The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

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After learning about open educational resources (OER) at the HEeD Think Tank last spring (now. What I find truly innovative about these platforms is their ability to bring together all of your library’s content, in addition to the OERs, to not only save money, but help faculty become more creative with their course design. Babson’s recent report on OER adoption , awareness of OER is slowly but surely gaining traction at universities and colleges across the country.

Online Classes Get a Missing Piece: Teamwork

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The lack of social interaction could be one reason behind high dropout rates in online classes. Often in online courses students disappear and drop,” says Barbara Illowsky, dean of basic skills and online educational resources (OER) and a professor of mathematics and statistics at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. “I’m Most online courses are a solitary experience for learners.

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

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blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. large scale dropouts, superficial learning)? MOOC dropouts are a real issue - at the Open University we''ve known for a long time that students really require a lot of support if they are to succeed.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” This Edsurge article – “ OER is Growing at Religious Colleges , But Raises Unique Challenges” – strikes me as a little weird, considering the long relationship between open education (the conference, at the very least) and former BYU professor David Wiley. *Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. Via eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough. Via Education Week ): “ Hillary Clinton Campaign Releases $500 Million Anti-Bullying Plan.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” Via Edsurge : “Campus Support for OER is Growing, Survey Finds.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. I’m starting on that project soon, and my god, this all looks so grim. National) Education Politics.