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Open Policy #ioe12
markuos, Squire Morley, Mar 14, 2012
At the heart of the movement to open educational resources is the simple and powerful idea that the world's knowledge is a public good and that technology in general, and the World Wide Web in particular provide an opportunity for … Continue reading → Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:34:45 +0000 [Comment]

Open Business Models #ioe12
markuos, Squire Morley, Mar 13, 2012
The question that seems to arise from throughout the course topics is one of sustainability and the open business models topic considers this area in more detail. When looking at particularly the concept of OpenCourseWare (OCW) there is the concern … Continue reading → Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:18:20 +0000 [Comment]

Open Teaching
markuos, Squire Morley, Mar 12, 2012
In some ways I've perhaps found this topic to be the lightest on content with regard to the topic 'readings', perhaps because I've encountered both videos previously, not least from participating in the other MOOCs. However, I also found the … Continue reading → Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:16:56 +0000 [Comment]

Open Data #ioe12
markuos, Squire Morley, Feb 17, 2012
Tim Berners-Lee talks on his TEDtalk about how he originated the World Wide Web. The memo he wrote about it was read by his boss (who after his boss's death was found to have the words "Vague but exciting" written … Continue reading → Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:36:35 +0000 [Comment]

Open Access ioe12
markuos, Squire Morley, Feb 14, 2012
From the course readings for this topic, Peter Suber's initial article begins by drawing on a number of sources for a definition of Open Access. These include: The Budapest Open Access Initiative There are many degrees and kinds of wider … Continue reading → Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:22:31 +0000 [Comment]

Open Source ioe12 Part 1
markuos, Squire Morley, Jan 25, 2012
I watched the Revolution OS documentary and found it very interesting. Obviously, it had a particular perspective on events and this has to be taken into account when viewing, but there was a lot of useful material that I personally … Continue reading → Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:18:18 +0000 [Comment]

3 of the best
markuos, Squire Morley, Jan 12, 2012
I’m just pumped up so far this year – participating in 3 big MOOCs – wallowing in sheer MOOCy goodness: * The sweeping majesty of Change11 with Stephen Downes, George Seimens, & Dave Cormier * The openness philosphy of ioe12 … Continue reading → Thu, 12 Jan 2012 08:31:49 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 16 Irvine & Code – Post 1
markuos, Squire Morley, Jan 11, 2012
Don’t confuse the message with the medium. This is the new mantra for established business models that are finding it difficult to adapt to the 21st Century. The primary example often quoted is that of newspapers. The message in this … Continue reading → Wed, 11 Jan 2012 15:37:26 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Openness Community
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 17, 2011
As promised in my previous post, here is the text to initiate the institutional Openness Community. It was originally intended as an email, hence the request to email me in response – but interested people can add comments, tweet me, … Continue reading → Thu, 17 Nov 2011 08:57:43 +0000 [Comment]

