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The 1st Handbook for Interactive Open Educational Resources is now available.

The 1st Handbook for Interactive Open Educational Resources is now available. | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

The iOER Handbook just earned a silver badge for the topic #Education Technology on @scoopit http://sco.lt/8YgC6D

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The topic of Open Educational Resources is gaining momentum in higher Ed. but still a ways to go before it enters the mainstream.

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2016 Open ED World Wide Conference Directory #openaccess #OER #OpenEducation

2016 Open ED World Wide Conference Directory #openaccess #OER #OpenEducation | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

Comprehensive list of Open Ed 2016 conference around the world. 

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Great Overview of BC Open Textbooks @BCOpenText #OER #opended #highered #openaccess

Great Overview of BC Open Textbooks @BCOpenText #OER #opended #highered #openaccess | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

"This segment tells a story of a highly successful Open Textbook project in British Columbia, Canada and how the project sustained momentum and funding. Stacey and Burgess, former and current Directors of Open Education at BCcampus first discuss the history of the Open Texbook Project and illustrate the key elements that influenced the initiative’s early success."

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UC Irvine, OpenCourseWare site #edtech #OER #opened #highered #elearning

UC Irvine, OpenCourseWare site #edtech #OER #opened #highered #elearning | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

UCI Open – formerly UCI OpenCourseWare - strives to bring UC Irvine to the world by making course materials, lectures, conferences, and other academic content available for free online.

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Great open resouces for a number of topics in Higher Ed. Enjoy!

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Math professor provides open texts to... #OER #openedweek #opened #blendedlib

Math professor provides open texts to... #OER #openedweek #opened #blendedlib | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

Claude Laflamme combines love of teaching with entrepreneurial spirit to produce free online educational resources.

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What is Affordable Learning?  #OpenEducationWk  #OER #opened #highered #blendedlib

http://www.affordablelearninggeorgia.org Great faculty testamonial!

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OER Handbook Preview THX @JBHigherEd #OpenEducationWk #opened #oer #highered #edtech

JB has made chapter 1 available for iOER: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching. OpenEdweek is a great time to check it out. Enjoy!

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Open Ed Week 2016! #OpenEducationWk #OER #highered #edtech #OER #blendedlibs

Open Ed Week 2016! #OpenEducationWk #OER #highered #edtech #OER #blendedlibs | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.
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Each year Open Ed week comes there is growing awareness of the benefits of open educaiton! Spread the word.

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Oregon State U. Infographics #OER #opened #openaccess #highered #textbooks

Oregon State U. Infographics #OER #opened #openaccess #highered #textbooks | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

Oregon State University created infographics from the data collected in a 2012 survey of Florida students. OER could benefit a large number of students with providing greater access & affordability.

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Interactive Learning Online @ Public Universities #edtech #OER #highered #elearning

Interactive Learning Online @ Public Universities #edtech #OER #highered #elearning | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

Online learning is quickly gaining in importance in U.S. higher education, but little rigorous evidence exists as to its effect on student learning outcomes. (Imagine the impact interactive OER could have!)

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OpenEd Conference 11/15 webinar Highlights #OER #opened #openaccess #edtech #blendedlib

OpenEd Conference 11/15 webinar Highlights #OER #opened #openaccess #edtech #blendedlib | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

This pre-conference webinar taking place in the week of the Online Winter Conference is run by the ALT Open Education Special Interest Group (OESIG).

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Faculty skeptical of digital course materials & unfamiliar with OER #OER #edtech #highered #libraries

Faculty skeptical of digital course materials & unfamiliar with OER #OER #edtech #highered #libraries | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources.
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This article shares some interesting results from a recent faculty survey and their opinions on OER. Thoughts?

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Video from OpenEd Forum 2015 #OER #OpenEd #openeducationw #highered #blendedlib

Video from OpenEd Forum 2015 #OER #OpenEd #openeducationw #highered #blendedlib | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

OpenEd Forum @UMassBoston. Open Education event for #openeducationwk

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Open Ed week is fast approaching for 2016. Here is a look back at an event from last year. Enjoy! 

