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Mathieu Plourde

Outcomes of Openness: Empirical Reports on the Implementation of OER Vol 18, No 4 (2017) - 0 views

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    "Special Issue: Outcomes of Openness: Empirical Reports on the Implementation of OER"
Mathieu Plourde

Amazon Education, Amazon Inspire Move Forward - 0 views

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    "the company opened an "Amazon Education Wait List" earlier in the month. The new platform, "Amazon Inspire," would allow teachers to upload, manage, share, and discover resources in a similar fashion to the reviewing and purchasing systems already in existence through Amazon. Content will be searchable using assigned metadata tags organized by the federal Learning Registry, and will aid in an effort to collect data concerning how digital resources are created and used."
Mathieu Plourde

Learning Registry | sharing what we know - 1 views

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    "The learning registry is a new approach to capturing, connecting and sharing data about learning resources available online with the goal of making it easier for educators and students to access the rich content available in our ever-expanding digital universe."
Mathieu Plourde

25 Killer Sites For Free Online Education - 1 views

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    Whether you're five or ninety five, the internet has a lot to offer. Particularly when the topic is education, the resources on the internet are endless. Best of all, many high quality sites are completely free. From history to coding, excellent free education awaits on the following 25 sites.
Mathieu Plourde

Senators Introduce Bill to Fund Open Education Resources - 0 views

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    A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to tackle the rising cost of textbooks by giving states an incentive to experiment with open educational resources. The Affordable College Textbook Act, introduced by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Al Franken, Democrats of Illinois and Minnesota, respectively, would create a grant program that would fund the creation of new textbooks -- as long as they are made available for free online.
Mathieu Plourde

Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum - 0 views

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    The Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum is a grassroots initiative to promote the creation of open digital curriculum. Our goal is to leverage the power of collaboration and digital resources to launch teachers and students into new learning frontiers.
Mathieu Plourde

S. 1087 (Introduced-in-Senate) - 0 views

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    To award grants to encourage State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to utilize technology to improve student achievement and college and career readiness, the skills of teachers and school leaders, and the efficiency and productivity of education systems at all levels.
Mathieu Plourde

What is Degreed? - 1 views

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    "THE NEW DEGREE FOR THE NEW WORLD. DEGREED IS A FREE SERVICE THAT SCORES AND VALIDATES YOUR LIFELONG EDUCATION FROM BOTH ACCREDITED (I.E. HARVARD) AND NON-ACCREDITED (I.E. ITUNESU, LYNDA.COM, KHAN ACADEMY, ETC.) SOURCES."
Pat Sine

Flat World Knowledge to Drop Free Access to Textbooks - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of... - 1 views

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    "Sometimes free costs too much. As of January 1, 2013, Flat World Knowledge, which used to describe itself as the world's largest publisher of free and open textbooks online, will no longer offer content at no charge."
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    There is no such thing as a "Free Lunch"
Mathieu Plourde

How Web-Savvy Edupunks Are Transforming American Higher Education - 0 views

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    "The advent of the Web brings the ability to disseminate high-quality materials at almost no cost, leveling the playing field," says Cathy Casserly, a senior partner at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, who in her former role at the Hewlett Foundation provided seed funding for MIT's project. "We're changing the culture of how we think about knowledge and how it should be shared and who are the owners of knowledge.""
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