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Month: July, 2008

Return of the Track

Walking towards the conference venue on this last day of the open education track at the iSummit 08 I found myself humming along to the melody of Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack” – how fitting I thought – since this was truly the Return of the Track (the Open Education Track). Last year Gunner […]

Go People!

“I haven’t met an open education person, I didn’t really really like. Go people!” – David Wiley, at iSummit 08 —

Open Everything Cape Town (Aug 22) – Come join the conversation

I am very excited about the upcoming Open Everything conversation on August 22 (14h – 19h) at Birds Boutique Cafe in Cape Town – please come and join the fun if you are in this corner of the world! We are still finalising our wish-list of participating projects, topics, and people, but here is a […]

survey of web 2.0 use in higher education

I am participating in a research study organised by Tom Franklin (not this Tom Franklin) on the use of Web 2.0 technologies in teaching, learning, support and administration. Tom has designed the overall methodology and is writing the section about the UK, I am writing about South Africa, and others are focusing on Australia, the […]

Open Courseware Consortium Growing Up

At the Open Courseware Consortium (OCWC) meeting in Dalian (China) the OCWC elected its first Board of Directors, concluded the ratification process for the by-laws by the membership, and announced its registration as a non-profit organisation in the State of Massachusetts. It’s no coincidence, that Massachusetts was chosen, since the MIT has been generous host, […]