New and Improved! Open Course Library Access

Of course, you know all about the open course library (82 of the highest enrolling classes in Washington's community colleges developed with a focus on open content and strong instructional design).  But do you know where to find these materials? A Google search for open course library will take you there:  opencourselibrary.org A collection of … Continue reading New and Improved! Open Course Library Access

Online Workshop on OER, Nov. 1

Don't miss this comprehensive overview of how open textbooks and OER can improve teaching and learning. EVENT DETAILS 10am-1pm Pacific, November 1 Openly licensed educational content, commonly referred to as open educational resources (OER), offers educators with an unprecedented opportunity to re-examine the ways we teach and learn. OER and open textbooks have served as … Continue reading Online Workshop on OER, Nov. 1

Harvesting the Web: Finding & Using Online Open Resources in Your Courses Presented by Jean Kent

  This was my favorite workshop at the ATL conference in Spokane. Jean is a dynamic speaker and is very knowledgeable with open resources.   This fabulous open discussion and hands on workshop covered a lot of material. Luckily the presenter has supplied a link to this workshop http://harvest-the-web.blogspot.com/ and a link to her handout … Continue reading Harvesting the Web: Finding & Using Online Open Resources in Your Courses Presented by Jean Kent

Checked out open resources lately?

Have you checked recently the open textbooks available in your discipline? The supply and quality grows constantly. See http://collegeopentextbooks.org/opentextbookcontent/open-textbooks-by-subject.html Related Articles What *is* "Open"? (elearningcentralia.wordpress.com) 1 in 4 College Textbooks Will Be Digital By 2015 (nytimes.com) 7 Things You Should Know About Open Textbook Publishing (hollymccracken.wordpress.com)