OERs in a global context – preview of eLearning Africa debate

I confess to being a little puzzled by Neil Butcher’s defence of OERs, which seems to be based around the same ‘freemium’ model touted to other ‘content industries’ like music. It goes something like: give away your core offering to build your profile, then build revenue from additional products/services sold on the strength of that … Continue reading

Dadamac learners: social, online, self-directed, habitual and lifelong (via @Pamela_McLean)

Dadamac (http://www.dadamac.net/) works in Education and Development in Africa, connecting people in the UK (and elsewhere) with their grass-roots social networks in Africa and our online community. Here Pamela McLean (@Pamela_McLean) outlines the practical characteristics of her own learning, and asks, Are you a Dadamac learner? (I’m pretty sure I am) Clipped from dadamac.posterous.com “Dadamac … Continue reading