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I've got a little project going...

I found out about Open Educational Resources -- " free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes"  right here at LINCS. I was part of several projects, creating and curating OER for Math.

  I think it's time to scale up!   

New Course: Using Open Educational Resources for Science

The LINCS Professional Development Center is offering a virtually facilitated, freely available course on Open Educational Resources (OER) for science. The OER course was created by American Institutes for Research (AIR). The course is facilitated by a highly experienced LINCS Facilitator. Registration is limited to 15 participants.

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

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

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 SkillsCommons.org 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!

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

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar
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.

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.

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