Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
Ellen Marie Murphy, Director of Online Curriculum from SUNY Empire State College is doing some research regarding the credentialing possibilities that exist for individuals who wish to receive credit
for learning they achieve using OpenCourseWare.
For those who are not familiar with OpenCourseWare, here is a link tothe OpenCourseWare Consortium.
Ellen would like you to take just a minute or so to answer…
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Tom Caswell, Program Manager for the Open Course Library, reported 10, 000 visitors to their site since its official launch of the first 42 courses on October 31, 2011. He sums up the project which will contain 81 open courses targeted at the highest-enrolled general education classes for lower division…Continue
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It is with great pleasure that I announce the 8 winners of our Adopter Communities’ Small Grant program. Each community proposed an outstanding project that uses open textbooks or open educational resources to improve teaching and learning for their students. Disciplines ranged from the highly enrolled general education subjects of Chemistry, Physics, and Math to American Government and Developmental Reading & Composition. Professional and career disciplines were also represented…Continue
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Academic & Textbook Authoring—Evolving Arts is the theme of the…Continue
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Through the innovative partnership between Florida Distance Learning and the University of Florida Press, a growing number of open access textbooks are being created and reused in the classroom. Last spring, the first in a series of three open calculus textbooks were tested in the classroom with 1600 students in Florida. It is now available for anyone to download and the second and third textbooks will be available in spring 2012.
In addition, American Government and…Continue
Added by Una Daly on September 28, 2011 at 12:32pm — No Comments
Thanks to all who came to the webinar on Tuesday and participated in the announcement of this promising new partnership between the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources and the Open Courseware Consortium.
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Last Friday, I had the pleasure of giving a Discovering Open Textbooks workshop at the Los Angeles Trade Tech College with about 30-35 faculty and staff from LACCD. Many faculty and staff were looking for affordable textbook solutions and were already seeking out open or free educational resources to incorporate into their classes. Disciplines represented ranged from Art, English, Spanish, Labor, Chemistry, Oceanography, Business, Computer Applications, Career Planning, Music, Theater,…Continue
Added by Una Daly on March 6, 2011 at 12:06am — No Comments
WHAT IS SMARTHISTORY?
Smarthistory.org is a Webby-award winning, free and open educational resource for the study of art history. Smarthistory was created by two art historians, Beth Harris and Steven Zucker, each with twenty years of teaching experience, who saw an opportunity to use conversation and the web to make art history accessible to their students. The Smarthistory…
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Cable Green was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education in an article called "State of Washington to Offer Online Materials as Texts" by Martha Ann Overland. I loved the article because it promotes all of the things I am so excited about in education right now: free, openly licensed textbooks, open education resources, and the creation of communities that are creating freely accessible learning materials.…Continue
Topic: Computer Sciences Instruction at Foothill College…Continue
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As noted by today's Creative Commons blog posting, the recently released United States Department of Education 2010 National Educational Technology Plan (pdf) embraces the use of open textbooks and open educational resources. The Plan cites the …Continue
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