ISKME Blog Series

Open Education

Texas Higher Ed OER Landscape Study Report Finds Growth Statewide Amee Evans Godwin    January 31, 2022 The recently released report, Advancing an Ecosystem for Open Educational Resources: OER in Texas Higher Education Biennial Report 2021, sheds light on statewide efforts to build OER awareness and...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
#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...
School Librarians and STEM in the Digital Age: Faculty Advance a New Program Integrating OER Amee Evans Godwin    September 01, 2015 A powerful shift is in progress where, increasingly, librarian expertise in inquiry, 21st learning skills, and information literacy is becoming critical to STEM learning and classrooms and to the...
Remote Teaching & Learning with OER    March 16, 2020 Our team at ISKME has been closely following the news of school closures due to the coronavirus. In addition to accessing resources in our digital public library, you can benefit from the work done...
Elevating School Librarians As Curriculum Creators and Collaborators Amee Evans Godwin    April 13, 2016 All too often, the school librarian is an underutilized member of the team. As the use of digital content in school grows ever more connected to improved teaching and learning, school librarians...
Sharing Learning Resources Strengthens Teaching Practice Amee Evans Godwin    March 08, 2016  ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project builds networks of teacher collaborators around OER authoring and sharing ISKME has been facilitating teacher...