Chris Jobling – My Open Story for #101openstories

Generously shared by @cpjobling As an engineer with a keen interest in software development and the web I suppose I come to “Open” with a philosophy formed from my exposure to the Open Source Software movement. I remember reading Raymond’s The Cathedral to the Bazaar, and being fascinated by Richard Stallman, the Gnu Project, and his idea of Copyleft introduced by the Gnu…

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How I Became an Open Educator

Shared by @jennihayman In sitting down to write this story, I had to reflect and think very hard about exactly how I arrived at here, an open practitioner-researcher, part of a global network of doctoral students, working as a Program Manger for a 45-institution online teaching and learning consortium called eCampusOntario in Ontario, Canada, and talking…

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My first babysteps into openness #101openstories

Generously Shared by Chrissi Nerantzi During #openeducationwk 2017 Penny (Australia), Vivianne (Brazil), Judith (Kenya), Jenni (Canada), Sujata (India) and I launched together the #101openstories project. We hope by the end of this year to collect and curate 101 such stories which show how individuals have become open learners, open practitioners or open researchers. The Open Education…

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Body Combat: Metaphor for Open Ed Practice & Critical Advocacy #OER17 #101openstories

Generously shared by crumphelen on April 1, 2017 Just wondering what’s body combat? Click here I’m really looking forward to attending #OER17 next week and participating in the conversation about openness in education, particularly as there’s an emphasis on critical perspectives. The conference theme is ‘The Politics of Open’. This couldn’t be better for me, as I’ve recently set my cap at doing…

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A Tale of Openness in Two Chapters

Generously shared by Viviane Vladimirschi By @vvladi  #101openstoriesteam I divide my professional history into two chapters. During the first chapter of my professional history, I taught intermediate and advanced ESL/EFL to Brazilian students and developed instructional material to supplement textbooks at a non-for profit bi-national organization in São Paulo, Brazil. This chapter of my professional history…

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Open By Accident

Generously shared with us by Frances Bell In 1996, I was lecturing in Information Systems in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at University of Salford.  A colleague ran a Lotus Notes Server (under his desk as I recall) that hosted a Student Information System – and I had an account on the server…

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