Open Educational Resources for Bullying and Mental Health (23 Things – Thing 12)

Thing 12 from 23 Things focuses on Open Educational Resources (OERs). For an educational resource to be Open, it needs to be “Open data and content can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone for any purpose” (The Open Definition). We were tasked with finding OERs that were relevant to Read more…

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Bonus Thing C

Have you or would you now consider creating and sharing any of your own materials as OER? The answer is NO. Mainly it’s because I do not consider myself an expert or professional in any way to be able to share any knowledge I have. Educational resources, in my opinion, requires specific and in-depth knowledge towards a…

Thing 12: Open Educational Resources

Sadly, on our Oped.Ed website, there were no related content in the business field or my specific area. But I found something interesting – Videos for international students. I remember that it was especially helpful for preparation to Edinburgh since I was at the other side of the Earth before the arrival. I think OERs open up…

things to create, curate, collate

Creating a curated collection is one of my favourite passtimes. Selecting items from a larger collection and  curating a subset for an exhibition or theme can amuse me for hours. Digital curation is Thing15 of our 23 Things. I do think this is one way in which discerning people can add value to the internet. …

hearing things

Many years ago in a galaxy far, far away Oxford University launched on ItunesU. Here’s the screenshot from BBC ceefax that night. Podcasts are Thing 14 of our 23Things and I am getting nostalgic again. Here’s a case study  by Terese Bird of how we approached podcasting at Oxford. And here’s the Oxford podcasts site …

things we can name

My choice of platform for Thing13 of our 23things is Media Hopper. You may wonder why Media Hopper is called Media Hopper. You will know the following definitions of hopper: hopper ( agric) :  a container for a loose bulk material. hopper ( minecraft ):  a block that can be used to catch item entities, …

Thing 12 – OERs

“Knowledge Sharing” by Ewa Rozkosz is licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY-SA 2.0. The SSSC Learning Technology team strongly believe in the principles of OER, and as such, has made much of its work available in formats which allow others to use the information to develop their own resources. It’s been licensed under a Creative Commons…

23 Things: Thing 13 Video

So here’s a thing…. (thing…get it?) …. although I consume as much online video as the next person I don’t actually produce a great deal, though there are plenty of embarrassing videos of me on YouTube from various conferences and events. Recently however I did have to produce a couple of videos.  The first was […]

people make things open

Thing 12 of our 23 things is OER. I talk a lot about OER. Last week I was talking about it in Barcelona,  this week I’m talking about it in Paris, in two weeks I’ll be in Berlin. I also write a bit about OER. On this blog and occasionally for case studies and articles.  …

23 Things: Thing 11 & 12 Copyright and OER

First of all a confession – I can get quite emotional about copyright and licensing :’} So emotional in fact that Jane Secker’s ALT Conference keynote Copyright and e-learning: understanding our privileges and freedoms  actually brought a wee tear to my eye.  You might think I’m making this up but it’s true, and the reason why is that […]