These are my reflections from the OER17 conference in London. It is a mark of a powerful community and conference that it is nearly 3 weeks gone, yet it has a powerful hold on me. I wrote just six months ago how OpenEd16 changed me. Lightning has struck twice. I can't be the same again. There … Continue reading OER17 – Connections to Relationships
Like most great conflagrations, it began as a small exchange that touched on a vital point. At OER17 a couple of weeks ago a suggestion appeared via Twitter that DS106 (the pioneering online course, not the NETGEAR router) wasn't/isn't really "open" since it wasn't based on true OER (Open Educational Resources. Exception was taken. The ensuing discussion has … Continue reading What’s Open? Are OER Necessary?