In what appears to be a continuing interest in capitalizing on the Open Educational Resources bandwagon, Blackboard is now offering free highlighted courses through CourseSites – their free, hosted version of Blackboard Learn that lets any teacher anywhere to create up to 5 free courses.
The first course to be offered in this series is entitled “Instructional Ideas and Technology Tools for Online Success.” Very cool concept. Application? To be determined. Let us know if you check out this free course and have any interesting insights to share-and-share-alike! (Ah, Creative Commons Licensing Humor.)