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Digital Education: Out to the World and Back to the Campus

Digital Education: Out to the World and Back to the Campus
 

Digital Education: Out to the World and Back to the Campus

Proceedings of research and experience papers of the 5th European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit: EMOOCs 2017 are available at Springer. Proceeding of work in progress and policy papers are available separately.

Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation (2)

 

Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation (2)

This UNESCO-COL joint publication brings together examples of OER policy development and implementation in various countries where the two organisations are active. This is particularly significant in the context of the need for collaborative engagements to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 and the targets outlined in Education 2030: Framework for Action.

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MOOC Quality: The Need for New Measures

 

MOOC Quality: The Need for New Measures

MOOCs are re-operationalising traditional concepts in education. While they draw on elements of existing educational and learning models, they represent a new approach to instruction and learning. The challenges MOOCs present to traditional education models have important implications for approaching and assessing quality. This paper foregrounds some of the tensions surrounding notions of quality, as well as the need for new ways of thinking about and approaching quality in MOOCs.

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Global Open Policy Report 2016

Global Open Policy Report 2016
 

Global Open Policy Report 2016

We need to work to develop smart, forward-looking public policies that flip the default from a closed, proprietary system to an open, participatory and collaborative one.
There have already been some interesting and impactful policy changes, as will be explored more in this report. But we have a long way to go.

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Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape

Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape
 

Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape

Who’s using OER, who’s not, and why? Where is OER headed and do educational content
providers fit into the picture? Out of primary and secondary research conducted by
Cengage Learning in early 2016, a view emerged of the evolving OER landscape.

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MOOCs and Open Educational Resources

MOOCs and Open Educational Resources
 

MOOCs and Open Educational Resources

MOOCs and Open Educational Resources: A Handbook for Educators is being made available for university faculty, educators, and educational producers involved in producing online courses. The guide is a step-by-step manual to how to produce and distribute educational video content under the freest of licenses, with an emphasis on Creative Commons. The Handbook situates educational video production in the context of more than 100 years of moving-image work at universities and beyond.

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Opening the Textbook: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16

Opening the Textbook: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16
 

Opening the Textbook: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16

Awareness of open educational resources (OER) among U.S. higher education teaching faculty has improved, but still remains less than a majority, according to this new report.

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