Archive for July, 2009

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The World According to Bonk … is Open

July 30, 2009

Open educators in need of inspiration should check out Curtis Bonk’s new book, The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education which will be available online for free soon.  Bonk gave a nod to CCCOER and the open courseware Sofia Project on his blog TravelinEdMan blog today.  Thanks Curt!

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30 Reasons for OER

July 4, 2009

This month’s featured article by Curtis Bonk in eLearn Magazine, The World is Open for a Reason: Make that 30 Reasons!, describes the many benefits of sharing open content, particularly in educational institutions.  The article includes a lengthy excerpt from Bonk’s upcoming ebook The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education which will be downloadable

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OER Foundation Launched

July 2, 2009

WikiEducator has launched its Open Educational Resources Foundation.  

“The OER Foundation will raise, administer and invest funds for the purpose of supporting the adoption and implementation of OER for the benefit of education institutions and the learner communities they serve.”  They welcome community feedback.

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