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Open Professionals Education Network

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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. The page below will help you find openly licensed media elements to use within your courses. OER also exist as distinctly education content such as full courses, workshops, textbooks, tests and assessments. The page below will help you find openly licensed education content you can use in whole or in part. It is unlikely that you will find OER that perfectly fit your needs. Open Educational Resources are distributed across the Internet. 1. 2. 3.

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Open Educational Resources - Babson Survey Research Group Inflection Point: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2019 Inflection Point: Educational Resources in U.S. Open Textbooks Maths Science Downloading our books You can download our open textbooks in different formats to use them in the way that suits you. The files can be big, so we don't make them available from our mobi site (the one you're currently viewing). Visit the desktop version of the site to access the download files for all of our titles. untitled Imagine constantly feeling pulled in multiple directions while trying to balance life as a college student and a mom. Keeping up with readings, devoting time to studying while also working to pay for childcare and tuition can often result in making choices that puts both roles in question. Whether a student mom is missing a child’s soccer game for a course, or missing class because of a sick kid, these are all common struggles that students who are moms face every day.

untitled This section will talk about strategies for effectively reading academic texts in English. These are intended as additional notes for ESOL students to those given in the reading section. Before discussing these strategies it is important to outline some of the pitfalls of reading and translating from texts written in your own language. The Dangers of Translating Introduction to Openness in Education Welcome to Introduction to Openness in Education. This course provides a broad overview of the ways in which openness impacts many areas of education – curriculum, instruction, learning, policy, technology, research, and finance, among others. My name is David Wiley, and I'm the designer of your open course. You can learn more about me at my website, davidwiley.org (Links to an external site.). The main goal of this course is to give you a broad but shallow grounding in the primary areas of work in the field of open education. Never fear, however – as you review the badges available for this course you’ll see that you have plenty of opportunity to dive deeper in the specific areas that interest you.

USF Tampa Library Open Access Textbooks Collection William F. Trench Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems is written for students in science, engineering, and mathematics who have completed calculus through partial differentiation. If your syllabus includes Chapter 10 (Linear Systems of Differential Equations), your students should have some preparation in linear algebra. In writing this book I have been guided by the these principles:

Find Open Textbooks – BCcampus OpenEd Resources Hair Colour for Hairstylists: Level 2Author(s): Arden Magtiza, Vancouver Island UniversityUpdated: Feb 19, 2021Description: This manual serves as a guide for apprentices with the desire to stretch beyond their foundational colour knowledge and skills so as to reach a higher level of competency. This text will walk the stylist step-by-step through many current and advanced techniques used in the industry today. Accessible Elementary Algebra - 2e (OpenStax)Author(s): Lynn Marecek, Santa Ana College, MaryAnne Anthony-Smith, Formerly of Santa Ana College, Andrea Honeycutt Mathis, Northeast Mississippi Community CollegeUpdated: Feb 10, 2021Description: Elementary Algebra - 2e is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for a one-semester elementary algebra course. The book’s organization makes it easy to adapt to a variety of course syllabi.

untitled Who wouldn’t like a better memory? The issue is, how can we get one short of better genes and superhuman brain power? A few apps may hold the key. In this post, we share some of our favorites so you can educate and empower yourself. 1. Use and Abuse of Reusable Learning Objects 1 Movements in the Learning Object Economy In the past 5-7 years there have been considerable efforts in the computer-mediated learning field towards standardization of metadata elements to facilitate a common method for identifying, searching and retrieving Learning Objects (LOs). Recently, a consensus has emerged among the various bodies spearheading these efforts - including the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) Learning Object Metadata Working Group, the IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc., and the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative - on what these common metadata elements might be.

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