During SUNY CIT, the FACT2 OER Task Group reported out on a framework for open educational resources. Here are some notes regarding their presentation. Continue reading
Open Educational Resouces
Two Methods for Curating, Organizing, and Sharing Course Content
There are countless great resources available on the web. These resources can be readily used in your courses. The problem for many is how to curate, organize, and share them. Let me share two options that I use. Continue reading
Evaluating the Quality of Websites
Did You Know…Evaluating the quality of material found on web pages requires two actions: 1) be suspicious, and 2) think critically about every page you find. The following checklist; devised by Joe Barker of the Teaching Library, University of California, Berkeley, will help you with your critique.
Question and Answer Websites
Did You Know…Question and answer websites have popped up all over the Internet. These interactive sites are designed to connect individuals and help them get answers to questions. Sharon Housley compiled a list of some of the more popular Question & Answers websites:
Have You Tried a Little Merlot?
Have you tried a little MERLOT? No, not the wine, but the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. MERLOT provides a Free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff, and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy. MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, collection of peer reviewed higher education, online learning materials, cataloged by registered members and a set of faculty development support services.