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Module 1: Introduction – Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network. Greetings!

Module 1: Introduction – Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network

Welcome to How to use Open Educational Resources, a self-paced workshop. So, what is this course all about? This course walks you through techniques to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OER) into your teaching practice. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of OER including open licensing and public domain. It focuses on providing practical guidance in locating and applying openly available resources. Describe the meaning of open educational resources.Differentiate the concepts of open licensing, public domain, and all rights reserved copyrights.Identify resources that are openly licensed or in the public domain.Distinguish the different types of Creative Commons licenses.License works using a Creative Commons license.Find open educational resources and properly attribute a work offered under a Creative Commons license.

Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think. Textbooks Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think Taking into account library articles, web links, videos, simulations and more, many courses are already using a number of open education resources — and the move to full OER doesn't necessarily mean a total revamp, according to research out of Excelsior College.

Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think

OER Explained - Faculty Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) - LibGuides at Highline Community College. According to the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition: "Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning, and research resources released under an open license that permits their free use and repurposing by others.

OER Explained - Faculty Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) - LibGuides at Highline Community College

OERs can be full courses, course materials, lesson plans, open textbooks, learning objects, videos, games, tests, software, or any other tool, material, or technique that supports access to knowledge. " Creative Commons and OER. Home - Open Educational Resources - LibGuides at Austin Community College. Busting myths about open education. R4 criteria. Open Textbook Alliance. About OER - Open Educational Resources (OER) - Research Guides at Northern Virginia Community College. Briefing: Accessibility, the Chafee Amendment, and Fair Use. The Fifth Principle in the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries is entitled "Reproducing material for use by disabled students, faculty, staff, and other appropriate users.

Briefing: Accessibility, the Chafee Amendment, and Fair Use

" It describes in some detail the circumstances in which making and providing copies of collection materials in formats that are accessible to persons with disabilities constitutes fair use, as well as certain limitations to which that general principle is subject. Make Textbooks Affordable. Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know. Senate Immersion Module. Get The Math in Videogames ~ Take the challenge : Get The Math. What's Up In Finance? . Games. OERinteractive. At-Risk. At-Risk is an interactive, game-based simulation that aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness in order to reduce the number of students with undetected or untreated conditions.


Tailored for use among university faculty and staff, At-Risk addresses the fear and stigma of mental illness that may prevent university faculty and staff from approaching and assisting students exhibiting symptoms of mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide. In the 45-minute simulation, players assume the role of a faculty member who is concerned about five of his students. The player analyzes profiles of these virtual students to identify the three who are at-risk and then engages in simulated conversations with each of them to determine whether and how to refer them to the counseling center.

NOVA Labs. 18 and Up. G4C Award Nominees. Amazon Interactive. Galaxy Hunter: Starting Itinerary. Mission US. BioDigital: 3D Human Visualization Platform for Anatomy and Disease. Academic Experiments. Jigsaw. Constitute. Making Learning Awesome! - Kahoot! Build with Chrome. Arts & Culture. Google Night Walk. Course OER Flash Learning Objects. Learning tools & flashcards, for free. Autodesk Digital STEAM Visual Design on the App Store. Lessons.

Online science. ChemVantage. - Virtual laboratory simulations for science education. Go-Lab Portal. The Go-Lab Portal represents the technical framework of the Go-Lab Project.

Go-Lab Portal

It offers science teachers and their students the opportunity to conduct personalized scientific experiments with help of numerous innovative teaching tools and resources. The Go-Lab Portal enables school teachers to find appropriate online labs and supportive inquiry learning apps and to assemble the selected tools in customizable Inquiry Learning Spaces (ILSs) structured according to the phases of the Inquiry Learning Cycle.

Furthermore, there is the possibility to adapt already available ILSs according to the teacher’s own lesson plan, and to share the ILSs with the students to be used in the classroom. Each of these online laboratories and Inquiry Learning Spaces relates to one or several Big Ideas of Science. Intro to Psychology - Crash Course Psychology #1. PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations. Hands-on experiments. Ciênsação has been developed with the support of UNESCO Brasil to promote a culture of short hands-on experiments and skill-fostering science education.

hands-on experiments

We understand that the pressure of a dense curriculum and the urge to prepare for the next exam leave little time for elaborated experiments. Experienced teachers have therefore compiled this collection of short research activities – taking usually less than 10 minutes to complete – that you can easily integrate into your day-to-day teaching. These student research activities are a bit different from experiments you may find on YouTube or in text books. They are specifically designed to foster skills like analytical thinking and task oriented team work. Each experiment comes with questions that encourage engaging discussions which you can build on in your teaching. 101 - Mobile-first learning tools built specifically for college STEM courses. The Leading K-12 Standards Aligned Open Educational Resource Library.

