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oEmbed your OERs

Many bloggers are familiar with copying embed code from sites like YouTube and Slideshare to include the content in their blog posts. Now there's a simpler, more robust way...

I've tried to write a plain English tutorial, for a non-technical and technical audience - all you need is experience authoring content in a blog or content management system like Drupal or Moodle.

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Embedding on OLnet screenshot, Flickr

Tracking OERs

The ability to track open educational resources (OERs), when they are distributed for example via RSS or as IMS Common Cartridges, was a live topic at the recent CETIS conferenceOER technical roundtable session, and is part of OLnet research question 5.

CETIS conference, A brave new world

I went to the JISC CETIS conferenceA brave new world” last week in Birmingham, and I found it a very useful and friendly event. Grainne Conole and I live blogged some of the sessions - a new experience for me! I thought I'd supplement those notes with a summary of what I took away from the conference.


Candace Thille on Opening Up Education

A message from Candace Thille for readers of the book, Opening Up Education. [video: align:center] View the book online at MIT press, including a table of contents.

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