Announcing the Zx23 Project Grantees

Congratulations to the VCCS colleges selected to participate in the Zx23 Project. Each college will receive grant funds to support faculty and staff in building a Z-Degree at their respective institutions. You can click on the college abbreviation in the first column to see additional application details. See the Zx23 Project page for news and updates on grantees and other aspects of this groundbreaking project. There is still […]

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We’re open on Saturday: OpenVA 2.1

OpenVA has gone viral, with the first documented outbreak happening this Saturday from 10am-2pm on the William & Mary campus in Williamsburg, VA. There are still a few open spots left if you want to come. You can find the link to register and other important information on the OpenVA site,  http://openva.org. William & Mary graduate student Jamison Miller caught the OpenVA  bug during last […]

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What’s the (OER) Story Morning Glory?

This is not a request you get everyday: the creators of the OER World Map, a new project to “share information on behalf of the worldwide OER community, using local knowledge to describe the OER ecosystem” have extended an invitation to this community to share your OER story. From the website: We invite you to share your OER story with the community and tell others […]

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OpenVA 2.1: Powdered Wig Version

OpenVA is putting on its breeches and tri-cornered hat, hopping on its pony,  and heading to Williamsburg, VA. OpenVA is evolving from a centrally-organized, annual summit to more of an umbrella term for a collection of institution or group-sponsored gatherings focused on all forms of openness. This is a good thing, I think, and was the goal anyway, shared at the […]

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The 3rd Annual Open Textbook Summit is calling

The call for proposals is out for BCcampus’s 3rd Annual Open Textbook Summit. The summit will be held on May 28-29 in Vancouver, British Columbia. This is the same location as the Open Education Conference on November 18, 2015, which also has a call for proposals. Summit topics include: Faculty experiences adopting, adapting or creating open textbooks Student advocates and students who have […]

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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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It’s Open Education Week

Today is the kickoff of Open Education Week 2015, and there are a host of physical and virtual events planned to celebrate. This is a global movement so there are virtual events being offered from virtually everywhere: from Belarus to Uruguay. There is a full list of events on the Open Education Week website here. Pay close attention to the listed times of these events. Of […]

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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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