Put your knowledge of OER to work at Thomas Edison State College!

Our friends at Thomas Edison State College (one of our college credit pathways partners; learn more here and here), are looking for an Assessment Strategist for Open Courseware and Competency-Based Education. The person hired “will be responsible for exploring opportunities for developing assessments and granting credit in the emerging area of open educational resources, open courseware, […]

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Open Education Week – March 11-15!

Open Education Week kicks off starting Monday, with lots of events for all to enjoy online. For more information, including a schedule, go right to the source at www.openeducationweek.org. From this page, you can find a link for a mobile-optimized OEW schedule, as well as subscription links for all the popular calendars. Want more info […]

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School of Open launches Monday with Open Education Week!

An announcement* from our friends: The School of Open is launching beginning this Monday for Open Education Week, March 11-15. A community of volunteers from P2PU, Creative Commons, Open.Michigan, and Wikimedia will offer free online courses on copyright, CC licenses, Wikipedia, open science, open data, open video formats, and more. The main site has the digs on […]

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OER Bill Passed in São Paulo State Assembly (via Creative Commons)

Older news, but the first I’ve (consciously) heard of it: São Paulo Legislative Assembly Passes OER Bill (Creative Commons) This bill would make state-funded learning materials open and available for “copying, distribution, download and creation of derivative works.” Word is, the governor hasn’t signed the bill just yet, and it could, of course, still be vetoed. More […]

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