Professional Learning

Additional professional learning resources about OER, Copyright, and other related topics for #GoOpenVA users.
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OpenLearn online course: Creating open educational resources

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Are you interested in creating your own open educational resources? This free course, Creating open educational resources, will help you to write a learning course and provide you with links to various resources for open-learning materials. You will learn about the different purposes of self-instruction and receive advice about the techniques and strategies to help the learner. After studying this course, you should be able to: state personal motivation for producing and using OERs evaluate some examples of educational resources for active open learning plan a structured learning experience using a range of resources produce, release and use OER understand how to evaluate teaching resources.

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Open Washington How to use Open Educational Resources Self-Paced Workshop

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This course walks you through techniques to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OER) into your teaching practice. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of OER including open licensing and public domain. It focuses on providing practical guidance in locating and applying openly available resources. It is expected that upon completion of this course participants will be able to Describe the meaning of open educational resources. Differentiate the concepts of open licensing, public domain, and all rights reserved copyrights. Identify resources that are openly licensed or in the public domain. Distinguish the different types of Creative Commons licenses. License works using a Creative Commons license. Find open educational resources and properly attribute a work offered under a Creative Commons license. This training is not facilitated.

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OpenLearnCreate's MSOE Making Sense of Open Education course

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On completion of this open course participants will have expanded their ability to: Describe the value of open educational practices (OEP) in their teaching and learning contexts Give examples of appropriate open educational resources (OER) for their practice Describe user permissions related to each of the Creative Commons license types Find and curate high quality OER for a course or small project Connect with other practitioners interested in exploring use of open educational resources and practices in their teaching

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