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Contribution of AU's e-Lab initiative to Open Access and OER Development
All universities have labs where research and teaching are conducted, where the physical tools of research and teaching are stored, where people get together to talk about their work and their ideas, and where the results ...
Libraries Providing Learner Support: The Collaboration Connection
(University of Wisconsin Madison, 2007)
Collaboration is an essential component in providing learner support in the distance learning environment. It can be found in many different guises in academe, and may involve faculty, staff and librarians. This paper ...
Connecting with Geroge Siemens Part 1: Overview of Connectivism
Part 1 Discuses of basic concepts of Connectivism, the context in which the theory emerged and the implications and applications of the theory in teaching. regarding the future of Connectivism.
Sustainability Strategies For Open Educational Resources
Open Educational Resources (OER) often start as pilot projects initiated by early innovators in higher education institutions. Others are initiated by government. Frequently these projects receive some kind of start up ...
The Battle for Open
Open approaches in education have started to move into the mainstream, with the success of open access, MOOCs, and open scholarship approaches. After this initial success comes the period when the real direction of openness ...
Open education down under: Some national and institutional initiatives.
The Open Education movement is growing and gaining importance within the higher education landscape in many developing and developed nations. Unfortunately, this does not seem the case in Australia, as there is still a ...
The Campus Alberta Open Educational Resources Initiative
The Campus Alberta Open Educational Resources Initiative (AlbertaOER.com) aims to provide publicly funded post-secondary institutions in Alberta the opportunity to apply for funding to support the assembly, use, development, ...
Preparing for the Digital University
Large sectors of society are digitizing, resulting in changed practices in journalism, entertainment, and business in general. Higher education is not immune to these changes. Digitization processes are well underway and ...
Open Access Publication
Publication models for scholarly monographs, featuring the pioneering work of Athabasca University Press, Canada’s first open access press. Dr. Frits Pannekoek, president of Athabasca University, will discuss the vision ...
Open Educational Resources
The production, licensing, use and re-use of learning objects accessible through open access distribution will be the focus of this presentation. Noted author and scholar Dr. Rory McGreal will share his knowledge of the ...