Advantages of using OER in K-12 Education

Hurix Digital

What Are Open Educational Resources (OER)? Open educational resources or OER are teaching, research, and learning resources that are available in the public domain for free use. While it is being embraced at every level of education, its adoption is most rampant in K-12 education. .

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What Are the Best OER Media Usage Practices?

Gutenberg Technology

To cater to their preferences, learning programs must adopt a similar feel and level of visual stimulation to the online content students are accustomed to. oer online learning OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES OER LMS eLearningMedia elements are extremely valuable tools to publishers.

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Why Open Content is Not Yet Adopted in the Workplace

Kapp Notes

A quick definition from the article: The term "open educational resources" was first adopted at UNESCO's 2002 Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware for Higher Education in Developing Countries funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. UNESCO helped to define OER as educational materials and resources "offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to re-mix, improve and redistribute."

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Openness then becomes mainstream, is adapted and adopted by the big companies. We are now at the stage where at least 50% of academics have published in open access journals (Stats from Wiley), an there is a growth in Open Educational Resources including OER Commons , with many universities now providing free content. eden15 education learning Martin Weller MOOCs OER open learning Openness Technology

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Digital learning futures

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During my talk, I discussed a number of possible scenarios that might result when wholesale adoption of digital technologies occurs in education and training. OER social media Learning Technologies Conference mobile learning touch screens Games based learningDigital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

Here’s how you can replace these expensive textbooks with technology in the classroom: Adopt a Subscription Model. If educational institutes start adopting OERs in classrooms, students will be able to save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on purchasing textbooks and rental subscriptions. Although rentals are a good option approved by educational institutes, OER is yet to be widely accepted by educational institutes.

Why Should Traditional Publishers Switch to Digital Publishing Platforms?

MagicBox

Traditional publishers need to adopt advanced learning methodologies to meet the student’s needs. Future-ready schools are also adopting these applications to streamline the process of homework and assignment submissions. Use effective and unique content to create an edge over OERs – Despite the arrival of many and varied modes of content delivery that are expected to reshape the digital publishing industry, content will continue to be the king.

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Why Should Traditional Publishers Switch to Digital Publishing Platforms?

MagicBox

Traditional publishers need to adopt advanced learning methodologies to meet the student’s needs. Future-ready schools are also adopting these applications to streamline the process of homework and assignment submissions. Use effective and unique content to create an edge over OERs – Despite the arrival of many and varied modes of content delivery that are expected to reshape the digital publishing industry, content will continue to be the king.

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Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

TechSmith Camtasia

From his research on how farmers try new ways of planting and harvesting, sociologist Everett Rogers noticed patterns in rates of adoption from early adopters to laggards. A few decades later, Geoffrey Moore proposed that adoption has more to do with sales and marketing than other factors. This focus on the people-side of adoption is similar to the technology acceptance model. Why do people adopt new innovations?

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Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Compared to higher education, where debates about online versus face-to-face content delivery are still quite heated, corporations have been early and fast adopters of elearning and technology-enabled learning tools. Many MOOCs are built using open educational resources (OER) or a combination of OER and proprietary content.

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Experiencing eLearning

ZaidLearn: University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE! Adopt and Adapt: Shaping Tech for the Classroom | Edutopia - Annotated. First, it helps to look at the typical process of technology adoption (keeping in mind, of course, that schools are not typical of anything.) Huge directory of links to free educational resources–open courseware, open educational resources, and general resources. Mostly higher ed.

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Corporate Training Through MOOCs: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Most MOOCs are easily customizable since they are built using open educational resources (OERs). When you adopt MOOCs, you benefit from timely training reports and analytics on learners. According to a recent report by Class Central , around 23 million new learners signed up for their first MOOC in 2017, taking the total number of learners to 81 million. This is similar to the 23 million learners registered in 2016.

Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

Prominence of technology in schools, colleges and universities has reached new dimensions with the adoption of new technologies like artificial intelligence, gamification, mobile learning and more. Universities are also benefiting from technology as they are able to adopt elearning trends such as contextual learning, two-way conversational learning, using video as a means of informative content, and enhancing use of all available data.

Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

Prominence of technology in schools, colleges and universities has reached new dimensions with the adoption of new technologies like artificial intelligence, gamification, mobile learning and more. Universities are also benefiting from technology as they are able to adopt elearning trends such as contextual learning, two-way conversational learning, using video as a means of informative content, and enhancing use of all available data.

What’s hot in Working Smarter in October

Jay Cross

Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more. HAROLD JARCHE. OCTOBER 29, 2013. PKM in 34 pieces. Much of my work on PKM has been inspired by others. have put these pieces together into a framework that I think makes sense and may be of some use. MORE >> ADAPTIVE PATH. OCTOBER 25, 2013. ‘Oh dear Lord. The new experience. You’ve spent months redesigning it and now you’re in the homestretch.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Unesco is inviting us to jointly discuss OER, so if you are interested, let yourself be heard! concerning OER. by Bill Brandon - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 5, 2010 Adoption and use of social networking by younger workers, who will soon be managers and supervisors, is growing rapidly.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

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The 2010 Horizon Report: What Learners Look to Us to Learn by Paul Signorelli - Learning Solutions Magazine , March 5, 2010 Technology tools that might still be on the periphery of our personal e-Learning radar screens are about to be adopted widely by those we serve, a newly released report shows. OER (9). Why Open Content is Not Yet Adopted in the Workplace , March 9, 2010. Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010. March is off to a great start!