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How to minimize cheating with open source assignments?

For my computer science programming-based course, I'd like to: 1) host my course and assignments (without solutions) open and free to all (e.g., as public GitHub repos) but this seems at odds with ...
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Is it a good idea to publish a complete open-access solutions manual to accompany my open-access textbook?

It will likely be several years (probably more) before I write a textbook, but it's something I've been finding myself pondering in the back of my mind recently. I would like to distribute my book à ...
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Aren't YouTube captions good enough not to violate the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990?

I read on Berkeley will begin removing more than 20,000 video and audio lectures from public view as a result of a Justice Department accessibility order (mirror) (published on 2017-03-06) The ...
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Why do some MOOCs close their enrollment?

I have noticed that quite frequently MOOCs close their enrollment, and content is made available only for students who are enrolled. Why? Example:
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What unforeseen dangers might exist when choosing an open access textbook for a new subject?

I must create a new module (first time to do from scratch). In the past, I've had either existing course descriptions, textbooks, etc. as a base on which to structure a module which is new for me. ...
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Is it ethical to share the knowledge for free that I've learned at the university?

I can see an enormous amount of videos on Youtube about helping to learn high-level knowledge that is usually taught at universities. Even though I'm only at the beginning of the time I'm going to ...