Open Educational Practices

Open Learning – Sharing and Openness

“Open Educational Practices” by oeps.scotland is licensed under CC BY 2.0   Topic 2 of ONL introduced a bunch of acronyms: OEP, OER, PLE, PLN. These acronyms are linked by the topics we had to consider: open education and sharing. Here are some definitions of these acronyms: OEP, open educational practices, are concerned with promoting and supporting equity and openness in education.OER, open educational resources, are openly licencedContinue reading “Open Learning – Sharing and Openness”

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Topic 2: Going open

Openness is everywhere today, as exemplified by all the free content on different social media platforms. Openness is also supposed to be something obvious in educational settings. Openness has a long history, as classical teaching in the physical room is open, at least at our university. But in a digital setting, this openness is not … Continue reading Topic 2: Going open

Four open practices of OER use into curriculum

Topic 2 – To MOOC or not to MOOC

Integrating MOOCS in traditionally taught courses The first acquaintance I had with open and online educational resources (OER) dates back years ago in the form of a MOOC. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses (Bralic & Divjak, 2018). MOOCs are online courses open to all who have access to an internet connection and are […]

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Obstacles and possibilities with open learning

During the two weeks of topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness, my group and I have had interesting discussions about the possibilities and dangers with open resources. Most of us believe that openness is very positive, as you can take part of many kinds of different open resources; education, articles, books, illustrations, codes … Continue reading Obstacles and possibilities with open learning

OPEN LEARNING – sharing and openness (Topic 2)

During these last weeks I have been overwhelmed by the mass of shared feelings, ideas, tools and experiences on the ONL192 blogs. I have only just begun reading and taking part and is finding it totally wonderful (and a bit stressful). Besides from discussing different definitions of open education/open pedagogy/open resources we have been focusing […]

10 Dimensions of Open Education by European Union 2016

Open Learning – sharing and openness

“The underlying forces driving the development of open education are the basic human needs to learn and grew throughout every stage of life.” P. Blessinger and J. P. Anchan (2015) Open Education has accompanied me in my professional environment for several years. We deal mainly with conceptional and practical aspects of creating, sharing, and reusing […]

I’m all for open education, so why is it so difficult to make my own courses open?

Picture by opensource.com Open educational resources (OER) are “teaching, learning, and research resources that, through permissions granted by the copyright holder, allow others to use, distribute, keep, or make changes to them.” (BCcampus Open Education Self-Publishing Guide). In principle, I support opening education and can immediately think about the various benefits that it offers. However, […]