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.
four platforms for electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences: OpenEdition Books, Revues.org, Hypotheses, Calenda OpenEdition Books is giving pride of place to Brazil at the 2015 Salon du Livre de Paris by presenting a selection of humanities and social science titles about the country. Environmental issues, urbanism, economic and technological development, political movements, cultural and academic cooperat... South America is heterogeneous. This heterogeneity is, of course, partly due to the vast geographical, social and cultural area covered by the term. But heterogeneity also cuts across the South American continent because of the numerous forms of hybridity, cross-fertilisation and mixing that exis... A major political and social upheaval is happening in Syria.
Workshop: considering openness I facilitated a workshop with academic staff at GMIT (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology) last week in which we considered, mostly through group discussion, openness as educators. Carina Ginty invited me to share some of the ideas from Navigating the Marvellous: openness in education as a prompt for the discussion. The following slidedeck summarises some of the concepts we explored and the activity used to kick off the discussion. ccc ccc
Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering About the Course The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product development-product testing cycle, patent protection, and FDA approval. It is designed for science and non-science majors. View class sessions » 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.
Open Educational Resources - Babson Survey Research Group 2016 National Report Opening the Textbook: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16 Awareness of open educational resources (OER) among U.S. higher education teaching faculty has improved, but still remains less than a majority, according to a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group. Works Skip to main content ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst Part of the Materials Science and Engineering Commons Works in Materials Science and Engineering Launching Blackboard Collaborate Start Session Optionally, you can pre-configure your computer and test your audio using one of our Configuration Rooms prior to your session. Please visit our "First time Users" section in the Support Portal to view configuration rooms for Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing.