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Open Education Week, March 11-15, 2013
March 11, 2013

Open Education Week 2013 starts today! Here's the announcement from the Open Courseware (OCW) Consortium , which organizes the event: The second annual Open Education week will…

Case Study 15: The Saylor.org Model
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Jennifer Shoop This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Introduction Saylor.org is an open-…

Open Education Week Starts Today
March 5, 2012

The first-ever “ Open Education Week ” starts today and runs through Friday, March 10. Launched by the Open Courseware Consortium with the participation of nearly 100 colleges, unive…

7 Things You Should Know About MOOCs
November 9, 2011

A massively open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to virtually any person —and as many of them—who wants to take the course. Course activities can be …

Open Courseware Initiatives and the Challenge of Sustainability
July 21, 2011

Taylor Walsh writes on behalf of Ithaka S+R. She is the author of Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities Are Opening Up Access to Their Courses (Princeton, N.J.: Princ…

New ELI 7 Things...Explores MOOCs
November 18, 2011

A massively open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to virtually any person—and as many of them—who wants to take the course. Course activities can be s…

Through the Open Door: Open Courses as Research, Learning, and Engagement
August 5, 2010

© 2010 Dave Cormier and George Siemens. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ). EDUCAUSE Revie…

Open Courseware in the Liberal Arts
March 23, 2010

Saint Michael's College thinks persuading its faculty to use free courseware from peer institutions could improve its liberal arts curriculum. …

'The World Is Open'
August 25, 2009

Author, Curtis J. Bonk, a professor of instructional systems technology at Indiana University, explains themes of new book about how technology and "open access" ideas are changing educ…

How Web-Savvy Edupunks Are Transforming American Higher Education
August 5, 2009

Author Anya Kamenetz, writes about how American higher education is transforming with free online courses, Wiki universities, and Facebook-style tutoring networks. …