#Change11 Openness Revelation
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 16, 2011
For years I've been enthralled by the concept of openness in education. I've written numerous blogposts: Open research – Professional Amateurs – Science in Action Kahn Academy – DIY OER to Educate the World Institution talks about going OER Experiment … Continue reading → Wed, 16 Nov 2011 14:02:13 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Notes from EdTechWeekly interview with Dave Cormier
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 14, 2011
I watched the Ed Tech Weekly interview with Dave Cormier about rhizomatic learning, with Jeff Lebow and Jennifer Maddrell as the interviewers. My intention was to repurpose the content and add in my observations. However, my ongoing medical issues and … Continue reading → Mon, 14 Nov 2011 09:16:55 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Stoloniferous Learning
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 11, 2011
This is Dave Cormier’s week on the Change11 MOOC in which he has placed before us Rhizomatic Learning. At the start of the week I wasn’t sure what this was. I read some of Dave’s writings and the responses of … Continue reading → Fri, 11 Nov 2011 10:43:25 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Thanks to Nancy White
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 08, 2011
I remember first being impressed with Nancy when I came across a number of videos she had done about community, thanks to Robin Good (my blogpost). Now I’ve been doubly impressed with the level of engagement Nancy has showed to … Continue reading → Tue, 08 Nov 2011 08:48:52 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Playing catchup part 3
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 04, 2011
Now I move on to Nancy White’s week, still playing catchup. The ‘DTLT Today’ recording of a Google+ hangout organised by @giuliaforsythe (thanks for setting this up) I found this really useful in the explaination of what a ‘Social Artist‘ … Continue reading → Fri, 04 Nov 2011 17:06:01 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Playing catchup part 2
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 04, 2011
Found a bit of time to continue with my meandering jottings in the game of catchup. Paul Prinsloo’s opendistanceteachingandlearning blogpost ‘Bubble bubble toil and trouble: Unravelling bottom-up/top-down approaches to institutional change (#change11)‘ really struck several chords for me. It was an … Continue reading → Fri, 04 Nov 2011 16:16:55 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 Playing catchup part 1
markuos, Squire Morley, Nov 03, 2011
Due to me having another spell in hospital and surgery for an ongoing medical problem I found that I missed the entire Rory McGreal week in the Change11 MOOC. During the spare time that I’ve had this week I’ve been … Continue reading → Thu, 03 Nov 2011 10:35:08 +0000 [Comment]

Tony Bates #change11 – post 1
markuos, Squire Morley, Oct 18, 2011
I’ve lost track of the weeks already. Not sure now whether this is week 5 or 6. Anyway it is the Tony Bates week. Well I didn’t know about the webinar on Sunday, so I missed it. I’ve subsequently listened … Continue reading → Tue, 18 Oct 2011 13:58:20 +0000 [Comment]

David Wiley #change11 mooc week 5 – post 4
markuos, Squire Morley, Oct 17, 2011
On Friday I managed to develop the first iteration of a proposed email to send institution-wide about convening an Openness Community and passed it on to my departmental director and assistant-director for review and comment. I’m hoping their comments will … Continue reading → Mon, 17 Oct 2011 09:29:32 +0000 [Comment]

David Wiley #change11 mooc week 5 – post 3
markuos, Squire Morley, Oct 13, 2011
A couple of years ago I had a discussion with Martin Weller about ‘openness’ spanning his blog and mine. Over the past couple of days I’ve been considering this area again, with reference to David Wiley’s work. For some time … Continue reading → Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:55:57 +0000 [Comment]

David Wiley #change11 mooc week 5 – post 2
markuos, Squire Morley, Oct 11, 2011
This week’s topic has inspired and energized me into revisiting notions I’ve had for a few years. Unfortunately, I’ve found that whenever I try to take them forward there is such inertia from within the institution that they never get … Continue reading → Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:31:02 +0000 [Comment]

David Wiley #change11 mooc week 5 – post 1
markuos, Squire Morley, Oct 10, 2011
Aside Due to a medical problem I’ve drifted in and out of MOOC Change 11 over the past two weeks. (It’s amazing how difficult it is to keep up with the continuous flow under those circumstances. As a result, I’m going to try a new tactic and do a thought dump for the beginning of …Read More Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:50:35 +0000 [Comment]

Google+ current logout #change11
markuos, Squire Morley, Sept 20, 2011
I tweeted earlier that due to Google+ not currently being open to all to register there is the potential for participants in #change11 to be disenfranchised, unable to access content and interaction of co-contributors. Even though it was pointed out … Continue reading → Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:01:50 +0000 [Comment]

Change & Repurpose
markuos, Squire Morley, Sept 20, 2011
I’ve left this blog to lie fallow for almost a year whilst I was getting another project up and running. As that project comes to fruition I’ve signed up to participate on MOOC Change 2011 facilitated by George Siemens, Stephen … Continue reading → Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:03:29 +0000 [Comment]


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