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A New Model for OER: Anthologies Instead of Textbooks?

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I have heard that sometimes adjunct faculty are assigned to teach a class at the last minute, often with the textbook already chosen and sometimes with a syllabus to follow. No one should argue that this is an ideal situation. … Continue reading →
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How Good Can a Course that Follows a Standard Textbook Be?

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[Note: this post marks my attempt to rejoin the Open Learning ’17 conversation, from which I’ve been absent for several weeks. We’ll see how it goes; fitting even one more thing into any semester is a challenge, and I’m juggling several “extras” this semester.] The post title is deliberately a bit provocative (and, of course, riffs off of […]
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Welcome to OER Week of OpenLearning’17

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Open Educational Resources metaphor
OER, which is an acronym for Open Educational Resources, seems like a no-brainer to me. In my 30+ year career teaching Principles of Economics, I have used a variety of books, including traditional commercial textbooks, books written on economic subjects … Continue reading →
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Open Pedagogy Praxis

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This week’s focus for OpenLearning17 has been Open Pedagogy. Co-directors Amy Nelson and Shelli Fowler have provided an engaging array of readings and activities that have inspired some great dialogue (don’t miss today’s Twitter chat at #OpenLearning17). Inspired by all that I’ve been reading this week, I talked with a colleague here in my library … <a href="https://sueerickson.wordpress.com/2017/03/17/open-pedagogy-praxis/">Continue reading <span>Open Pedagogy Praxis</span> <span>→</span></a><img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=sueerickson.wordpress.com&blog=122834108&post=59&subd=sueerickson&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1">
This week’s focus for OpenLearning17 has been Open Pedagogy. Co-directors Amy Nelson and Shelli Fowler have provided an engaging array of readings and activities that have inspired some great dialogue (don’t miss today’s Twitter chat at #OpenLearning17). Inspired by all that I’ve been reading this week, I talked with a colleague here in my library […]
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Overwhelmed

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For the second year iteration of our UDGAgora work with faculty from the University of Guadalajara, the schedule moved to the second day a presentation on openness Brian Lamb and had done in 2015 later in the week. 
Since 2003 Brian and I have done eno...
Feeling overwhelmed by using more than a dozen different software programs before finishing my morning coffee, I looked for a list of software to make a word cloud. The best...
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Fixing the shirt but spoiling the trousers #OER17 Open Call for Your Stories!

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Reading Time: 2 minutesSo I am finally getting around to solidifying (inasmuch as someone like me can solidify something this far ahead of its date) my OER17 keynote. There are slides, people. 90 of them. Some will have to go, because I also … Continue reading →
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Perspectives on #OpenAccess During #OpenLearning17 hangout

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Reading Time: 1 minutesWe just ended the first of two #OpenLearning17 hangouts, with Frances Bell, Chris Gilliard, Chris Friend and surprise guest, Peter Suber, whose book on Open Access we’ve been reading this week. The hangout was co-facilitated by Sue Erickson and myself, … Continue reading →
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Categories Beyond Gold and Green #OpenAccess

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Reading Time: 3 minutesIn case you don’t know, we’re reading Peter Suber’s book Open Access this week as part of #OpenLearning17 cMOOC week 7 and focusing mainly on chapter one for now. I’m co-facilitating the week w the wonderful Sue Erickson and there are a variety of activities throughout the week. … Continue reading →
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#OpenLearning17 is Connected Learning

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I was a bit daunted when I was asked to be a co-director for the Open Access week of OpenLearning17, and had mixed feelings when I realized that my co-director was a total stranger in Egypt.  Would this person be a good collaborator (yes!) and how would we plan a week of activities together when … <a href="https://sueerickson.wordpress.com/2017/03/05/openlearning17-is-connected-learning/">Continue reading <span>#OpenLearning17 is Connected Learning</span></a><img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=sueerickson.wordpress.com&blog=122834108&post=45&subd=sueerickson&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1">
I was a bit daunted when I was asked to be a co-director for the Open Access week of OpenLearning17, and had mixed feelings when I realized that my co-director was a total stranger in Egypt.  Would this person be a good collaborator (yes!) and how would we plan a week of activities together when […]
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