Four MOOCs to Rule Them All?

May 1, 2013 by

A recent graphic (‘Major Players in the MOOC Universe‘, pictured) from the Chronicle of Higher Education has caused a small stir, mainly by those who feel left out (*cough, cough*). Some others, though, took umbrage at the inclusion of Khan Academy as a “MOOC”. A glance at the comments reveals at least a few raised eyebrows in … Read More …

Great Physics Resources for Educators, Students, and the Just Simply Curious

March 1, 2013 by

Is Einstein’s theory of relativity still confusing to you? Do you want to explore physics in real-live action? Are you more of a visual learner who would like to see physics in motion? Well you’re in luck! Here are some resources to aid you in your physics travels. Helpful Videos Flash Animations for Physics (U. … Read More …

Monday Morning Digest: 3 A’s of Education

February 19, 2013 by

Good Morning and a belated Happy Presidents’ Day to those in the states! Have you ever heard of the 3 R’s? Well, this week we have the  3 A’s for Education: Access, Affordability and Accreditation. Education isn’t always fully available to all. Many times money can stand in the way, or even a lack of … Read More …

Great Astronomy Resources (For the Educator, Student, or Adventurer)

February 8, 2013 by

We research all kinds of materials…only some of which end up in one of our courses. Many resources are too good to keep hidden, so we’ll be presenting them here every Friday. Today’s a 10-for-1 deal…enjoy! As our world grows smaller and even more globalized, many people have looked to the stars and space to … Read More …

OER Newsletter – January 2013

January 14, 2013 by

We’re going to aim to have these out mid-month from here on out; as always, if you’ve got links that belong in one of the categories below (or if we’re foolishly missing a category), drop us a line! See the end for more info on the credits. Open License KA Lite [BY-NC-SA 2.0] Historically, network … Read More …