Open Education Week: Monday Events

Monday March 9, 2015 A Discussion on Open Pedagogy http://open.bccampus.ca/2015/02/06/open-webinars-for-open-education-week/%20 2:00 PM Sustainability Strategies For Open Educational Resources https://connect.athabascau.ca/oew2015/ 3:00 PM Recursos Educacionais Abertos no Brasil https://plus.google.com/events/cn608m2u2eorohqnre6f7cfj3oc 6:30 PM Stop Believing in Magic: Business Models for Open Education https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/636658645%20 7:00 PM

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OpenEd 2015: Call for proposals

The call for proposals for the Open Education 2015 Conference has been released. You can find the details on the conference website at http://openedconference.org/2015/. The 2015 conference will be held at BCcampus in beautiful–no, really, exquisitely beautiful–Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. It’s a long haul, for sure, but worth it, both for the amazing conference and the gorgeous conference city.

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The Digital Revolution Will Be Livestreamed

The Textbook Costs and Digital Learning Resources (TCDLR) Committee released this final report a few weeks ago at the last meeting of the Reengineering Task Force. I co-chaired the committee with the wonderful Dr. Mark Estepp, President of Southwest Virginia Community College. The committee was charged with the following tasks: examine VCCS administrative practices and policies that unnecessarily add to the cost […]

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Autodesk OER Bonanza

Autodesk, the maker of a number of popular 3D design software titles, just announced that the company has adopted Creative Commons licensing for its learning materials, opening up over 20,000 pages of documentation, 70 videos, and 140 asset files for reuse, redistribution, revision, and remixing. The newly licensed materials include online help documentation for many Autodesk products, including embedded images […]

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