Things Open

Generously shared by @greeneterry How did I become involved in things open? Funny you should ask because I’ve been asked to contribute to www.101openstories.org to tell my Open Education origin story. I’ll be on a live video call on that site on July 27th telling this story. If my past video experience can predict the outcome…

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Dr. Nicola Pallitt’s Story…

Generously shared by @nicolapallitt Lecturer, Centre for Innovation in Learning & Teaching (CILT) at The University of Cape Town, South Africa My scholarly career and involvement in openness is still evolving, but what I’ve noticed is that these have been evolving together. My sense is that this also involves an entanglement of my educator and researcher…

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What’s Your Story?

Generously shared by Helen de Waard Posted on July 27, 2017 Any time someone asks this question, it requires some deep thinking and honest reflection. It’s not always an easy question to answer. My students struggle with this question each year in the course that I teach. It’s dependant, in part, on what story your…

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Using Storybird to Tell Your Story!

Choose any of the articles below (or an article about open that you prefer) and create an image-based story in your own language. Share using the hashtag #101openstories and #yearofopen You can use Storybird as a creative tool to tell your story: https://storybird.com/books/oer/?token=zn48ewuuc2 OER in schools http://oer.educ.cam.ac.uk/w/images/5/5a/G1_Open_Education_and_the_Schools_Sector.pdf The Open Education handbook by the Open Education…

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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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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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