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Company Creates Video Pen Pal Technology, Seeks Teacher Support

Company Creates Video Pen Pal Technology, Seeks Teacher Support
by Saksham Khosla, LumenEd
Across the world, there is a widespread demand for young people to address major issues of global significance through cross-cultural cooperation.

From "Open" to Justice #OpenCon2014

Here are the transcript and slides from the talk I gave this morning at OpenCon 2014. I was a little nervous as to how well this would be received -- nothing like challenging the meaning of a word that makes up the title of the conversation.

This is one of my most popular tweets:

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The State of "Open" (2013)

Oops. I forgot to post my notes from a webinar I gave last year. I was asked to speak about "The State of OER" to AMICAL, a consortium of American liberal arts universities outside the US. No big surprise, I spoke about how MOOCs were dominating a lot of the discussion about "open education" - without actually being "open education" at all. Here are my slides and my notes.

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Maximize Your ACTFL 2013 Convention Experience — Earn A Digital Badge

If you’re attending the 2013 ACTFL convention in Orlando, we wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity to earn a digital badge called the “Convention Networker.”

Join Our June 19 Webinar!

The Practice of Using and Teaching with OER

Free Online Professional Development for Foreign Language Educators

Skip the convention centers and stuffy conference halls. COERLL will be bringing an exciting professional development opportunity directly to your home or office or fave coffee house, where ever you’re plugging in at the time.

5 Ways to Open Up Corpora for Language Learning

Corpora developed by linguists to study languages are a promising source of authentic materials to employ in the development of OER for language learning. Recently, COERLL’s SpinTX Corpus-to-Classroom project launched a new open resource that seeks to make it easy to search and adapt materials from a video corpus.

Language Knowmads Wanted

We found a kindred thinker in education futurologist, John Moravec at the University of Minnesota — take a look at his vision for Society 3.0 (that’s us!). Moravec describes members of Society 3.0 as agents of:

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