How to Open Pedagogy (SlideShare) - Erin DeRosa
In this recorded July 18, 2017 webinar, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discuss the topics from the "The OER Moment" booklet. Share background on OER issues and benefits as well as case studies. Click here to sign up to get free copy of full report.
Provides a short video overview then links to practical web resources using these categories: Getting Started, How to Find OER, Open Lesson Plans, Courses, and Activities, Open Alternatives to Textbooks, Additional Resources on the Web.
Describes the benefits to educators in an open education system and how current professional learning can debilitate.
Don't be derailed by the K-12 focus with this three-step approach to an institutional move to OER. Adapt it for your purposes.
"This article synthesizes the results of 16 studies that examine either (1) the influence of OER on student learning outcomes in higher education settings or (2) the perceptions of college students and instructors of OER. Results across multiple studies indicate that students generally achieve the same learning outcomes when OER are utilized and simultaneously save significant amounts of money."
Presents five strategies how colleges and universities can lower the cost of textbooks for students in conjunction with OER.
A 35-minute podcast, an interview with educator, John Stewart, discussing how he uses OER in his teaching. There are also links to the resources mentioned in the podcast.
Slides from OER scholar/educator's keynote entitled, "OpenOregon: Tools & Techniques for Transforming Teaching." Here is a visual and conceptual presentation on why and how OER in your teaching.
Provides searchable open lectures, activities, lessons, and texts by level and subject. Account is free.
Peer-reviewed open access textbooks by discipline. Account is free.
Thousands of open access movies, ebooks, audiobooks, courses and audio files. from major scholars and artists. No account necessary.
Promoted by the Department if Education, Office of Educational Technology, this searchable database is "an open database where content creators and educators can share information about digital educational resources." No account necessary.
A curated list of OER sites with brief descriptions of each. A good place to start if you want to browse sites (in addition to those above) to find one(s) that suits your needs.