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Download & Streaming : Open Educational Resources collection eye MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), available at makes the course materials used in the teaching of all MIT undergraduate and graduate subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user in the world. Educators utilize the materials for curriculum development, while students and self-learners around the globe use them for self-study or supplementary use. With more than 2,000 courses now available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge. Open Professionals Education Network CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort. The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. A significant benefit of OER is that they provide source material to build your development efforts around. No need to invest development effort in creating something that already exists. OER come in a wide variety of types.

Why publish Open Access with De Gruyter Open? ◄ Back to overview Take advantage of the opportunity to have your work published in renowned series as well as new journals in emerging fields supervised by highly distinguished scholars. Numerous De Gruyter Open journals have impact factors, reflecting their importance in academic discourse. Others cover fields that are only emerging but has already acquired significant interest of scientific community.

Global Text Project We maintain the chapters for all Global Text Project books in open document format with extensive use of style sheets so that we can quickly convert them into different media or formats. Global Text Project books have been internationalized and converted to a standard format using OpenOffice. You can access individual chapters in open document format and modify them to meet your needs. We control changes to the master version of each chapter, so please report corrections and suggestion changes to the Associate Editor.

MERLOT II - Home Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Series and Works – Most scholarly publishers are set within the institutional framework of a large research university. Not surprisingly, these publishers tend to evaluate scholarly merit through a lens shaped by the needs and priorities of those institutions. But not all scholarship takes place within these institutions. As a scholarly press situated within the intellectual setting of a liberal-arts college, the Amherst College Press seeks scholarship characterized by originality, rigorous research, and clarity in the communication of ideas.

Virtual University Free and Open Source Software for E-learning Useful resources During the discussion held from 1-25 June 2004 over 200 links were shared and proposed by the participants. More links have been identified and added as the discussion continues.

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 For content providers - LRE The Learning Resource Exchange (LRE) is an infrastructure that: Federates systems that provide learning resources, e.g., learning resource repositories, authoring tools;Offers seamless access to these resources by educational systems that enable their use, e.g., educational portals, virtual learning environments (VLEs), interactive whiteboards;Supports multiple strategies for collecting and exposing metadata. The documentation provided in this section of the portal is intended for current and prospective content providers. Here you will find LRE Regulations, the LRE Metadata Application Profile and controlled vocabularies that will help content providers to connect to the LRE. Please note that the old LRE website is no longer in use. All information about the Learning Resource Exchange is available on this new LRE for schools website.

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 Lumen courseware places no paywall between students and the materials they need to succeed in their courses, so every student enjoys day one digital access to course content through the LMS.