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Principles for digital development are important as guidelines for anyone that plan to develop core technology, websites or apps.
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OER Global Search
The idea behind OER Global Search is to make it easy for you to find learning resources that allows reuse, re-contextualization and translation.

More than 40% of the global population does not have access to an education in a language they speak or understand

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Quality education should be delivered in the language spoken at home. However, this minimum standard is not met for hundreds of millions, limiting their ability to develop foundations for learning. By one estimate, as much as 40% of the global population does not…

The simple magic of reuse, sharing and collaboration

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Two weeks ago I posted a blogg with a timeline of OER. After reading this, my friends in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia picked up the timeline and translated it into Amharic. This involved a different language, different plattform and context. The common thread is…

What can the «anti OER lobby» learn from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

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Occasionally I bump in to representatives from the «anti OER lobby» and they often start of by talking about how open educational resources ruins the marked, and if the OER is financed with public money they go on about how the government is using…

We value “Open” as a fundamental quality in education and in our learning resources.

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“Open” produces better outcomes than “Closed”. This gives us a new responsibility. We must now prioritize our time and resources accordingly. The time has come to value “Open” as a fundamental quality in education and in our learning resources. – Head of NDLA,…

OER Global Search – makes it easy for you to find open educational resources

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The last couple of weeks I have been working on a project that I have called OER Global Search. The idea behind OER Global Search is to make it easy for you to find educational resources that allows reuse, re-contextualization and translation. It can…

GoOpen Talk with Meredith Jacob

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In this GoOpen Talk I have a conversation with Meredith Jacob, Assistant Director at American University Washington College of Law. Meredith is a part of the legal team at Creative commons US and a leading expert on IP and Copy right issues. In…

Ofrer personvern og grunnleggende demokratiske rettigheter i kampen mot terror!

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Denne uken leverte Lysne II-utvalget sine anbefaler til regjeringen om å innføre full overvåking av datatrafikken inn og ut av Norge. Dette er et tiltak som representerer et betydelig inngrep i enkeltmenneskers privatliv, samtidig som det vil kunne få store samfunnsmessige konsekvenser. Skulle…

Digital delingskultur løser problemet for lag og foreninger som kreves for penger etter bilde-tabbe på 17. mai

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Denne teksten ble også publisert på følgende nettaviser første uken i juni 2016: ItPro, Itromsø, Computerworld og Tidens krav. Aftenposten skriver denne uken om Loddefjord idrettslag som brukte et bilde av det norske flagget i forbindelse med 17. mai uten å spørre fotografen om lov.…

The true pioneers of the sharing economy

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The real sharing economy is not about renting out your apartment on Airbnb or offering your services as a taxi driver on Uber. These are both good services but it would be completely wrong to label them as pioneers of the sharing economy. The…

Principles for digital development

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For any ICT-based project it is crucial to develop technology based on good and sustainable principles, implementing solutions that are user driven and based open standards at the same time addressing concerns like universal design and privacy. There should be no exception for…

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