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ET Collective #10

As Anna quite rightly predicted in her earlier blog, rain continues to plague Exeter. But on this wet and windy Wednesday the team at Exeter OER still have plenty to smile about. As the project gathers pace we took the opportunity to review where we are to date. The headlines:- – We have our full […]

Sustainability

I’ve been browsing an article by a Stephen Web (he also has an interesting blog) entitled Models for Sustainable Open Educational Resources. It is by a Stephen Downes and from: Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects Volume 3, 2007, see: http://ijklo.org/Volume3/IJKLOv3p029-044Downes.pdf. A very and useful competent article, though there are others that address similar […]

ET Collective #09

Ian has finished creating an internal blog where project members and academics can discuss the OER project openly. Access will be by invitation only and it is hoped that we will be able to gain a much greater understanding of academics’ comments and concerns if they know they are discussing them in a private forum. […]

ET Collective #08

The office continues to be quieter than usual while people are on holiday but progress is still being made. Anna has been talking to JISC Legal about paraphrasing and is currently working her way through their answers. She is also talking to JISC about the definition of ‘Educational Use’. JISC forwarded an international paper regarding […]

ET Collective #07: Publishing

A short catchup this week as a (downright fortunate) few of us have escaped to sunnier climes. Rich has been working on moving the website into the University’s new content management system and I have been marking up course material on eighteenth-century literature. I’ve also been communicating with JISC Legal about the grey area of […]