Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and tools to help implement OER in just about any course.
Editor's Note: This is a guest post for the #learningtolearn series. Finding and collecting inspiration from unexpected places is an integral part of staying motivated and expanding the scope of your knowledge.
By interspersing online lectures with short tests, student mind-wandering decreased by half, note-taking tripled, and overall retention of the material improved, said Daniel Schacter, the William R. Kenan Jr.
Sue Hickson's insight:
Fromn experience it certainly is more difficult to study online and stay focussed.
The world's first public library with no books -- yes, that's right, no books -- is scheduled to open this fall in San Antonio, Texas.
Sue Hickson's insight:
Public libraries may well look like this one day, but academic libraries are faced with issues around free access and licensing, not to mention issues around hardware, software platforms and availability of choice.
A strategic focus on information literacy teaching that involves collaboration in the teaching of info skills, from educational designers, academics, IT staff and librarians. Needs buy in from the academic community which is not always easy to get.
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