Wikiversity

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In the following article I want to give an overview of the discussions and movements that are going on about video and multimedia content for wikipedia and her sister projects. I will start with some positive experiences and then tell you about some bad experiences. This article is not [...]

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René Pickhardt on November 4th, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Last year we have created a MOOC on Web Science. We had chosen Wikiversity as a platform for hosting the MOOC. The reason for this was the high trust we had in the Wikimedia foundation strengthening the open movement. The main problem we experienced with Wikiversity was that the [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I understand that the following article is written in a very personal way. But this thing seems to me so unjust that it is just unbelievable. So this is my sad story of me trying to bring free educational resources to the world and having Microsoft indirectly not allowing [...]

Continue reading about Copyright violations: Videos from our OER Web Science MOOC deleted from Wikimedia commons

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: 2 months ago I started to create the Web Science MOOC and now you can join our MOOC as a student. We will start online streamed  flipped classroom lessons on October 29th. Our MOOC is truely open meaning that all the teaching material will be provided as open educational [...]

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René Pickhardt on September 14th, 2013

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I would like to have an discussion with people that have experience or are interested in MOOCs and Wikiversity. The goal is to checkout the possibilities for creating (otherwise over commercialized) MOOCs in an OER environment (especially wikiversity). Background: According to my former blog post there are  3 ways for creating [...]

Continue reading about MOOCs at Wikiversity: A Barcamp proposal for #OERde13

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: This article on open and free platforms to host your MOOC belongs to the entire series: comparison of places to host your MOOC. As already mentioned there are only a few platforms which really belong to the category of open educational resources. The term is described in the Wikipedia [...]

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René Pickhardt on July 24th, 2013

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: As many of you know and voted (thanks for that) Steffen and I tried to get a MOOC fellowship in order to create a web science MOOC. Even though our application was not successful we decided that online teaching in the MOOC format is suitable for the web science [...]

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