Interesting, Pat, thanks. The site content's a bit thin at the mo, and they need to sort out their HTML and DNS, but the FAQ is interesting and plainly this is worth keeping an eye on.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Open Educational Resources [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Pat Lockley
> Sent: 11 January 2012 16:04
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: NextGenU
> Stolen from the twitter, and then their website
> "Next Generation University
> is the first university that is free of cost,
> barriers, advertisements, and carbon emissions.
> By the end of 2011 we will begin offering a broad array of
> high-quality certificates and courses across the health sciences,
> co-sponsored by our remarkable founding collaborators (see below for
> more on them). All our trainings are based on expert-created
> competencies, paired with outstanding computer-based resources, and
> local and international peer-to-peer and mentored learning.
> Come learn more about us or check out our courses available soon"
> Seems to be quite "health sciences" for those that way inclined.
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