‘Here be dragons’ – Journeys to the edge of WordPress with OER content

Limitations of using WordPress as an aggregator Part of the Triton Project was to develop “Dynamic collections”. The idea driving this was to develop collections of open educational resources around certain topics. Initially developments involved using the Jorum Widget, the … Continue reading

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aggregati, aggregatum, aggregat-d’oh

There are a multitude of OER sites, some of which offer some services which can be used to generate aggregations. No OER site has yet reached the point where it maintains a substantial enough collection of OER, so as to … Continue reading

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Casting the first bell

A picture tells a thousand words, which in theory means I don’t need to write a blog post. Rather than putting myself out of work, the Politics Inspires team has devised and developed a series of plugins to allow for … Continue reading

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New licensing and copyright charts from OER IPR Support Project

The OER IPR Support Team has just announced the release of two new process charts designed to help JISC/HEA  funded OER projects deal with the IPR and Licensing issues associated with their OER. The charts provide navigation through the IPR … Continue reading

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The Future of Technology is …?

A busy week for presentations, with the Future of Technology Conference (FOTE) in London and then a Steeple project podcasting workshop at Oxford. The Future of Technology Conference (FOTE) in London asked for a talk on the iTunes U experience … Continue reading

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OpenSpires Team Training Day

The project team and invited guests participated in a training day on Tuesday 8th September. This was a chance for the project team to update each other, to explain the project to some other colleagues at Oxford, and to brainstorm … Continue reading

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OER Session at UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education

An interesting post on the Creative Commons blog yesterday pointed to the final communiqué (pdf) issued from UNESCO’s 2009 World Conference on Higher Education that ended last week in Paris. In the post, CC’s Jane Park (who incidentally sent us … Continue reading

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