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Keller, Wendi – About Campus, 2021
The author, department chair over Communication, Humanities, and Reading at a large Northeast Ohio community college, shares her school's experience with adopting Open Education Resources (OER), which are openly licensed and free resources. This endeavor took a strong team effort and the curriculum has been reviewed to be stronger than ever. The…
Descriptors: Reflection, Open Educational Resources, Department Heads, Administrator Attitudes
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An, Yunjo – International Journal of Technology in Education, 2021
This paper discusses the history of the instructional design and technology field in four major time periods: (1) 1900s-1930s, (2) World War II-1970s, (3) 1980s-1990s, and (4) 21st century. Since the 20th century has been discussed in detail in earlier works, this paper puts more focus on the 21st century section, which includes discussions of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Educational History, Social Media, Game Based Learning
Mohee, Romeela; Perris, Kirk – Commonwealth of Learning, 2021
This guide and tool has been designed to support higher education institutions to review, or audit, their readiness to offer blended learning courses. Users of the guide and tool will benchmark their institution's status with blended learning across a range of categories that includes policy, infrastructure, partnerships, learner support,…
Descriptors: Guides, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Open Educational Resources
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Ochieng, Vollan O.; Gyasi, Razak M. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2021
Research is an essential tool for the creation and advancement of knowledge for socio-economic development. Whilst individuals pursue different kinds of education in order to match international standards, employers are keen to recruit employees with needed skills for a competitive edge. Due to the newly existing educational technologies,…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Social Justice, Higher Education, Productivity
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Camel, Valerie; Maillard, Marie-Noëlle; Descharles, Nicolas; Le Roux, Even; Cladière, Mathieu; Billault, Isabelle – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Educational resources that cover essential knowledge related to chemistry safety rules are openly accessible on the CHIMACTIV website (http://chimactiv.agroparistech.fr/). Organized into two online tracks, the content covers personal and collective protections, first aid, as well as the handling of hazardous chemicals. Being interactive and…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Training Methods, Chemistry, Laboratory Safety
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Oelfke, Alissa L.; Sadowski, Jennifer A.; Mathwig Ramseier, Cari; Iremonger, Christopher; Volkert, Katrina; Dykman, Emily; Kuhl, Lynne; Baumann, Annie – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2021
This study evaluated a coordinated and collaborative pilot implementation of open educational resources (OER) across multiple disciplines including nursing, accounting, environmental science, religious studies, and finance. Participating faculty were qualitatively surveyed regarding their experience creating and implementing OER in a course.…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Textbooks, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Chatham, Daniel, Ed. – IGI Global, 2021
The current learning environment is substantially different than what existed for most of the 20th century. Learners and teachers today must navigate in perpetually changing contexts where education is influenced by technological advancement and obsolescence, economic barriers, a changing employment landscape, and even international politics.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Instructional Design, 21st Century Skills, Educational Technology
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Sansom, Rebecca L.; Clinton-Lisell, Virginia; Fischer, Lane – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
General chemistry is a gateway course for most STEM majors, so student success is a priority for chemistry faculty. Providing quality information resources for students, including textbooks, is one way that instructors can support student learning. However, these resources can be prohibitively expensive for some students, causing them to opt out…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Performance Factors, Instructional Effectiveness, Chemistry
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Dozier, Vanjury – Education Libraries, 2021
This case study will describe the labor and collaborative efforts, to-date, of an embedded librarian to pilot an OER textbook creation and/or adoption program in her liaison area--a school of education serving approximately 850 graduate and 150 undergraduates at a private Catholic university on the West Coast of the U.S.A. This case study will…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Experience, Pilot Projects, Open Educational Resources
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Otto, Daniel – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2021
Open Educational Resources (OER) have become widespread, but constantly lack adoption. The various studies that address this lack predominantly focus on structural causes (e.g. lack of time, legal uncertainty) while omitting individual factors. However, the latter especially can yield insights into the 'black box' of individual drivers for OER…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns, Knowledge Level, Intention
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Rets, Irina; Rogaten, Jekaterina – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2021
Open Educational Resources (OER) aim to provide equal access to education. Yet, as the language level used in OER presents a barrier to many learners, there is a need to make these resources more comprehensible. This study combined eye-tracking methodology and comprehension assessment to explore the effect of text simplification on English second…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Corbeil, Joseph Rene, Ed.; Khan, Badrul H., Ed.; Corbeil, Maria Elena, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021
"Microlearning in the Digital Age" explores the design and implementation of bite-sized learning and training in technology-enabled environments. Grounded in research-based best practices and a robust, eight-dimensional framework, this book applies the latest developments in mobile learning, social media, and instructional/multimedia…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Minicourses, Electronic Learning, Instructional Design
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Zaid, Yetunde A.; Alabi, Adefunke O. – Open Learning, 2021
Open educational resources (OERs) have increased in popularity and are becoming an important method of providing access to, and enhancing, the teaching and learning experience for both lecturers and students. Despite their popularity, approaches that may work best for sustaining OER initiatives in Nigerian universities are still evolving in…
Descriptors: Universities, Open Educational Resources, Program Implementation, Sustainability
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Haipinge, Erkkie; Kadhila, Ngepathimo – Journal of Learning for Development, 2021
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are online courses that are open to anyone with Internet access. Pioneered in North America, they were developed for contexts with broader access to technology and wider access to the Internet. As globally networked learning environments (GNLEs), MOOCs foster collaborative communities and learning in ways not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Higher Education
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Kinyua, Ann Hildah Gatakaa – Journal of Learning for Development, 2021
Open Educational Resources (OER) are geared towards promoting accessibility to education and to help overcome certain constraints to education associated with traditional ways of learning. However, these OERs can only be successfully rolled out and utilised in environments already enjoying certain infrastructural empowerments, including…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Curriculum Implementation, Open Educational Resources, Barriers
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