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Making an Open Contribution


These days there’s no shortage of discussion about openness and learning. From MOOCs to open education resources and open academic journals, technology makes sharing easier than ever. The #edchat group recently asked, “do we as educators have a responsibility to share with other educators?” What does being an open educator mean to you? Join us with your questions, concerns, and recommendations about teaching and learning online and “in the open.”

This week’s read-aheads:

How Open Education is Changing the Texture of Content from Frank Catalano for MindShift

Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why we Should Care from Gerd Kortemeyer for EDUCAUSE Review Online

Browse the Open Education Resources from Creative Commons and MERLOT.org

5 Open Access Journals on Online Learning from OnlineCollege.org