Opening Up Learning to All

August 29, 2010

To enhance the learning experience with a diversity of students, some online courses offer enrollment to all comers. Here is a partial list of such courses, some available for credit, some not:

"Personal Learning Environments, Networks, and Knowledge"
Taught by George Siemens, Stephen Downes, Dave Cormier, and Rita Kop
Sponsored by Athabasca University, but not offered for credit
Starts in September

"Personal Learning Environments in K-12"
Taught by Wendy Drexler and Christopher Sessums
University of Florida
Starts in February
Web site in development

"Connectivism and Connective Online Knowledge"
Taught by George Siemens and Stephen Downes
University of Manitoba
Starts again in January

"Critical Literacies"
Taught by Stephen Downes and Rita Kop
Institute for Information Technology, National Research Council of Canada
Not offered for credit

"Introduction to Open Education"
Taught by David Wiley
Brigham Young University

"Education Futures"
Taught by Dave Cormier and George Siemens
Not offered for credit

"Social Media & Open Education"
Taught by Alec Couros
University of Regina