We Love Resources: the Digital Public Library of America

Perhaps you’ve heard of WorldCat, which is, in brief, “the world’s largest network of library content and services” — but to folks like you and me, that means that we can search across many different library collections for a particular holding. It’s fun, it’s convenient, and it helped Yours Truly solve an Advanced Power Searching with […]

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Response to Michael Cusumano – “Are the Costs of ‘Free’ Too High in Online Education?”

This post is by Sarah Foregger, Ph.D., a consultant for the Saylor Foundation in the Communication discipline. Dr. Foregger taught for several years at the University of San Diego and has worked in consulting since 2012. By Sarah Foregger, Ph.D. “We need not fear that democratizing knowledge will cheapen its worth.” In an article published […]

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Great Philosophy Resources For the Educator, Student, or Just Simply Curious

What is the Good? What is a truly ethical solution to a certain problem? How does all that logic really make sense? Here are some great sources and tools that can help educators, students, or the simply curious think big. Resources Philosophy Pages (Garth Kemerling) This reference site has many great features to help you in […]

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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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