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[school-discuss] Fw: List of Open Learning Resources

This may technically be a bit off-topic; however, if any
educational entity is trying to "help people to reduce
costs and promote open content," I figure there's something
here that you folks should take a look at.

--- On Thu, 4/7/11, Victor van Reijswoud
<victor.vanreijswoud@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Victor van Reijswoud <victor.vanreijswoud@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: List of Open Learning Resources
> To: global-text-project-general-group@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011, 7:15 AM
> Hi,

> I have been asked to advise in the setup of a new
> university in Uganda in Africa. This new university
> should offer online courses only with
> expert-lecturers from all over the world. The
> initiators believe that is a necessary step to
> increase the general quality of education while keeping
> it in the African context. For more information see:

> www.virtualuni.ac.ug

> As it comes to learning materials I will certainly put
> forward the materials in the Global Text Project, but
> this alone is not enough. Anyone aware of a more or less
> complete overview of open content sources on the web?
> This could help the people to reduce costs and
> promote open content.

> Any help is appreciated.

> Best regards,

> Victor van Reijswoud
> Member of the International Advisory Board