Creative Commons TimeLine

I am currently studying for a Creative Commons certificate for educators and we have our first assignment. We were asked to publish assignments online, so I’m putting mine here on the blog. Although all the content on this blog is CC-BY I’ve added additional attribution.  The brief was to write a timeline for Creative Commons …

UK Open Textbooks: key points

Last month I presented the UK Open Textbooks project at the Learning On/With the Open Web event organised by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab and held at the Coventry Transport Museum. You can see the submission here but I thought it was a good idea to record the headlines here in case the conference site …

What I heard, what I did not hear and what I wish I had heard… Reflections on the World Conference on Online Learning, Toronto, 2017

Originally posted on opendistanceteachingandlearning:
Recently I’ve had the privilege of attending the World Conference on Online Learning in Toronto, organized and hosted by Contact North I Contact Nord. What a conference it was! At times, it resembled a medieval marketplace or bazaar with a variety of voices and opinions demanding attention. In addition, amid the…

Intervention – “Control, Resistance, and the ‘Data University’: Towards a Third Wave Critique”

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
by The Analogue University[1] From Auditing, Controlling, to Desiring Data The term “neo-liberal university” has become shorthand for a range of contemporary pressures in university life (Burrows 2012; Strathern 2000). However, increasingly we are not only considering specific pressures – such as workload, anxiety, and the reduction of research to…

Open Educational Resources from Government and Partliament

Originally posted on OUseful.Info, the blog…:
Mentioning to a colleague yesterday that the UK Parliamentary library published research briefings and reports on topics of emerging interest, as well as to support legislation, that often provided a handy, informed, and politically neutral  overview of a subject area that could make for a useful learning resource,…

Trump Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself

Originally posted on aNtiDoTe Zine:
Trump Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself Psychometrics and the (counter)revolution in marketing that is helping bring fascism to power around the world AntiNote: The following is an unauthorized translation of a December 2016 article that caused quite a stir in the German-language press. Das Magazin (Zurich) occupies a…