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Networked learning in a networked world

Last year I took part in The Future of Learning In A Networked World (FLNW 2006) conference. It was really outstanding event. Since then I have been in touch with almost all the participants. This is not common with conferences. In most of the cases you go there, talk your talk, have dinner with some […]

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Hidden curriculum of teacher training in LeMill

Last week in Brussels, while giving a talk about free/libre/open source educational resources and LeMill, I realised that the role these initiative play in a teacher training have not been discussed that much. So, I’ll try to do it here now. LeMill is a teacher community. Jukka, one of the LeMill developers, just said some […]

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EMINENT conference blog

I am not able to do conference blogging. I am a slow thinker and a slow writer. However, I highly appreciate when people are documenting and making public notes from conferences in their blogs. Flosse Posse Fellow, Riina is reporting the EMINENT – European Schoolnet annual networking conference almost in real time in the conference’s […]

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CC-By-SA is THE license of the free/libre/open educational resources

Creative Commons, Free Software Foundation and Wikimedia Foundation are working on to make the FSF’s GFDL and CC’s CC-By-SA compatible. This will mean that in future all the Wikimedia content (Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wikimedia Commons, etc.), that are licensed under GFLD can be remixed with content using CC-By-SA. The Wikimedia Foundation’s Board made a resolution about […]

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The Cape Town Open Education Declaration and Equality of Education

A group of people have released The Cape Town Open Education Declaration. The hope is that this Declaration will server as rallying point for the development of open educational resources similar way as the Budapest Open Access Initiative did for open access to research literature. I see the Declaration, first of all, as a statement […]