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Reflection and Assessment

In this grand finale for Open Learning ’17, four members of the Virginia Faculty Collaboratives Steering Committee (Beverly Covington, Steve Greenlaw, Amy Nelson, and Gardner Campbell) discuss lessons learned as well as connections between Open Learning ’17 and the projects currently underway or planned in the other nine Faculty Collaboratives states. A little past the […]

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Who is in the Open Learning ’17 community?

Where is our community? This Google map shows the locations of everyone who has registered a blog site at http://openlearninghub.net. The map above will update over time, so be sure to check back. Here’s where we were on the afternoon of the first day: [Post by Steve Greenlaw, and lightly edited for the Hub by […]

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