“This starter kit has been created to provide instructors with an introduction to the use and creation of open educational resources (OER). The text is broken into five sections: Getting Started, Copyright, Finding OER, Teaching with OER, and Creating OER. … Read More
Net-Art is a remote online digital studio art course intended to expose and expand the vocabulary of new media art to the student’s personal visual statements. Students are expected to produce a related series of electronic art works with a … Read More
Open and Affordable Education Committee launches new website. The high cost of textbooks has become a major problem for many students. However, there is a group at Iowa State working against the cost barrier by advocating for the use of … Read More
A three-part training guide for bringing higher education instructors up to speed with Open Educational Resources (OER). This book was developed to serve as a standalone guide for independent creators and to support OER training through face-to-face, online, and hybrid … Read More
PressbooksEDU News University of Wisconsin-Madison has been using Pressbooks as a platform to facilitate open educational resources (OER) and open textbook publishing for years. Steel Wagstaff, an instructional technology consultant at UW-Madison, piloted the use of Pressbooks at the university … Read More
Commercial Platforms that Utilize Open Educational Resources. A Crowdsourced Tool for Sharing Information and Assessing Products. A new tool for sharing information about commercial platforms containing #OER is out! It is a public Google Sheet, so feel free explore, edit, … Read More
What is a MOOC? Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enroll. MOOCs provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences at scale.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely available online materials that anyone can use for learning and/or teaching. Examples are courses- including MOOCs (Massive Online Open Course), lectures, teaching materials, assignments and various other resources. OERs are available in many different … Read More