CrashCourse. MyOpenMath. Welcome - Clio. PBS Election. SA: Computer Science. Course: Computer Fundamentals w/ Z. Rizk. CS160 Course Reader — Chemeketa CS160 Reader. O'Reilly School of Technology. CK-12 What’s New 2016. CK-12 PLIX Series. 3D Shapes . Polyhedron. There are many types of three-dimensional shapes.

3D Shapes . Polyhedron

You've surely seen spheres and cubes before. In this lesson, you'll learn about polyhedra — three-dimensional shapes whose faces are polygons — and you'll also learn about two special types of polyhedra: prisms and pyramids. Polyhedra A die is in the shape of a cube. A portable DVD player is in the shape of a rectangular prism. A three-dimensional shape whose faces are polygons is known as a polyhedron. The faces of a cube are squares. The other parts of a polyhedron are its edges, the line segments along which two faces intersect, and its vertices, the points at which three or more faces meet. Virtual Reality Educational Experiences. Cool Comic Creators. Astronomy Simulations and Animations.

3D for Everyone. MSPhysics 0.9.5 (31 October 2016) MSPhysicsMSPhysics is a real-time physics simulation plugin for SketchUp, similar to SketchyPhysics.

MSPhysics 0.9.5 (31 October 2016)

Unlike SketchyPhysics, MSPhsyics is a written completely from scratch, integrating the latest NewtonDynamics physics SDK. The differences between the two is that MSPhysics is a lot faster, has a far more advanced scripting API, and comes with a reliable Replay animation tool. Furthermore MSPhysics uses AMS Library, which on the Windows side, allows taking control over user input, such as mouse and keyboard, and switching SketchUp fullscreen.

With such advantage, creating FPS type games in MSPhysics, without interference of various keyboard/mouse shortcuts, is now a possibility. At the moment, the project is under development, particularly within the Wiki branch. French. Spanish. Basic Electronics 1: DC Circuit Analysis. Executive Command. Ever wanted to be President for a day?

Executive Command

In Executive Command, you can be President for four years! Check out the game trailer HERE. Try to accomplish what you set as your agenda while facing the challenges and responsibilities that crop up along the way. Being commander-in-chief and chief executive is no easy job! Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. The Raptor Reloaded – Enabling The Future. The team behind the original Raptor has released the Raptor Reloaded, an updated and re-factored version of the Raptor Hand. The entire device was modeled in Fusion 360, a free CAD tool that can import and export most standard solid body modeling formats such as STEP and IGES.

By designing the hand in a tool compatible with numerous CAD packages, we hope to lower the barrier to contribution to the e-NABLE project for engineers and designers. Previously, if a designer wanted to make a small adjustment to a part of a hand, they’d have to rebuild the entire part in their CAD software before they could make the change. Now they can download the source files and just spend their time making the specific change they had in mind. With this new set of source files, we hope to improve the pace of research and development within the design community. Shawn Shields. Video Gallery. Shakespeare Uncovered. Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. The Series 2 resources (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, and Othello) were created in partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library.

The resources for the first series (Macbeth, the comedies Twelfth Night and As You Like It, Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, Hamlet and The Tempest ) were created in collaboration with an advisory board comprised of high school educators and Shakespearean scholars. Nature. NASA Video Gallery. OpenStax. Open Course Library – Home. Courseware: Candela. Candela courseware from Lumen Learning provides an extremely low cost e-textbook alternative to expensive commercial textbooks in high enrollment college courses. Designed using open educational resources (OER), Candela courses offer much more than just an OER textbook. Value-added Open Educational Resources To create each Candela course, we curate open content including text, video and a variety of supplemental materials such as assessments, assignments, quiz question banks, study guides, online homework problem sets for quantitative courses, slide decks and other contributions from faculty members across the open education community.

Day One Student Access to Course Content. Courseware: Waymaker. Waymaker is Lumen’s next-generation courseware, combining curated, outcome-aligned open educational resources (OER) with personalized learning technologies that help instructors find and support the individual students who need it most. Waymaker keeps the person in personalized learning. How does it work? We start with the premise that all students are capable of great learning when they have an educational environment that fits their needs. OER Commons.

MERLOTx Home. MERLOT II - Home. Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu. OpenStax CNX. Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network – an open educational resource network for Washington State community and technical colleges. The Global Network for Open Education. The Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning. Creative Commons. Choose an Industry to Search Resources. Open Professionals Education Network.

CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey. Open Learning Initiative. Free Online Course Materials. Learning Media About pages. Classroom Resources. 10,000+ Open & Free Online Courses for 2015. Open UMass Boston. GALILEO, University System of Georgia. Saylor Academy. UDL Exchange: Home. About. Open Textbook Library. College Open Textbooks. Annenberg Learner. Select a program below, and click on the VoD icon to view it.

If you cannot find the resource you are looking for in this list, check our discontinued series list for distributor contact information. Against All Odds: Inside Statistics Shows students the relevance of statistics in real-world settings. TAACCCT courses - OER - Google Sheets. World Digital Library Home.