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Free, Leveled Online Libraries: How are teachers using them with students?

Over the past month, I've been alerted to a number of really great, free reading resources that include relevant, non-fiction texts suited for adult learners of all levels. You can read more details about each of them on this blog post from last week. 

The sites mentioned in the blog were:

Workforce GPS: Free Resources for Apprenticeship & Work-based Learning

Are you an institution in need of free resources to set up apprenticeship and other work-based learning opportunities? This webinar will explore Open Educational Resources (OER) available on that were produced by community colleges in partnership with employers across the country. You will learn about the array of OER related to apprenticeship and work-based learning, such as guides, reports, course materials, handbooks, and much more!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online webinar

Workforce GPS: Resources for Developmental Education Using Competency-Based Education

Are you interested in using open educational resources (OER) to create competency-based education (CBE) programs for development education? Learn about Lord Fairfax Community College’s strategies for meeting soft skills, adult basic education, and developmental education needs using OER resources in its Knowledge to Work portal, and hear about the latest research on CBE for developmental education.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online webinar

FANTASTIC SkillsCommons OER Curriculum Resources for Career Pathways!

Are you designing career pathways programs? Save yourself some time and money--if you haven't seen this resource, you must check it out!!! AMAZING! Use them as is or redesign! OVER 7400 resources for FREE and open!

Advancing Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Adult Education

OCTAE is excited to announce the award and commencement of a new project with Luminary Labs: Advancing Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Adult Education. Through this three-year project, ED hopes to accelerate the teaching and learning of advanced mathematics through the use of high-quality OER aligned to College and Career Readiness Standards, innovative teaching models, Teacher User Groups, and next-generation educational technologies.

The Lancet Public Health -- New OER

Dear Health Literacy Colleagues:

Tags: pubic health, OER

Register now for Open Math-Open Resources online course

The LINCS Region 1 Professional Development Center is hosting the facilitated online course, Open Math-Open Resources. This course is FREE, but we ask that only participants who are willing to complete this intensive course register. Registration is limited to 16 participants.

Free Open Education Resources webinar

Dear Health Literacy Colleagues:

I've lifted the announcement below from the LINCS Science CoP.  The OER available for basic science and special topics, like anatomy and nutrition, are very impressive so I hope you will sign up.  After the webinar, we can compare notes, share ideas, and share additional health-related links. 

Cynthia Zafft

Health Literacy Moderator

Tags: OER, free webinar

It’s all Free! Open Education Resources (Free Webinar)

It’s all Free!  Open Education Resources
Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern


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