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Classroom Review (Office Hours Summary)

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“Facilitating Classroom Review of Open Textbooks,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured three guests with varying perspectives on classroom review—from the theoretical to the applied. Our guests gave us loads to think about, including student reviewer compensation, assessment tools, and how classroom review can be an opportunity for open pedagogy. This month, we wereKeep reading “Classroom Review (Office Hours Summary)”

Reimagining Peer Review (Office Hours Summary)

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“Reimagining Peer Review,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured four guests who borrow from, disrupt, throw away, and shift elements of traditional peer review. They identified problems and discussed approaches to reimagining peer review. This month, we were joined by Dan Rudmann (Associate Director, Community Outreach, punctum books), Catherine Ahearn (Head of Content, PubPub,Keep reading “Reimagining Peer Review (Office Hours Summary)”

Reports: Blueprint for Success in College & Career

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This is the ninth in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a weekly blog post. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. A Man, a Plan, and Lots of Fans Dave Dillon’s Success Story Like manyKeep reading “Reports: Blueprint for Success in College & Career”

Reports: Marking Open & Affordable Courses

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This is the eighth in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a weekly blog post. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Making Marking The OER about OER from Michelle Reed, Sarah Hare, and JessicaKeep reading “Reports: Marking Open & Affordable Courses”

Reports: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature

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This is the seventh in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a weekly blog post. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. The Collective Work of Collected Works Creating Tim Robbins’ Open Anthology The anthology isKeep reading “Reports: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature”

Book Release! Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics [ed. George Matthews]

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I am excited to announce the release of another book in a series of open textbooks for Introduction to Philosophy courses: Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics, edited by George Matthews (Plymouth State University, New Hampshire, USA).  Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics explores many different approaches, both historical and contemporary, to understanding and justifying moral and ethical norms.Keep reading “Book Release! Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics [ed. George Matthews]”

Tenure & Promotion (Office Hours Summary)

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“Tenure & Promotion,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured three perspectives on where OER and tenure and promotion intersect. We spoke about T&P policy, peer review, and changing the academic culture. This month, we were joined by Mark Poepsel (Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communications, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Jaclyn Stewart (Senior Instructor, DepartmentKeep reading “Tenure & Promotion (Office Hours Summary)”

Reports: Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students

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This is the sixth in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a weekly blog post. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Minding the Gaps The evolution of Linda Frederiksen’s and Sue Phelps’ Literature ReviewsKeep reading “Reports: Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students”

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