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Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom By Ana Beaven et al.
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The present publication arose from the two-day conference “Learning through Sharing: Open Resources, Open Practices, Open Communication” organised jointly by the EUROCALL Teacher... More > Education and Computer Mediated Communication Special Interest Groups at the University of Bologna (Italy) on 29-30 March 2012. The main objective was to showcase the many ways in which practitioners in different settings are engaging with the concepts of open resources and practices, and to provide ideas for language teachers who might want to dip their toes into the Open Educational Resources/Open Educational Practices world, or experiment further.< Less
A Guide to Making Open Textbooks With Students By Rebus Community
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A handbook for faculty interested in practicing open pedagogy by involving students in the making of open textbooks, ancillary materials, or other Open Educational Resources. This is a first edition,... More > compiled by Rebus Community, and we welcome feedback and ideas to expand the text.< Less
Achieving impact in Africa through openness By Pauline Ngimwa
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Pauline Ngimwa was commissioned by the Open Learning Network (OLnet) project to review the experiences and outputs of six fellows from Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). In 2011, the OLnet project partnered... More > with the Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa (TESSA) project to offer six fellowships to scholars and educational professionals with an interest in researching open educational resources (OER) and their use to support teacher education. This was aimed at enhancing the capacity of those who have already demonstrated interest in and awareness of the potential of OER to improve the education sector in the region. The fellows came from academic institutions already participating in the TESSA project which are located in four countries, namely: Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Mauritius. This document is available as PDF free to download from< Less
New case studies of openness in and beyond the language classroom By Ana Beaven et al.
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A follow-up to the successful 2013 publication about OER and language teaching, this book celebrates the many ways in which language teachers and learners around the globe are embracing the concept... More > of ‘openness’ in and beyond the language classroom. Divided into three sections (creating and using OERs, working in open spaces, and openness and teacher development), these short, practical case studies provide first-hand information on how openness can facilitate language teaching and learning. The editors hope it will inspire teachers to explore open tools, practices, and teacher development as part of their language teaching practice.< Less
Wise Practice: Affective Education in the Inner City By Richard Levine & Kimberly Wise
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Wise Practice shows the teaching of relationship and affective education skills. For teachers who are relegated to urban schools unprepared, Wise Practice can be a resource and inspiration. For the... More > rest of us, including parents, policy makers, and anybody who seeks answers to what can be done proactively to reduce violence in our society, this book is an eye opener.< Less
The Future of Learning Content: Digital Textbooks, Open Content, Apple and Beyond! By Rob Reynolds
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Education as we know it is going to experience an extraordinary transformation throughout the current decade. This transformation will require an innovative response from both the learning content... More > industry as well the educational system that feeds it. The Future of Learning Content explores the past, present and future of the textbook industry and other learning content channels. The book provides forecasts for the transition to digital learning content and discusses how that transition is disrupting the learning content and education sectors. Additional topics covered include: 1) The history of textbooks in the U.S.; 2) The learning content industry and its different market segments in the U.S.; 3) General technology and cultural trends related to media production and consumption; 4) The rise of digital textbooks and forecasts for digital learning content adoption in the U.S.; 5) Open textbook and open educational resource (OER) projects.< Less
International Grades - Open Technologies: A practical guide to assessment for learning By Ian Lynch
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A practical guide to assessment for learning supporting internationally accredited certificates for IT Users. Progression routes with certificates for complete beginners with low levels of education... More > to achieving self-sufficiency using entirely free resources from the internet. Version 2.2 has a revision to reduce the number of mandatory units.< Less
Open Your Heart with Gardens: Mastering Life through Love of Plants By Carolyn Haley
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Transform your life with this book. Open Your Heart with Gardens will help you - even if you have a black thumb - learn how you can benefit emotionally and spiritually from gardens. Learn about the... More > more unusual aspects of gardening, such as edible plants, microclimates, and lasagna gardens. And learn how plants can play a variety of beneficial roles in your life: food, beauty, therapy, tools, resource, work, exercise, entertainment, education, comfort, art, and more!< Less
How Community College Presidents Frame the Purpose of Higher Education By Brian Bicknell, Ed.D
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This study focuses on that tier of higher education in which philosophical understanding about educational purposes has been most contested: the community college. It is at the community college that... More > the greatest and most explicit push has been made for higher education to simultaneously promote a democratic citizenry, create a more efficient labor force, and provide upward mobility (Brint & Karabel, 1989). Initiatives aimed at access; workforce development; individual, social and economic class mobility; and transfer to senior institutions openly compete for limited resources. Thus, it may be in the community college that the framing of purpose by the college president will be most apparent.< Less
Digital Teaching In Higher Education: Designing E-learning for International Students of Technology, Innovation and the Environment By Tom Worthington
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Higher Education is a global industry, driving a new technological, industrial revolution. However, it is important to remember education is still about teachers helping students learn. This work is... More > a collection of short essays exploring how to use digital technology to provide a form of teaching which will meet social and economic goals, and make use of technology, while still having a place for the academic as a teacher. This book charts one future for Higher Education, including instructional design, planning and management, catering for international students, using Open Education Resources and Mobile Learning. Case studies presenting the design of e-learning courses in ICT Sustainability and innovation are provided, along with educational theory and extensive references.< Less

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