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The cascade must go on: Invitation to a webinar introducing “Creativity for edupunks”

This webinar will introduce “Creativity for Edupunks”, a wiki-based resource (http://creativity4edupunks.pbworks.com ) produced by Phil Johnson and Craig Hammond based at University Centre at Blackburn College in the context of the second phase of the UK Open Educational Resources programme. … Continue reading

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Strictly come cascading…at Teesside University, 16 September 2011

The event is part of our efforts to realise the principles of the cascade framework in practice. Participation is free with lunch and refreshments provided, however you will need to contact Anna Gruszczynska (a.gruszczynska@bham.ac.uk) to book your place. For travel directions please … Continue reading

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Strictly come cascading…at University Centre at Blackburn College, 1 September 2011

The event is part of our efforts to realise the principles of the cascade framework in practice. Participation is free with lunch and refreshments provided, however you will need to contact Anna Gruszczynska (a.gruszczynska@bham.ac.uk) to book your place. Anarchogogy in the … Continue reading

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OER project deadlines: Time to reflect and time to evaluate

Ah, the smell of deadlines in the morning – suddenly the first thing you notice after logging into the project wiki is a pile-up of deadlines in different shades of red… Still, deadlines can be quite motivating and so within … Continue reading

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2011 OER or Year Zero?

The OER 2011 conference got off to a provoking start with the opening keynote, Towards the Triumph of the Commons, considering higher education’s potential to mirror the ugly effects of the process of enclosure that devastated the use of English … Continue reading

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We’ve got the power? Casting a critical social sciences perspective on OERs

We have recently participated in the Elluminate session “OERs Across Sectors” on April 12th 2011, led by Lou McGill from the UKOER Evaluation and Synthesis project (the recording of the session can be accessed here). The three speakers (that includes … Continue reading

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Parlez-vous OER? Open Educational Resources in multilingual contexts

As mentioned earlier in a series of posts on project progress, our cascade partners are busy creating/repurposing their OERs, with the process bringing up quite interesting issues related to our partners’ specific institutional contexts. For instance, one of issues which … Continue reading

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