OER Handbook

COSL’s Seth Gurrell is blogging our new OER Handbook project. The project goal is to provide a free online resource (and low-cost printed resource for offline use) that provides an introduction to the OER world and helps people learn how to participate. We’ll be starting with materials from Wikieducator, OLCOS, our recent OER Interoperability meeting, … Read more

Social Objects and Campfires

Just found an interesting article about “social objects” via Stephen Downes. Back when I was writing more actively about learning objects, and the desperate need for us to consider the importance of social interaction in learning, I recommended that the proper way to think about educational content was as a campfire. The campfire does, of … Read more