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

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

Meta Search for Open Educational Resources

The librarians on the statewide Open Course Library project put together this meta search tool in Google that simultaneously search the best respositories of open educational resources. OER Google meta search:  http://www.google.com/cse/home?cx=007188196170864869237:8rucotsm39a The librarians' collection of great resource links:  https://opencourselibraryrepository.pbworks.com/w/page/25717818/Resources-for-Searching For all things Open Course Library (resources, information literacy integration, copyright) from the librarians, see … Continue reading Meta Search for Open Educational Resources

Open Course Library project links

The Open Course Library project in Washington is well on it's way.  Our own Kathy Brooks is serving as an instructional designer on this statewide project.  The goals are: design 81 high enrollment courses for face-to-face, hybrid and/or online delivery lower textbook costs for students (< $30) provide new resources for faculty to use in … Continue reading Open Course Library project links