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Posts Tagged ‘OER’

Taking to the Cloud to Make OER Available

July 13, 2012

From Sue Evans, Co-Founder and CEO With the recent release of SoftChalk Cloud, you’ll have to excuse our eager chatter about all things cloud. We have many good reasons to be enthusiastic, including the ways in which the cloud enables and enhances the use and development of open education resources (OER). OER provide an excellent… Read More >

Behind the Scenes with Jacqui Cain, an OER Content Developer

April 03, 2012

Jacqui Cain, an instructor at College of the Redwoods, has worked on many OER projects. She has developed content as part of the the Open Course Library Project and created an open textbook/reader under the Kaleidoscope Grant. She is also currently designing an “Indigenous Peoples Reader” that uses folk stories and myths from the original… Read More >

Open Education Resources: What’s in it for me?

March 05, 2012

From Sue Evans, Co-Founder and CEO Many of us involved in e-learning and education are very excited about one very big idea: open education resources, or OER. It’s easy to find out who’s making them, where to find them and how to use them. However, it can be harder to articulate why your average teacher… Read More >

Blendedschools.net is Empowering Schools to Teach and Learn Online with Open Educational Resources

November 08, 2011

Our next Innovators in Online Learning webinar will feature blendedschools.net (BSN) and their adoption of the first independent, branded CONNECT repository, BSN Cloud. The webinar will show how this implementation supports BSN’s initiative to increase accessibility to high quality learning objects and promote blended learning. I had the opportunity to conduct a short interview with… Read More >

Freshly Tweeted – A Snapshot of the #OERseries

November 01, 2011

We wrapped up the OER webinar series yesterday with an informative panel presentation on funding OER by Paul Stacey, Director of BCcampus, Cable Green, Director of Global Learning at Creative Commons and James Glapa-Grossklag, Dean of Educational Technology, Learning Resources and Distance Learning at College of the Canyons. Get a feel for the topics that… Read More >

The OER Webinar Series Continues and the COT Small Grant Program

September 20, 2011

If you’re interested in creating, sharing, finding or funding high quality open educational resources, you won’t want to miss the last two webinars of the OER Series. The third webinar, Creating OER: The WHO and the HOW, will be held tomorrow (sign up now – before it’s too late!) and the forth and final webinar,… Read More >