Entries tagged with "open"

Creating Content for the Ematrix

Creating Content for the Ematrix

Tue, July 09, 2013; 4:58:00 am

General Principles If you're intending to write some content for the Ematrix, please read the guidelines below to get the most out of the site. We've put together a few tips to help the process, and at the same time encourage best practice... [read the full entry]

Finding Open Educational Resources (OER)

Finding Open Educational Resources (OER)

Wed, June 12, 2013; 14:55:25 pm

Finding OERs Perhaps you want to liven up something you're a bit bored of teaching with some video, or use an animation somebody else has created, or adapt a lesson plan created by another lecturer in a different university? Maybe you want... [read the full entry]

Creative Commons Licensing

Creative Commons Licensing

Mon, June 10, 2013; 13:43:29 pm

What is Creative Commons? It is increasingly common to see online content such as images, videos, documents, audio files,  blog posts and more appearing with a little CC symbol. Creative Commons is the name of a non-profit organisation... [read the full entry]

‘Openness’ in education

‘Openness’ in education

Fri, June 07, 2013; 12:58:00 pm

What do we mean by 'open'? You might have heard or read recently about Open education, perhaps in relation to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Educational Resources (OER), the Academic Spring, Open Data or open source software... [read the full entry]

Making sense of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

Making sense of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

Tue, June 04, 2013; 15:02:00 pm

Entering the MOOC maze... There has been a huge amount of hype about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) recently, with some people arguing that they are set to revolutionise Higher Education, while others claim they are a flash in the pan and as... [read the full entry]