• OER about Getting Started with OER

    I've been researching Open Educational Resources (OER) with another instructional designer through the ID2ID Program sponsored by Penn State and EDUCAUSE. We just completed an open Canvas resource site to help higher ...
    Denise Dejonghe
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  • Placing a Pressbooks Open Textbook in Canvas

    After testing out various free open book platforms with an instructor, we selected Pressbooks as a user-friendly platform for her to create an open book. Once the book was created (educ2010.pressbooks.com), we te...
    Denise Dejonghe
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  • Promoting Open Content

    There are many benefits to instructors and students when courses use Open Textbooks (and other Open Educational Resources). In addition to cost savings, instructors are finding that students read open online text...
    Denise Dejonghe
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  • Making the Case for Open Textbooks

    I thought I'd share this here in case it is of any use to folks making the case for the use of open textbooks (such as those from OpenStax) at their schools.  See also the OpenStax-enabled course shells on C...
    Doug Holton
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  • Resources from the Open Education Conference 2018

    Last week, I attended the 15th Annual Open Education Conference in Niagara Falls, NY to learn how to support student success using educational content that is free, diverse, inclusive, equitable and accessib...
    Denise Dejonghe
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  • $5 Million for Open Textbooks

    I am not sure if people know about $5 Million that was placed in the Federal 2018 Fiscal Year Omnibus Bill for Open Textbooks. Congress funded a $5 million open textbook grant program in the Fiscal Year 2018...
    John Boekenoogen
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  • TCM Presents: Mad about Musicals!....and Arc

    Written by Richard L. Edwards, Executive Director for Strategic Learning, Ball State University   Last year, at InstructureCon, Hilary Melander, Sr. Manager over Canvas Network, walked me over to a tent, jus...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • OER Links

    I know a lot of people have links to these OER links, but sometimes it is good to repost things. People lose the links or just want them on a single page. I currently sit on an university-wide committee lead by the Un...
    John Boekenoogen
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  • Don't float the mainstream

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  To truly unlock the potential of Open Education one must be willing to take risks.  That is to say, be willing to try new approaches and ...
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  • Opening the Box to the Past

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  The internet and web have opened up new ways of learning, creating, curating, and finding content. The power of open education is that is comm...
    Susan Nugent
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  • Canvas Instructor Training and Student Orientation

    Even though Canvas is very user-friendly, I am a strong proponent for mandatory Instructor Training and Student Orientation/Training for Canvas. This is regardless of the course modality - traditional, hybrid, or onli...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • 4 Tips to Designing Open Ed Field Trips

    Who doesn't love a good field trip, right?! We all know the advantages students have when they take their learning to the real world.   If you plan on participating in the Summer Contest: Best. Field Trip. Ever....
  • Be Open to the Possibilities

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you? Open Education breaks down the barriers constructed by traditional education. As modern education began in classrooms and schools, we only had acce...
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • Free knowledge lets students soar

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  Education empowers people. Open education empowers ALL people.   Getting an education is hard work for many students. It takes time, it t...
    Suzanne Wakim
    created by Suzanne Wakim
  • Free, free, free!

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  To me unlock the power of Open Education means that anyone anywhere (with an Internet connection ) and at anytime can access information that ...
    Kona Jones
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  • Sharing is the New Normal

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  Open Education allows teacher to use resources beyond a textbook, which tend to encourage critical thinking and offers an exploratory learning...
    Stephanie Pope
    created by Stephanie Pope
  • It's not just about (trying to be) Indiana Jones

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  Unlocking the power of Open Education means that students are not bound by restrictions imposed on them by budgetary restraints. I don't think ...
  • Unlock OpenEd = So Worth Your Time!

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?   Open Education to me means that we use the power of synergy and create amazing resources.  Two heads are better than one as the old sayi...
    Shauna Vorkink
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  • Teaching students how to use technology without breaking the bank.

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?   Working in higher education, to me, unlock the power Open Education means that there is unrealized potential in open resources due to the per...
    Jeffrey Brady
    created by Jeffrey Brady
  • Unlocking OpenEd

    What does the phrase 'unlock the power Open Education' mean to you?  Unlocking the power of Open Education means giving freedom to teach and empower students with knowledge.  In my large school district, co...