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Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup | Faculty Development | Scoop.it
An educator's guide to open educational resources (OER), including online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open textbooks.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Everything you wanted to know about OERs in one useful place!

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Karen Johnson's curator insight, April 21, 2014 8:56 AM

Open Educational Resources (OER).  Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum is our statewide OER project.

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How To Use Bloom’s Taxonomy To Write Learning Outcomes

How To Use Bloom’s Taxonomy To Write Learning Outcomes | Faculty Development | Scoop.it

“By: Scott Davis Business Analyst, Pearson It is often quite difficult to relate inputs to outcomes in the world of education. Traditionally, much work has been done to develop and provide inputs into the process of education.”


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 28, 2014 2:06 PM

The first paragraph points out the challenges we have when we use learning outcomes as measures. Outcomes serve as inputs and outputs which easily fall into instrumental categories which can be managed. These are necessary, but the ultimate keys are context and relationships which are creating learning spaces where each student explores their learning fully. This suggests teaching remains fundamental.

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Teaching Without Walls: Life Beyond the Lecture: Online Learning: The Future of Faculty Development?

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RT @taniafvg: Teaching Without Walls: Life Beyond the Lecture: Online Learning: The Future of Faculty Development...

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Could this really be the future of faculty development?

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84 (And Counting) Bloom’s Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying

84 (And Counting) Bloom’s Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying | Faculty Development | Scoop.it
We know y’all love a good list of Bloom’s Taxonomy tools. And the one we’re highlighting below isn’t only good – its growing, because it is crowdsourced by awesome teachers like you!

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Looking for ways to integrate technology into your teaching?

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 27, 2014 4:26 PM

Crowdsourcing adds value to a growing list. Worth investigating for the development of critical and creative thinkers.

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Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup | Faculty Development | Scoop.it
An educator's guide to open educational resources (OER), including online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open textbooks.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Everything you wanted to know about OERs in one useful place!

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Karen Johnson's curator insight, April 21, 2014 8:56 AM

Open Educational Resources (OER).  Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum is our statewide OER project.

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Faculty Development on Campuses - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Faculty Development on Campuses - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/gjbrZkFOG8

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A useful perspective on what it is that faculty developers do!

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18 Ways To Use Rubrics In Education

18 Ways To Use Rubrics In Education | Faculty Development | Scoop.it
Rubrics are an extremely useful classroom evaluation tool, though many teachers these days aren’t using them anymore, and don’t think they are necessary.

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Using Rubrics! A good reminder of why they are so useful!

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 19, 2014 5:36 PM

Check out the why and how for using rubrics.

Kelly Roach's curator insight, May 22, 2014 7:39 PM

Some convincing arguments for using rubrics.

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Infographic of Building an Online Personal Teaching Network

Infographic of Building an Online Personal Teaching Network | Faculty Development | Scoop.it
Recently, I wrote an article about how to build an online personal teaching network, re-imagining opportunities to teach in the digital world and thinking about the role of teacher as independent c...

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 5, 2014 9:59 AM

Nice visual shared by Susan Bainbridge illustrating different aspects a teacher should be building to represent themselves as learners.  I would go one step further and say students should be following the same structure. 

spapac7's curator insight, May 6, 2014 3:15 AM

Don't forget your PLN!

mariarobets's curator insight, May 14, 2014 6:20 PM

this is simple and clear

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What Should We Focus On Learning In An Age Where Almost All Information Is At Your Fingertips?

What Should We Focus On Learning In An Age Where Almost All Information Is At Your Fingertips? | Faculty Development | Scoop.it
What should we focus on learning in an age where almost all information is at your fingertips? This question was originally answered on Quora by Robert Frost and Balaji Viswanathan.

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A Checklist for Effective Faculty Development Programs

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Faculty development has become a priority at many academic institutions as a way to improve the quality of academic programs and to respond to emerging faculty, student, program, and industry needs.

 

I have created the following checklist to ensure that faculty development efforts are effective:


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An excellent list!

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