Paid Wikipedia editing & disclosure series, 2015
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- Katherine Maher on Wikimedia’s evolving strategic priorities: Reflections on her WikiCite 2018 talk
Tag Archives: OER
Earlier this month I attended the launch event for Open Educational Resources university, a consortium that is tying together the best of formal and informal education. I’m really excited about what this means for the future of higher ed, and … Continue reading
Last month, my colleague Sara Frank Bristow and I finished our first run of the free online course, Writing Wikipedia Articles: The basics and beyond. This course is part part Communicate OER, a project to improve the coverage of open … Continue reading
Today, the big news from UNESCO’s World OER Congress is the approval of the Paris Open Education Declaration. This long-deliberated document reflects the desire of governments and organizations around the world to develop educational resources in a free, open, collaborative manner. Communicate … Continue reading
Our poster is now live at the 2012 World OER Congress in Paris! Interested in the project? Learn more here.
On April 5, the popular news site Tech Crunch ran a story about a lawsuit involving Boundless Learning, a Boston-based maker of open educational resources (OER). I’ll let you go straight to the source for that important story; but here, … Continue reading
When I first started editing wikis, I didn’t start with the most ambitious encyclopedia project in human history; I started with a non-profit where volunteers and staff convened to work together in person. Learning this unfamiliar tool along with others—some … Continue reading