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OCW Search engines. Udacity - Free Online Classes & Nanodegrees. Open Education. The European Commission's Opening up Education initiative in a nutshell The main goal of this initiative is to stimulate ways of learning and teaching through ICT and digital content, mainly through the development and availability of OER.

Open Education

Amongst its actions, the most important one is to change the role of digital technologies at school. All the actions within the initiative are put in place with the hope that they help attain the ultimate objective, namely to boost competitiveness and growth at the European level. The PLACE: Professional Learning and Collaboration Environment. Kennesaw State University. Free online courses from the world's best universities. Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities. About Us : Learn Through Free Online Educational Videos and Lecture from Qualified Teachers.

At MyEducationKey, we believe in Educational Excellence for All, and striving to extend the Frontiers of Knowledge and Learning across all sections of the society.

About Us : Learn Through Free Online Educational Videos and Lecture from Qualified Teachers.

The Global Network for Open Education. Digital Learning Day / Homepage. Science Update: The Science Radio News Feature of the AAAS. Free books online - JustFreeBooks search engine. The UK's largest repository for discovering and sharing Open Educational Resources for HE, FE and Skills. ARIADNE Finder - Search Educational Resources. Unit 1: Reading Closely for Textual Details - Odell Education.

These English Language Arts /Literacy Units empower students with a critical reading and writing skill at the heart of the Common Core: Reading complex texts closely to analyze textual details and deepen understanding.

Unit 1: Reading Closely for Textual Details - Odell Education

Part 1. Understanding Close Reading: Students learn what it means to read a text closely by attending to and analyzing textual details. Students analyze visual-based texts. Part 2. Questioning Texts: Students learn to use questions to guide their approach to, reading, and deeper analysis of texts. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Our curriculum is free. HathiTrust Digital Library. Quotes, Poems, Novels, Classics and hundreds more. About Us : Learn Through Free Online Educational Videos and Lecture from Qualified Teachers.

An Introduction to Business - Table of Contents. This is the table of contents for the book An Introduction to Business (v. 1.0).

An Introduction to Business - Table of Contents

For more details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa 3.0 license. See the license for more details, but that basically means you can share this book as long as you credit the author (but see below), don't make money from it, and do make it available to everyone else under the same terms. This book was accessible as of December 29, 2012, and it was downloaded then by Andy Schmitz in an effort to preserve the availability of this book. Normally, the author and publisher would be credited here. For content providers - LRE. The Learning Resource Exchange (LRE) is an infrastructure that: Federates systems that provide learning resources, e.g., learning resource repositories, authoring tools;Offers seamless access to these resources by educational systems that enable their use, e.g., educational portals, virtual learning environments (VLEs), interactive whiteboards;Supports multiple strategies for collecting and exposing metadata.

For content providers - LRE

The documentation provided in this section of the portal is intended for current and prospective content providers. Here you will find LRE Regulations, the LRE Metadata Application Profile and controlled vocabularies that will help content providers to connect to the LRE. Please note that the old LRE website is no longer in use. All information about the Learning Resource Exchange is available on this new LRE for schools website. Free Online Course Materials. Untitled. Advocating open content in non formal education. Digital Public Library of America. OER Commons. Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities - OpenStax CNX. Download & Streaming : Open Educational Resources.

Collection eye MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), available at makes the course materials used in the teaching of all MIT undergraduate and graduate subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user in the world.

Download & Streaming : Open Educational Resources

Educators utilize the materials for curriculum development, while students and self-learners around the globe use them for self-study or supplementary use. With more than 2,000 courses now available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge. Open eBooks. Science in the Classroom. Tools. Biointeractive Homepage. History Animated - HistoryAnimated. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a good animation is worth ten thousand.

History Animated - HistoryAnimated

After reading book after book about the Pacific War and finding only complicated maps with dotted lines and dashed lines crisscrossing the pages, we decided to depict the key naval and land battles using animation technology. "You are going to want to share HistoryAnimated.com. The site brings to life those dashed and dotted line maps to depict key naval and land battles.

" PRIMO. K-12 OER Collaborative. Sharing what we know. DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books. The UK's largest repository for discovering and sharing Open Educational Resources for HE, FE and Skills. OER Africa. For content providers - LRE. Open access to scientific information. UNESCO promotes Open Access (OA), with particular emphasis on scientific information (journal articles, conference papers and datasets of various kinds) emanating from publicly funded research.

Open access to scientific information

Working with partners, UNESCO works to improve awareness about the benefits of OA among policy makers, researchers and knowledge managers. Through its global network of Field Offices, Institutes and Centers, UNESCO facilitates the development and adoption of OA-enabling policies. In addition, UNESCO engages in global OA debates and cooperates with local, regional and global initiatives in support of OA. UNESCO’s OA programme pays particular attention to African and other developing countries where, notwithstanding important gains in ICT availability, OA prevalence, both in terms of output and usage, remains low. Open Access benefits researchers, innovators, teachers, students, media professionals and the general public. LORNET > News & Events. Teaching. Free public domain audiobooks.

Welcome to the School of Open, Class of 2013 - Creative Commons blog. Happy Open Education Week!

Welcome to the School of Open, Class of 2013 - Creative Commons blog

We are happy to announce that the School of Open community has launched its first set of courses… The Library of Congress / No known copyright restrictions. Fearlessly Copy, Print, Remix ™ "Barriers to education, whether intentional or not, by policy or price, decays humanity." Global Text Project.

We maintain the chapters for all Global Text Project books in open document format with extensive use of style sheets so that we can quickly convert them into different media or formats.

Global Text Project

Global Text Project books have been internationalized and converted to a standard format using OpenOffice. You can access individual chapters in open document format and modify them to meet your needs. We control changes to the master version of each chapter, so please report corrections and suggestion changes to the Associate Editor. There are two ways to find books, by directory or by search. Textbooks by Subject. Open Textbook Library. College Open Textbooks. OER Textbook Initiative - OER Textbook Initiative - LibGuides at Darton State College. College textbook sticker shock causes students to leave books on the shelves: 01/27/2014 "...Two-thirds of college students surveyed said that they hadn't bought a required textbook at least once because it was too expensive, according to a national report released Monday by the Student Public Interest Research Groups, a coalition of statewide student organizations.

" The article includes discussion on free etextbook alternatives. A discussion on open access publishing at academic libraries: 04/09/2014 "[libraries]...can publish content created by academics at their university without the expense that would have made such an endeavor unfeasible in the past. OpenStax CNX. Virtual University. Free and Open Source Software for E-learning Useful resources During the discussion held from 1-25 June 2004 over 200 links were shared and proposed by the participants.

More links have been identified and added as the discussion continues. The NROC Project. Reviewed OER Library - Digital Learning Department @ OSPI. Resources. From its start in 1997, European Schoolnet has been involved and actively supported the open educational resources (OER) movement in Europe. AcademicEarth.org - Free Online Courses From Top Colleges. OER Africa. 200 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection. Textbooks by Subject.

Global Text Project. Open Textbook Library. DLConnect-teachers-resources. Free Online Courses - FutureLearn. Agriculture OER Repositories. Free ebooks by Project Gutenberg - Gutenberg. Digital Public Library of America. Browse K-12 Resources. II - Home. Saylor Academy.