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#ONL212 Open Learning – Sharing and Openness

In the week of 18 to 31 October, we discuss the sharing and openness in open learning for the ONL 212. We started with the definition of the openness. There may be several definitions in the existing publication. It included ““It also draws upon open technologies that facilitate collaborative, flexible learning and the open sharing […]

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Topic 2: Openness – enabler for new learners?

As the digitalization spreads and mobile phones are more common than access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa, also the opportunity for learning exploades (The Economist, 2017). One of the Sustainable Development goals number 4 and specifically the target 4.4 states that we should, “By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have … Continue reading “Topic 2: Openness – enabler for new learners?”

Topic 2: Openness and sharing (in relation to accessibility and possibility)

During this past week we have explored Topic 2: Open Learning – Sharing and Openness, and started to discuss and reflect upon a plethora of things. What does openness mean? Open as in uncensored, open as in putting material or resources out there for anyone and anywhere to find, or open as in answering questionsContinue reading “Topic 2: Openness and sharing (in relation to accessibility and possibility)”

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Practical Tools for Sharing

Creative Commons Creative Commons licenses simplify and standardize the process of granting permission for others to use creative works. As a creator, this is useful for defining how you would like others to be able to use your work and enabling them to do so relatively easily. As someone looking to reuse the work of […]

Sharing and openness

One of the features that attracts me to open online learning is the democratisation of knowledge. Science and scientific knowledge is one of the main achievements that makes us humans: from the invention of fire to the development of vaccines. Knowledg…

Open Minds

I must admit that the talk by Maha Bali opened up several avenues of thought for me concerning open education. Previously my perception of open education was perhaps somewhat naive and oversimplified – to me, it was mainly a matter of cost. Textbooks, case studies, reference books and other teaching materials can be a heavyContinue reading “Open Minds”