of a wider...Read more

How open educational resources from pre-K to 12th grade present accessibility problems

Open educational resources
Digital technology and open educational resources have enormous potential and power with young children. For parents of special needs children,...Read more

$25,000 prize: "Why Open Education Matters" video competition

$25,000 prize: "Why Open Education Matters" video competition
Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Foundations are offering up to $25,000 in cash prizes to "the best short...Read more

Designing aesthetically pleasing Moodle courses

Designing aesthetically pleasing Moodle courses
When you’re working online and you access a text heavy web-page that scrolls for 5 pages, what is your initial reaction? To most of us, a text-heavy...Read more

Open education news roundup: The impact of poverty, why one teacher hates paper, and a Stanford education (anywhere)

If you've ever wished you could afford a Stanford University course--or just this semester's textbooks for community college, we have some...Read more

The Open Course Library launches today with a vision for better open courseware

The Open Course Library launches today with a vision for better open courseware
Today the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) is launching The Open Course Library , a resource of open course...Read more

Is licensing really the most important question for OER?

Open education resources
Ahrash Bissell, project manager for the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education and former executive director of ccLearn (the education...Read more