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Leveraging OER for Online Courses

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Open & Online. Post 1 Instructors around the world are faced with the challenge of shifting their teaching to an online format. This shift isn’t just about finding an online textbook, but also involves rethinking around pedagogy and ways to assess students’ learning. Open Educational Resources (OER) and open tools and platforms are an excellentKeep reading “Leveraging OER for Online Courses”

Release Announcement! Sight-Reading for Guitar

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Sight-Reading for Guitar: The Keep Going Method Book & Video Series (by Chelsea Green) Sight-reading is a juggling act, for any instrument. If the guitarist lingers too long on any mental, emotional, or physical response, all the balls come tumbling down. The newly released, Sight-Reading for Guitar: The Keep Going Method Book & Video SeriesKeep reading “Release Announcement! Sight-Reading for Guitar”

Rebus and Pressbooks Announce Support for Faculty Going Online: Open & Online

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Update: This program has been discontinued. We are very proud of the projects were be able to support and inspired by the people we met. Thank you to Steel Wagstaff, Apurva Ashok, and Amy Song for all their help. March 16th was the first week our office went home to work. Because much of theKeep reading “Rebus and Pressbooks Announce Support for Faculty Going Online: Open & Online”

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”

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