OER

OER Discovery Research: Librarian and Faculty Curation Personas ISKME   November 02, 2021 ISKME’s work over the last decade has revealed that a principal barrier to OER use by educators is difficulty in finding the resources that they need. Existing OER platforms, including the Open Textbook Network, ISKME’s own OER Commons, and a growing number of institutional...
STEM Accessibility: Explicitly Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for All Learners Amee Evans Godwin   February 03, 2021 ISKME, in collaboration with the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College (SERC), has just released an evaluation framework that STEM educators can use to determine the accessibility of OER based on auditory, visual, and neurological learner needs. Based on...
Advancing Equity and Online Learning at California Community Colleges Through OER Policy Support: An Invitation to Trustees, Directors, and Decision Makers ISKME   January 12, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities and ushered in new challenges to which California and its community colleges are being called upon to respond. Alongside the rising cost of tuition and students’ weak overall safety net, colleges are facing budget...
Supporting Increased Use of OER for Online and Remote Learning In California Community Colleges Amee Evans Godwin   November 05, 2020 In higher education, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly exacerbated existing inequities and ushered in new urgent challenges to which states and institutions have had to respond. Additionally, Californians have been facing wildfire evacuations, loss of homes, and disruptions...
#CurateOER: What are we seeking to learn about K-12 librarians and OER? Amee Evans Godwin   July 02, 2018 Through open licensing, Open Educational Resources (OER) enable possibilities for new, more collaborative teaching and learning practices—because the materials can be used, adapted and shared across learning communities. Realizing the potential of OER, school librarians...
Supporting Deeper Learning Through OER and Open Educational Practice ISKME   October 16, 2017 By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing industry and traditional constraints around content ownership, ISKME’s...
Supporting Deeper Learning Through OER and Open Educational Practice ISKME   October 16, 2017 By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing industry and traditional constraints around content ownership, ISKME’s...
Supporting Deeper Learning Through OER and Open Educational Practice ISKME   October 16, 2017 By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing industry and traditional constraints around content ownership, ISKME’s...
Supporting Deeper Learning Through OER and Open Educational Practice ISKME   October 16, 2017 By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing industry and traditional constraints around content ownership, ISKME’s...
Supporting Deeper Learning Through OER and Open Educational Practice ISKME   October 16, 2017 By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing industry and traditional constraints around content ownership, ISKME’s...