Week 6: OERs – Reuse…Revise…Remix…Redistribute…

This blog post relates to my study of Open Educational Resources as part of my Emerging Technologies for Learning Program of study at the University of Manitoba. Our instructor has asked "How does [internationalisation & localisation] apply to OERs? And how can you adapt your own OER content to address issues of local and foreign... Continue Reading →

The future of OERs and the current publishing paradigm

This blog post relates to my study of Open Educational Resources as part of my Emerging Technologies for Learning Program of study at the University of Manitoba. I recently read a blog post of a class mate relating to the future of OERs.  It has got me thinking further about this very topic and how... Continue Reading →

Week 4: OER Content Creation

This blog post relates to my study of Open Educational Resources as part of my Emerging Technologies for Learning Program of study at the University of Manitoba. Questions for this week in my course are: How familiar are you with these [Audacity, GIMP, Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, Blogger, Open Office, Google Docs, Blender, and so on]... Continue Reading →

OER: Week 3 – Finding OERs

This blog post relates to my study of Open Educational Resources as part of my Emerging Technologies for Learning Program of study at the University of Manitoba. Instructions for this week in my course are to: ...critique a library web site near you (you can use University of Manitoba Libraries, or your own institutional library,... Continue Reading →

Copyrights of publicly funded research

I am responding to a blog post by Stu where he highlights the benefits of the Budapest Open Access Initiative. Artefacts created by publicly funded institutions should be licensed in the public domain, using licences such as the creative commons. I agree with you Stu. This ensures that it remains in the public domain, including... Continue Reading →

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