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Journal of Information Literacy – June version free to download

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We are delighted to announce that the June issue of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published and is free to read and download at https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/. This issue includes peer-reviewed articles on the use of the Philosophy for Children method in library programming in ‘Shaking up story time’; research into ‘What academics really think about… Read more »

Open Education: sharing 30,000 high resolution images using CCO…

Please note and share this excellent news widely… ++++ Greetings Open Education Friends:   Good news!   Creative Commons worked with the Cleveland Museum of Art to dedicate 30,000 high resolution images into the public domain using CC0. Site: http://www.clevelandart.org/open-access Article: https://www.cleveland.com/expo/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/01/fe82a74cbf1054/cleveland-museum-of-art-launches-nextgeneration-open-access-to-artworks-and-data-online-.html Blog: https://creativecommons.org/2019/01/23/cleveland-museum/ Tweets: https://twitter.com/creativecommons/status/1088079123963088896 https://twitter.com/ClevelandArt/status/1088081616059228161 Enjoy,   Cable   — Cable Green, PhD Director of Open Education… Read more »

Open Access book – International Perspectives in HE

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Open Access is a great way to collaboate and share knowledge across the globe. Our CEL friend and supporter, Dr Viv Rolfe was instrumental in getting this book underway. please do share, download, or even pay! https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/531/open-education–international-perspectives-in-higher-education Apologies for cross posting Open Education provides a great mix of research and authentic application of “open” in… Read more »

Open online seminar series: new for 2019

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Apologies for cross posting, but teams thinking about curriculum development may find these of interest. These are faciliatated by top TEL researchers and digital ‘do-ers!’ ====== Link to original blog post: http://teachcom.myblog.arts.ac.uk Information: This open online seminar series from UAL …The series is exploring open and creative approaches to teaching and learning. It’s an ultra-low… Read more »

Future Teacher Talk: Getting savvy with digital tools and resources – 1pm Thursday 25th October

Interested in tech? ALT are hosting a series of webinars The registration for our next Future Teacher webinar entitled Getting savvy with digital tools and resources is now available via our usual FT Talks resource https://xot.futureteacher.eu/play.php?template_id=4 The session summary is as follows: There are a wide range of excellent tools – many free – that… Read more »

Reflections from the OER18 Conference

Myself and two colleagues (Liz Falconer and Denyse King) attended the OER18 Conference Yesterday.  They presented two case studies (VR Avebury, and VR Healthcare) and illustrated how VR (virtual reality) brings unique considerations for open access.  For example, considerations about whether settings, avatars, props etc are available to others; and indeed, the point that OE-VR… Read more »

#OER 2018 Invitation: Friday 9th March at 1pm (UK) time for the #OER18 Preview webinar where we will be joined by the keynote speakers.

Please see below ==== An invitation and preview of the #OER2018 conference Please join us on Friday 9th March at 1pm (UK) time for the #OER18 Preview webinar where we will be joined by the keynote speakers. “This Open Ed Sig webinar gives you the opportunity to meet one of the keynotes from the conference, Lorna… Read more »

Pedagogies and contexts in which textbooksare used – please support this research by taking the survey

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Collageus, can you assist with a survey re textbooks? Please read on… ==== I’m part of a project looking at the use of textbooks in teaching, and I’m inviting you to participate in a survey to help us gain further understanding of the pedagogies and contexts in which textbooks are used. This survey is for… Read more »

Opportunities to engage with Open Education

Greetings Open Education Colleagues: In early 2017, the Creative Commons Global Network (CCGN) completed a consultation process of renewing and reorganizing itself to support a strong and growing global movement. The year-long process resulted in the CCGN Global Network Strategy. Part of the new strategy is to establish defined areas of focus, or “platforms,” which… Read more »

Free online 4 week Open, Flexible and Social Learning Course

Colleagues, an invitation form the wonderful Chrissi Nerantzi (ALT Learning Technologist of the Year 2017) to join her four week course – see below for full details.   =============== Dear friends, We would like to bring to your attention a new iteration of the open course Flexible, Open and Social Learning or short FOS. Over four… Read more »