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Open Note Databases & the Promise of the Memex

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Vannevar Bush’s Memex In 1945, Vannevar Bush wrote a now famous piece for The Atlantic called “As We May Think.” In it, he proposed the development of a machine called the Memex. This desk shaped machine would be able to display printed and handwritten texts and would be able to record notes made with a special […]
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A Tentative Toe Dip: #OpenLearning17

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I just found out about #OpenLearning17: A Connectivist MOOC for Faculty Collaboratives. Since I’m already on a quest to learn more about open education as I revise one of my primary courses, I figured I’d give it a whirl. To be quite honest, I have no idea what a faculty collaborative is :). It sounds […]
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Flopping Right On In To Open Learning 2017

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Not too sure what it’s all about exactly (yet), but I’m going to belly flop my way into Open Learning 17. Why? Because I see Laura Gogia, Gardner Campbell, Autumm Caines, Chuck Pearson, among others, are involved. That’s enough for me to give it a go. See you out there!
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Catching the Open eText Wave

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The latest round of projects funded by the Ontario government has been announced and we are excited to have six new projects funded in total. This latest call included a funding stream not available in previous years – a call for … Continue reading →
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#openlearning

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Seems there will be a “cMOOC” about this.   cMOOC being an open course that’s focused on ‘connectivity,’ somehow.  We’ll see.  The syllabus is pretty dry and academic, going through the history of ‘open.’   Guess my main beef with the ‘open’ community is that it’s so imbued with academic culture, as in “let me […]
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Toward Open and Liberal Learning?

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Reading “Fifty Shades of Open” by Jeffrey Pomerantz and Robin Peek in First Monday http://firstmonday.org/article/view/6360/5460 one considers the parallel between the growth of fan fiction and the growth of *open* across the array of meanings the word carries.  It is a tempting if baffling parallel.  Wondering how to grasp a meaning of *open,* I thought of […]
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Open Learning MOOC

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First Post

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This is my first post for Open Learning.  I’ve created a blog and am now linking my posts by a feed to the Open Learning collectivist MOOC.  This cMOOC is an  experiment organized by the Virginia Open Learning initiative as part of a project with the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U; www.aacu.org).  The easy way to understand:  This […]
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What does “Open” Mean?

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I've been intrigued by the idea of open educational resources for a while now. Since I'll likely be switching to an open-access textbook as part of this process, I'd like to learn more about the open educational movement in general. I've enrolled in the Becoming an Open Educator course created by Open Educational Practices in […]
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eCampus Ontario Open Learning Modules

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We have added 6 new sets of shareable learning modules on our Open UToronto website. These projects were funded through the MTCU Shared Online Course fund. Each consists of a set of shared curriculum resources that can be re-used in multiple … Continue reading →
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