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Learning impact of interactive video... @psu #edtech #elearning #OER #Opened #highered

Learning impact of interactive video... @psu #edtech #elearning #OER #Opened #highered | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
Erica Smithwick, associate professor of geography, has incorporated interactive video lessons into her spring 2016 GEOG 001 Global Parks and Sustainability online course, with a current enrollment …
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The next decade will be dominated by interactive content as it encourages interaction & engagement with learners.

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Beyond Textbooks and OER: reflecting on #OpenEd15 #edtech #OER #highered

Beyond Textbooks and OER: reflecting on #OpenEd15 #edtech #OER #highered | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
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OER @ Maricopa great site for college OER initiative #OER #highered #opened

OER @ Maricopa great site for college OER initiative #OER #highered #opened | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
Save Maricopa Community College Students $5 million over 5 years!
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Pedagogy, Tech, & Open Educational Resources @educause #edtech #highered #OER #opened

Pedagogy, Tech, & Open Educational Resources @educause #edtech #highered #OER #opened | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
When no meaningful relationship exists between an educational technology and pedagogy, the tool itself loses value. Open educational resources provide a relevant example of how pedagogy can point toward a richer way to integrate technology into our courses and our teaching philosophies.
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Find out why it is "More Than Incremental Change" 10/22 @ 3 pm #edtech #libraries #highered

Find out why it is "More Than Incremental Change" 10/22 @ 3 pm #edtech #libraries #highered | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it
Join the Blended Librarians Online Learning Community on Thursday, October 22 at 3:00 pm EDT for a webcast presentation and discussion with Allison D
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What are Open Educational Resources #edtech #highered #OER #elearning #teaching

This workshop focusing on Open Educational Resources features keynote speaker David Ernst, Chief Information Officer of the College of Education and Human De...
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What to learning more about OER, watch this video.

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How are educators using OER? #OER #opened #edtech #highered

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Interactive Open Ed. Resources are still among the least utilized types by educators. There is still a lot of untapped potential to enhance learning because of the interactivity they require they promote greater engagement & feedback. 

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What are Interactive OERs? #edtech #elearning #Highered @JBHigherEd @ALA_ACRL @thewabashnation

What are Interactive OERs? #edtech #elearning #Highered  @JBHigherEd @ALA_ACRL @thewabashnation | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

"Interactive Open Educational Resources is a cutting-edge book that provides transformative approaches to education. It is also a valuable resource guide. It will assist instructors to make a new kind of education possible in the classroom."

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Consider all options before buying textbooks #edtech #highered #OER #openaccess #opened

Consider all options before buying textbooks #edtech #highered #OER #openaccess #opened | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

"At the time of writing, a new seventh edition copy of Stewart’s “Calculus,” which is required for Math 140 and 230, costs $240 on Amazon. College Board estimates the average student at a four-year public college spends $1200 per year on books and supplies.James Stewart died last year."

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Open Ed resources are a great way for faculty to integrate free, accessible, and more engaging materials for their course.

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Check out the Open Ed. Professional Directory #OER #opened #highered #edtech #libraries

Check out the Open Ed. Professional Directory #OER #opened #highered #edtech #libraries | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

The purpose of the Open Education Professional Directory is to provide a searchable index of experienced professionals in open education. 

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Great resource for anyone who is looking for experts on Open Ed. issues, resources, and policy.

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Captivating Students with Interactive Open Ed Resources #OER #edtech #highered #education

Here are the slides from my presentation for the Maskwacis Cultural College focused on how the "digital shift" has made it increasingly difficult to capture ou…
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Discover why Teaching with OERs matters. @NEAToday @NAICUheadlines @JBHigherEd #OER #highered #education #edtech

Discover why Teaching with OERs matters. @NEAToday @NAICUheadlines @JBHigherEd #OER #highered #education #edtech | The iOER Handbook | Scoop.it

We invite you to enjoy the current March/April 2015 issue, which includes information on how to teach with iOERS, NEA's stance on college ratings, and more about the messy reality of academic freedom in the internet age.

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