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Please contact us at and let us know your thoughts! Click to view full size Why Open Education Matters from Blink Tower on Vimeo. Password: OER from Laura Rachfalski on Vimeo. "At the moment the OER movement is taking its first steps beyond a culture focused around "my site" towards a culture that is focused around "our commons.

" Most people who create OER sites have a sense of who they expect their users to be and what needs those users have. This is all to the good, if it is not to the exclusion of those users whose needs--or innovations--we have totally failed to imagine. " OER and you. The curation mandate. Leadership strategies in mobile English as a Second Language training. Djenana Jalovcic, Linda McCloud-Bondoc, and Anthony Ralston Athabasca University, Canada Abstract This paper reviews a pilot mobile learning project for English as a Second Language implemented by a unimodal distance education institution to present an argument favouring the use of a distributed leadership approach for sustainability of the project.

Leadership strategies in mobile English as a Second Language training

The authors’ position is grounded in the literature which suggests that distributed leadership in mobile and distance learning can provide a framework for sustainability of this project. Write Site. A Decade of Dedication: AU's Write Site sets students up for assignment success. Linda McCloud-Bondoc facilitates the university’s writing service from her Calgary office, but for a decade it’s proven to be an indispensable resource for AU students around the globe.

A Decade of Dedication: AU's Write Site sets students up for assignment success.

She’s one of the founding members of Write Site—AU’s fully online writing centre. It’s much like those you would find in bricks-and-mortar universities—but because it’s “AU” Write Site’s services are “accessible to students wherever they happen to be—whether that’s in Malaysia or Ireland,” says McCloud-Bondoc. The Site’s purpose is to help students at both the undergraduate and graduate-levels who are struggling with their academic writing skills. When it comes to course-assigned writing and research papers, Write Site will help develop a student’s writing skills over a period of time, often with several assignments being submitted at various junctures, within an array of courses, by the student for input.

McCloud-Bondoc says the uniqueness of Write Site lies in it’s virtual vision. “She’s in Vancouver. Open Educational Resources - Babson Survey Research Group. Just released Opening Public Institutions: OER in North Dakota and the Nation, 2015 North Dakota University System faculty are just beginning to understand the potential for open educational resources.

Open Educational Resources - Babson Survey Research Group

The Open Educational Resources Initiative in North Dakota is the result of a 2013 Legislative interest urging the North Dakota University System (NDUS) to reduce the cost of textbooks estimated to be $1,100 per year per student. The idea is now becoming a reality with the launch of a statewide initiative. This study is a statewide replication of the Babson Survey Research Group national investigation of OER adoption and will be used as a benchmark, against which future advances will be measured. OER Commons. OER KnowledgeCloud. What is OER? - Creative Commons. What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

What is OER? - Creative Commons

Open educational resources (OER) are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes. Open Education " the simple and powerful idea that the world’s knowledge is a public good and that technology in general and the Web in particular provide an extraordinary opportunity for everyone to share, use, and reuse knowledge. " —The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Browse OER Materials. Open educational resources. Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed documents and media that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes.

Open educational resources

It is the leading trend in distance education/open and distance learning domain as a consequence of the openness movement.[1] There is no universal usage of open file formats in OER. The development and promotion of open educational resources is often motivated by a desire to provide an alternate or enhanced educational paradigm.[2] Defining the scope and nature of open educational resources[edit] "teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge".[4] History[edit] Learning how to explore and visualize your data with NVivo. Collective Intelligence for OER Sustainability. Advanced Essay Workshop, Spring 2008.

Advanced Essay Workshop, Spring 2008. OpenScout Personal Development Planner - PDP. This page contains several videos that support you to use OpenScout for your own needs.

The OERs - Open Educational Resources. Broadcast Yourself.