Posts Tagged: oer

Writing For Change: Pre-Course Survey

Pic: Nomadic Lass on Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Are you participating in Peer to Peer University’s (P2PU) Writing for Change course? Did you recently complete a pre-course survey? Curious as to what the survey was about or what the findings were? Well, read on! First, the survey was conducted by the OER Research Hub in collaboration with P2PU. Who are the OER Research Hub? Well,…

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Help P2PU School of Open go to the Mozilla Festival in October!

This is just a quick note to say that several School of Open community members in collaboration with extended communities from Mozilla, Wikimedia, the Open Knowledge Foundation and more are currently pitching the following sessions for the 2013 Mozilla Festival. Help get them on the Festival schedule by voting up the ones you like (or…

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School of Open, Rrround 2! Sign-up is now open

soo round 2 kindergarten

Miss Boyer’s Kindergarten Class, 1917 UA Archives | Upper Arlington History / No known copyright restrictions The School of Open is offering its second round of facilitated courses! Starting today, you can sign up for 7 courses during a two week period; sign-up closes 4 August (Sunday) and courses start on or after 5 August…

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Step Into Our Lab: What Have Our Researchers Found?

Course organizers can use this space to explain the course and invite new learners to participate in the first module.

We’ve launched several experiments in the future of learning–several iterations of Badges, scalable experiences like the Mechanical MOOC, and itself. On the flipside of these exciting initiatives, we’ve been working with researchers to unearth trends and successes amongst these projects. As we consider our policy to release our data to researchers, we wanted to…

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Welcome to the School of Open, Class of 2013

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Happy Open Education Week! We are happy to announce that the School of Open community has launched its first set of courses… The Library of Congress / No known copyright restrictions Sign up for these facilitated courses this week (sign-up will remain open through Sunday, March 17). These courses will start the week of March…

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School of Open will launch during Open Education Week


As promised, the School of Open is launching its first set of courses during Open Education Week, March 11-15, 2013. This means that all facilitated courses will open for sign-up that week, and all stand-alone courses will be ready to take then or anytime thereafter. The School of Open is a community of volunteers developing…

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School of Open returns to Berlin for a workshop with Wikimedia Germany


Wikimedia Office in Berlin / Hari Prasad Nadig / CC BY-SA On March 2nd, the Creative Commons & P2PU School of Open will join forces with Wikimedia at the Wikimedia Germany offices in Berlin! As part of Open Education Week, CC Germany and Wikimedia Germany are kicking things off early with a workshop to introduce…

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School of Open: Highlights from the Class of 2012

class of 2012

Class of 2012 by P2PU / CC BY-SA (See all Class of 2012 workshop participants) It’s been an exciting year for School of Open, from the P2PU residency in Berlin, to the curriculum building meeting in Palo Alto, to the various course building workshops we ran in Helsinki, London, Mexico City, Berlin, and more. Our…

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Open.Michigan leads real world School of Open class

Victoria Lungu Leading a School of Open Challenge / Open.Michigan / CC BY Last Friday, Open.Michigan helped a group of students get Creative Commons savvy in an offline version of the School of Open’s “Get CC Savvy” challenge, a course originally designed for independent online learners. For those yet unaware, the School of Open is…

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School of Open Virtual Sprint: How you can participate

Thanks for saving the date for the first School of Open Virtual Sprint, set to take place next Tuesday, 24 July from 2:00-5:00pm Berlin time (UTC/GMT+1). We’ve further fleshed out how it will all go down. LSE Sports Day, Malden Sports Ground, c1920s / LSE Library / No known copyright restrictions Before the Sprint Join…

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