C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers
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Curated by Jean Jacoby, Teaching Consultant (Online), Massey University
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16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it
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.

Via Elizabeth E Charles, Dennis T OConnor
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Really useful - why reinvent the wheel!

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Lee Hall's curator insight, July 10, 2014 4:11 PM

Mix and match your content with free textbooks and other resources.

Ann Ewel's curator insight, July 24, 2014 12:14 PM

This looks like a great resource and not only that Elizabeth who scooped it first, also looks like a great resource -- lots of interesting scoops-- one to follow!

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, March 30, 2016 9:16 AM

OER = Open Educational Resources.... materials you can use in your classrooms or your online courses.

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Now over 40,000 free educational resources at OER Commons

Now over 40,000 free educational resources at OER Commons | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner.


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TED: Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education - Daphne Koller (2012)

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
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Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Docs in Education ( Great Easy Guide )

Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Docs in Education ( Great Easy Guide ) | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it
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Commonwealth of Learning - Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice

Commonwealth of Learning - Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

In the last decade in particular, the promotion, sharing and use of open educational resources (OER) have been growing exponentially. However, as with any new phenomenon or paradigm, our knowledge of OER’s ramifications and achievements to date necessarily lags behind actual developments.


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Commonwealth of Learning - A report on the Re-use and Adaptation of Open Educational Resources (OER): An Exploration of Technologies Available

Commonwealth of Learning - A report on the Re-use and Adaptation of Open Educational Resources (OER): An Exploration of Technologies Available | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

Open Educational Resources (OER) are a relatively new phenomenon which is fast gaining academic credibility as well as the attention of policy makers on a global scale.


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Reaching out with OER: the new role of public-facing open scholar - Open Research Online

Reaching out with OER: the new role of public-facing open scholar - Open Research Online | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

Reaching out with OER: the new role of public-facing open scholar.


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Tim Scholze's curator insight, January 3, 2013 9:54 PM

Looks like it could be an interesting read!

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Introduction - Inclusive Learning Design Handbook

Introduction - Inclusive Learning Design Handbook | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

The Floe Inclusive Learning Design Handbook is a free Open Educational Resource (OER) designed to assist teachers, content creators, Web developers, and others in creating adaptable and personalizable educational resources that can accommodate a diversity of learning styles and individual needs.


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Angela C. Dowd's comment, February 25, 2013 11:58 AM
Floe stands for Flexible Learning for Open Education. Accessible design benefits everyone.
Klara Somogyi's curator insight, August 20, 2013 11:12 AM

guidelines for creating accessible content

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Professional learning modules | Assessment for Learning

Professional learning modules | Assessment for Learning | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

Professional learning modules

The modules are text-based and can be easily downloaded and saved.

The first module, Introduction to Assessment for Learning, examines some of the basic ideas underlying formative assessment and seeks to establish a general understanding of Assessment for Learning...


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What are MOOCs all about?

What are MOOCs all about? | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it

This is a continuation of my previous post on What theory best supports Future Education and Learning? Here is Stephen Downes' nice post on MOOC. I found Stephen’s talk resonating, especially ...

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How Open Education is Changing the Texture of Content

How Open Education is Changing the Texture of Content | C21 learning: ideas and tools for teachers | Scoop.it
By Frank Catalano Schools are moving from creamy to chunky -- but not in relation to cafeteria peanut butter.
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