• 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
    last modified by Denise Dejonghe
  • OpenStax Content

    Hi Everyone, I imported the OpenStax Intro to Sociology book into a Canvas shell. I am able to find the PowerPoints and the Quizzes, but I cannot find any content. Does anyone know how to find the content in OpenStax...
    Tracie Bosket
    last modified by Tracie Bosket
  • Does Canvas publish 300 page textbook?

    I am working on writing a textbook.  I'd like to create an OER.  As I've done research on OERs I've realized that many publishers are connected to specific universities (MIT and Rice), groups of colleges, or...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    last modified by Denise Dejonghe
  • 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
    last modified by Denise Dejonghe
  • Open Tools

    This list is compiled by the members of this group. Click 'edit' (on the right of this document) to contribute additional resources. For more, go to Open Content Providers.   TOOL DESCRIPTION For Instructors or...
    katie@instructure.com
    last modified by Kym Schutz
  • Does Canvas "publish" textbooks? 

    I am working on writing a textbook.  I'd like to create an OER.  As I've done research on OERs I've realized that many publishers are connected to specific universities (MIT and Rice), groups of colleges, or...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    last modified by Doug Holton
  • Open Attribution Builder - LTI

    A gift from the Washington State system of Community and Technical Colleges, courtesy of Paul Kreemer, developer.     Open Attribution Builder - LTI Installation This tool is installed as an LTI app in Canva...
    Kelley L. Meeusen
    last modified by Kelley L. Meeusen
  • Linking .xml textbook into Canvas free version

    I'm using the Free version for Teachers. Does anyone know how to import a .xml file (OER) from Libretext.org? I could download it into .pdf but I'd like to have it in the online format and just link it in Canvas witho...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Open Content Providers

    This list is compiled by the members of this group. Click 'edit' (on the right of this document) to contribute additional resources. For more, go to Open Tools.   CONTENT DESCRIPTION Audience Flat World Knowled...
    katie@instructure.com
    last modified by awilliams
  • 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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  • OER-enabled Canvas sample course shells to other LMS

    We developed 30 OER-enabled Canvas sample course shells that are WCAUG 2.0 accessible and are aligned with effective online teaching & learning strategies. 29 of the shells have OpenStax OER textbooks embedded in ...
    Barbara Illowsky
    last modified by Barbara Illowsky
  • Please Vote on this idea

    Sort Canvas Commons Materials by Creative Commons License 
    Carol Seufert
    created by Carol Seufert
  • $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
    last modified by John Boekenoogen
  • 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
  • Designating Courses that don't require a textbook

    Hello, We would like to add a No Textbook designation to courses that do not require a textbook in our course listings. A concern is that , as with many colleges, we often change instructors at the last minute due to...
    Carol Seufert
    last modified by Carol Seufert
  • 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
    last modified by John Boekenoogen
  • How do you use Canvas to be more open?

    Are you committed to open education? If so, how are you using Canvas to contribute to the open education movement? What do you wish you could do, but can't?
    katie@instructure.com
    last modified by katie@instructure.com
  • Using Canvas Commons

    Are you using Canvas Commons to share content? Tell us why or why not in the comments section.
    katie@instructure.com
    last modified by katie@instructure.com