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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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Opening up Education: A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions

Opening up Education: A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions
 

Opening up Education: A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions

This framework proposes a wide definition of the term ‘open education’, which accommodates different uses, in order to promote transparency and a holistic approach to practice.

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Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation

Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation
 

Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation

The editors of the book have identified 15 case studies that document the developments since the 2012 Paris Declaration on OER from the lens of policy, costs and transformation. While national policy development and adoption have been modest, the case studies show the preliminary successes and pitfalls in changing mindsets from a copyright-only regime to a more flexible and open licence practice.

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OpenCases: Case Studies on Openness in Education

OpenCases: Case Studies on Openness in Education
 

OpenCases: Case Studies on Openness in Education

This report is the final outcome of the study OpenCases: case studies on openness in education. The study was carried out by the IPTS in collaboration with the University of Bath as part of the OpenEdu project.

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From Books to MOOCs?

From Books to MOOCs?
 

From Books to MOOCs?

Many EADTU members contributed to this publication 'From Books to MOOCs' based on a successful conference in Stockholm in 2015.

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The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria

The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria
 

The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria

Interesting article from our OpenupEd associate partner, NOUN on the possibilities for MOOCS in Nigeria and other develloping and emerging countries.

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