OER

Pedagogies and contexts in which textbooksare used – please support this research by taking the survey

Collageus, can you assist with a survey re textbooks? Please read on… ==== I’m part of a project looking at the use of textbooks in teaching, and I’m inviting you to participate in a survey to help us gain further understanding of the pedagogies and contexts in which textbooks are used. This survey is for… Read more »

Opportunities to engage with Open Education

Greetings Open Education Colleagues: In early 2017, the Creative Commons Global Network (CCGN) completed a consultation process of renewing and reorganizing itself to support a strong and growing global movement. The year-long process resulted in the CCGN Global Network Strategy. Part of the new strategy is to establish defined areas of focus, or “platforms,” which… Read more »

Free online 4 week Open, Flexible and Social Learning Course

Colleagues, an invitation form the wonderful Chrissi Nerantzi (ALT Learning Technologist of the Year 2017) to join her four week course – see below for full details.   =============== Dear friends, We would like to bring to your attention a new iteration of the open course Flexible, Open and Social Learning or short FOS. Over four… Read more »

A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education Dilly Fung – Download for free

Colleagues, please find below the link to the free download of this open access book. Thanks to our previous PDRF Dr Jacq Priego for forwarding. https://goo.gl/Ygynsz Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students… Read more »

L&T journal from New Zealand – open access, interesting article on student transitions

Kia ora from NZ / Aotearoa, where we’re experiencing the lowest temperatures in a few years. But most of us know someone who has a radiator – we’ll get through it. Just writing to let you know about our journal, which has just gone ‘live’ on our website at: http://journal.atlaanz.org/index.php/ATLAANZ   There are five articles… Read more »

The Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development – now published

===thank you to University of Bedford colleagues ==== Dear Colleague, The Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development is now published. Please visit: https://journals.beds.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/jpd/issue/view/30 We hope you enjoy this issue. Vol 7, Issue 2 July 2017 Table of Contents Papers A Critical Approach to Global Citizenship in Initial Teacher Training in the UK… Read more »

Report and resources: Southern Region Aspiring National Teaching Fellows Networking event

35 staff from across the Southern Region gathered at Bournemouth University on 7th June to network and learn about the National Teaching Fellow scheme, run by the HEA . A joint event run by National Teaching Fellows Dr Kirsten Hardie, former Chair of the Association of NTFs (Arts University Bournemouth) and Professors Debbie Holley and Stephen Tee, (BU)…. Read more »

Are you using open education resources (OERs)?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that may be freely used at no cost and without needing to ask permission of the material’s creator. Unlike resources covered under copyright, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organisation who has specifically choosen to make them open to others. In some… Read more »

Webinar: Essential Tools & Technologies for the Library & Information Professional

*Apologies for cross posting!*   May be of interest to the Learning Development network as well – please circulate to colleagues as appropriate!   Essential Tools & Technologies for the Library & Information Professional What tools and technologies should you be using as a librarian or information professional in 2017?   Join the CILIP special… Read more »