On the Agenda – Week 43, 2013

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25 oktober 2013 | MOOCS beat Open-Access journals in terms of Disruption, but does Open Access enhance academic Freedom? Also in this week’s ‘on the agenda’: FutureLearn, the British MOOC-platform, joins the international stage.

Take 1 – Open Access Week

@Kurtrice: Another little reprise for #OAweek: 4 ways open access enhances academic freedom

@Swetsglobal: What’s the problem with open access metadata?

@phdcomics: What on earth is open access, you ask. We’ll explain it in this short video

Take 2 – MOOCs

@ChrisParrTHE: UK’s FutureLearn advances cautiously into global MOOC marketplace

@ByMeganOneil: For Disruption, MOOCs Beat Open-Access Journals, Scholar Says 

@infodocket: Open Access, Megajournals, and MOOCs: On the Political Economy of Academic Unbundling

Take 3 – Research

@Ananyo: Holy COW! How on Earth can a MOUSE do THIS to a SCORPION? And why could it lead to new painkillers

@maxplanckpress: Graphene can emit laser flashes

@TEDxCERN: Gian Giudice: Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: MOOCs against Poverty. Coursera and The World Bank partner to educate the development worker of tomorrow.

@ScienceGuideEU:  Science can boost peace. The Nobel Prize for OPCW underlines the role of science in driving diplomatic breakthroughs

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