Why Open Access?

Generously shared by Graham Steel from his McBlawg Why Open Access ? Here’s my personal story  (Re-posted from my now deceased blog, 13th October 2008)  I did re-post this to my WP blog a couple of years ago but it was worthy of an update. I decided to rewrite this post after receiving this tweet from…

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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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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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