Open Educational Resources and Learning Objects
Open education resources (OERs) are all sorts of materials open in the web for users to learn from or facilitators to support their instructional activities. This binder would like to become a collection of well ellaborated artifiacts that can exemplify what a learning object is.
The What, Why and How of Open Education Resources
Incorporating open education resources (OER) into course curriculum is not just about saving money and trees – it is about finding materials that are current, rich, engaging, rigorous and timely. This session will address factors that should be considered when building a curriculum out of OER such as principles of Universal Design for Learning, accessibility, technology requirements, the time involved with finding the materials, and careful planning and integration. One of the biggest challenges in using OER is knowing where to find quality materials; several sources for OER will be highlighted.
Discover how re-visioning research can lead to incredible student learning. Examples of student research projects will show how the cloud can be used as a strategy for students to synthesize information, enhance their writing, publish globally and share new knowledge using tools like blogs, wikis, GoogleDocs, Voicethread, and Animoto.
Ipad Resources for Educators
Located in this livebinder are many resources for Ipad use in the classroom. This livebinder is divided into several different groups including: students,students with special needs, parents, teachers, administrators.