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17 things to know about K-12 OER textbooks

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Has your school district started to use open educational resources (OER) yet? But has your school district considered K-12 OER textbooks? Printed textbooks have been used for centuries, and while they still work, there are many reasons why school districts are transitioning to OER versions. .

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How to develop K-12 open educational resources

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Have you ever considered creating your own open educational resources (OER)? When you build your own, you can differentiate instruction and support every student with the specific learning content they need. Types of OER you can develop for K-12. Why you should develop OER for K-12.

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It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

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In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. The first goal was to create an environmental scan of the digital learning environment in higher education with a focus on adaptive technology.

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#DLNchat: Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Ed

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Can open educational resources, or OER, truly create more equity and access? That was the question at the heart of our #DLNchat on January 9, which centered around OER in Higher Education. To me OER is also about the democratization of access to education, and the pursuit and sharing of knowledge.

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#DLNchat: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation?

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Those were just a couple of the questions raised on Tuesday, February 27 when the #DLNchat community got together to discuss: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation? The #DLNchat community concurred there are ample opportunities for library-led collaborations in digital learning across campus.

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OER is Growing at Religious Colleges, But Raises Unique Challenges

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One popular draw to open educational resources is that these openly-licensed learning materials can—and are often encouraged to—be tailored for a particular professor or course. Communications librarian Kristen Hoffman oversees much of the OER work at Seattle Pacific University, a Christian university in Washington.

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?A Playbook to Go Open: 5 Steps to Adopting OER

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Adoption of digital learning resources is taking hold in schools and districts across the United States. Public schools now provide at least one computer for every five students and spend more than $3 billion per year on digital content, according to Education Week.

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