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What is OpenLearn...

…and who are OpenLearners? It’s a question that’s been in my head for quite a while now.

Each week I run the stats which show how many people have visited the site overall, and how many have visited LabSpace and LearningSpace in particular. We report how many people have registered on OpenLearn, and how many people who have visited the site have registered on an OU course in the same session. We keep track on the top ten units, dwell time, page…


Added by Stuart Brown on July 16, 2007 at 6:28am — No Comments

OpenLearn Netvibes Universe

Well, after a long(ish) pregnancy the OpenLearn Netvibes Universe has finally been born. We’re the first University in Europe to have representation in a Universe (in fact Tom Hadfield’s work on the Harvard Universe is the only other University Universe I’m aware of).

We don’t yet show up in the search so I’m not sure which…


Added by Stuart Brown on June 26, 2007 at 3:49am — No Comments

OpenLearn wins top prize at IMS Global Learning Consortium's Learning Impact Awards


I just wanted to share the great news that OpenLearn has won the IMS Global Learning Consortiums' top prize this year!!

Full press release below:

Vancouver, British Columbia – 19 April 2007…


Added by Stuart Brown on April 20, 2007 at 1:24am — 1 Comment

Web 2.0 Experiment - The Digg Effect

As you may know, I've been doing quite a few experiements with various

web 2.0 tools (Pageflakes, Netvibes, yourminis, Grazr, Dapper etc), and

in the next week or two I want to do an experiment with Digg - I'm

going to put up a story about openlearn and the top ten popular units,

to see how many people visit the site go on to continue to learn from

our free materials.

If you have a digg account would you be willing to digg my experimental

story? I… Continue

Added by Stuart Brown on April 17, 2007 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

OpenLearn Video

I just wanted to share this movie with you which the team has been created

to sum up what the openlearn project is about.

Back in February this year, openlearn was selected as a finalist in IMS

Global Learning Consortium’s Learning Impact Recognition and

Awards Program. Our entry received full marks from…


Added by Stuart Brown on April 15, 2007 at 6:21am — 1 Comment


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