Now, Harvard is adding itself to the mix. Harvard President Drew Faust and MIT President Susan Hockfield just announced the new ‘edX’ learning platform.
The United Nations University offers a unique openEd 2.0 course: Business and Management Competencies in a Web 2.0 World, a 10-module free e-learning programme with the option of getting a letter-format or social media recommendation for peer support.
Just about the time I’d been thinking Open Education perspectives and the OCW participants scope of opportunities in gaining certifications, recognition and recommendations for their achievements, the first ever OPEN EDUCATION WEEK is here THIS WEEK to raise awareness of the OE movement and all related issues through a series of events, webinars and discussions between Monday March 5 and Saturday March 10.
It’s not intended to be considered as an extension of the paper-based typical resume. Its scope is much broader in the sense that being designed as my personal online space,
- it enables you, and hopefully will continue to do so in years to come, to track my professional development along with my learning evolution
- it serves as an open invitation forum where sharing reflections on current elearning, ilearning and OCW topics that will be regularly brought to you to discussion