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Open Options

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This week I learned how little I actually know about Open Access.  However, with all its pros and cons, I firmly believe that Open Access is the way of the future for research. Last week we talked about the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.  One of the frames is Scholarship as Conversation.  […]
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The Internet and Higher Education

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This week in #openlearning18 we are pondering the question: What is the most important thing that learners should know about the internet and the World Wide Web.  I thing the most important thing to keep in mind is that they are simply tools.   However, as with any tool, there can be many ways to … <a href="https://lifeoflearning436424540.wordpress.com/2018/02/24/the-internet-and-higher-education/">Continue reading <span>The Internet and Higher Education</span></a>
This week in #openlearning18 we are pondering the question: What is the most important thing that learners should know about the internet and the World Wide Web.  I thing the most important thing to keep in mind is that they are simply tools.   However, as with any tool, there can be many ways to […]
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Open Education and Learning

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One thing the readings this week made clear about Open Education was that we can have all the openness imaginable, but without knowing how to navigate and use these sources and tools, there really is no education.  If you give someone a car, it does not help them get to where they want to go […]
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What I Want to Learn: #OpenLearning18

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  ”Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.” – Ben Franklin   I am excited to be involved with #OpenLearning18 because it offers the experience of sharing ideas with likeminded individuals who are interested in improving learning. What I want to know is how others are incorporating […]
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My First Blog Post Ever

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Welcome to A Life of Learning and my first ever blog post! I am starting this blog because I am preparing to participate in #OpenLearing18 and thus I am trying to be more…open. Being a private person, there is a big part of me that would prefer to simply stay off the grid, and up […]
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