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Finding and Using Open Educational Resources

Did a workshop on Finding and Using Open Educational Resources (#OER) on Learning Day.  Here some of the resources we checked out: http://bit.ly/oervalencia We also tried to make the case for open textbooks and OER to the Learning Council and

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Information about #IndieWeb & #WordPress

Thanks for sharing information about #IndieWeb & #WordPress, Greg McVerry.  Still just gradually trying out things here. This is a first stab at trying a webmention.  The IndieWeb site and Chris Aldrich’s site have been very helpful in getting started,

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Resources for Improving Student Success in College Math Courses

I posted some resources for improving student success in college math courses over on the POD list, copied below: I highly recommend this free ebook that MAA (mathematical association of america) put out last year: Instructional Practices Guide: Guide to

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The Case for Open Textbooks

Here is an article summarizing some of the research and data on the benefits of open textbooks that I posted over on the circles of innovation site: The Open Textbook Alliance created a nice handout explaining The Case for Open Textbooks.  Open

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