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Open Educational Resources

Questions to the Field: Integrating OER and Free Resources in Adult Education

Last month at a meeting with distance learning adult educators from around the country, I had the opportunity to present on OER integration and share CrowdED Learning’s SkillBlox initiative. My copresenter from Pennsylvania walked through the evolution they have gone through with their GED distance learning program, and how that led to a model strategy for integrating free and open education resources into their curriculum.

Pennsylvania uses Canvas LMS to organize learning resources from their "anchor resource" as well as free and open resources

Starting March 20: Free Instructional Evaluation Service Course to Support Adult Education

Looking for instructional design professional development opportunities?

Join the 600+ who registered for Designers for Learning's new 6-week instructional evaluation service project to support adult basic education. This free project-based service course on Canvas Network is an excellent opportunity to gain evaluation experience while building your instructional design portfolio.

  • Cost: Free

  • Project Duration: March 20 - April 30, 2017

  • Prerequisites: None

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.

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

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

Connect with OER Experts During Next Week’s Event!

Event Title: Open Educational Resources (OER): How Can These Free Resources be Used for ESL Teaching and Learning?

Event Type: Online Discussion in the LINCS Community

Date(s): August 25 - September 1, 2015

Open Educational Resources (OER): How Can These Free Resources be Used for ESL Teaching and Learning? is fast approaching.

Open Educational Resources Discussion Begins Today!

Dear Colleagues,

The Science, Math, and Evidence-based Professional Development groups are excited to host the Open Educational Resources: Working Together to Evaluate and Promote High Quality Resources in the Classroom discussion this week! Special guests Dahlia Shaewitz, Dr. Tara Myers, and Amanda Duffy from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will lead a lively discussion now through Friday exploring the values and challenges of using open educational resources (OER).

Upcoming Open Educational Resources Event – Evaluating and Promoting High-Quality Resources in the Classroom

Event Title: Open Educational Resources: Working Together to Evaluate and Promote High Quality Resources in the Classroom

Event Type: Online Discussion in the LINCS Community and Webinar

Online Discussion: May 18-22, 2015

Webinar: May 28, 2015 (1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET) / Register for the webinar

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Adult Educator Opportunity to Use OERs

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We’re looking for Adult Education Math or Science Instructors to help us evaluate STEM Open Education Resources!
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