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Accessibility Toolkit – 2nd Edition – Open Textbook
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Accessibility Toolkit – 2nd Edition

Authors: Amanda Coolidge, Sue Doner, Tara Robertson, and Josie Gray
The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit - 2nd Edition is to provide resources for each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open textbook—one that is free and accessible for all students. This is a collaboration between BCcampus, Camosun College, and CAPER-BC.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Amanda Coolidge
Josie Gray
Sue Doner
Tara Robertson
Date Added:
09/03/2019
Action Research for Educational, Professional, and Personal Change, Fall 2007
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This course covers techniques for and critical thinking about the evaluation of changes in educational practices and policies in schools, organizations, and informal contexts. Topics include quantitative and qualitative methods for design and analysis, participatory design of practices and policies, institutional learning, the wider reception or discounting of evaluations, and selected case studies, including those arising from semester-long student projects.

Subject:
Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Case Study
Full Course
Syllabus
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
Professor Peter Taylor
Date Added:
05/23/2019
The Art of Serious Game Design: A hands-on workshop for developing educational games: Facilitator guide
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The materials within this guide are intended to support multidisciplinary teams in or during the pre-production phase of serious game design as they collaborate in a facilitated workshop. It is critical that the workshop facilitators are familiar with the conceptual framework and proposed methodology in order to better support participants as they collaborate in the game design brainstorming and protoyping steps.

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Ryerson University
Author:
The Chang School
Date Added:
05/22/2019
Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum
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This open textbook was created with the support of an ALG Textbook Transformation Grant. Topics include art integration, music integration, physical education / dance integration, and the theoretical foundations of arts integration in education

Subject:
Education
Elementary Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
David Browm
Molly Zhou
Date Added:
09/29/2015
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
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Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own. It can include copying and pasting text from a website into a project that you're working on, or taking an idea from a book without including a citation to give credit to the book's author. Plagiarism is very common, and the internet has made it even more common. However, if you are careful to cite your sources, it's not too hard to avoid plagiarism.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
04/03/2020
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
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This interactive learning module teaches students how to avoid plagiarism. Upon completing this module, students will understand the definition of plagiarism as well as what and when to cite. Adapted from Clark College's IRIS Avoid Plagiarism tutorial.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lesson
Module
Provider:
Manchester Community College
Date Added:
04/03/2020
Comparative Education
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Educators improve their practice by adopting and adapting educational systems and practices that were developed elsewhere. Comparisons of educational systems thus provide a basis for assessing the suitability of current practices. This module focuses on training students to compare and contrast educational systems and exposes them to the comparative approaches in education.

Subject:
Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
African Virtual University
Provider Set:
OER@AVU
Author:
Emmy H. Mbozi
Date Added:
03/10/2018
Comprehensive Individualized Curriculum and Instructional Design
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This online textbook addresses the population of individuals with disabilities that experience complex lifelong needs across multiple areas in their lives. Drs. Sennott and Loman drafted this book (along with the help from some friends) with the hope of providing pertinent, practical, and current resources to future special educators who plan to serve individuals with complex disabilities.

Subject:
Education
Special Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Provider Set:
PDXOpen
Author:
Samuel Sennott; Sheldon Loman; Kristy Lee Park; Luis F. Pérez; Michael J. Kennedy; John Romig; Wendy J. Rodgers
Date Added:
02/01/2015
Contemporary Issues in Education
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You are welcome to this Module in Contemporary Issues in Education, which is a part of your Professional Studies in education. To understand the content in this Module well, you need to grasp the meaning and major critical areas that constitute the concept of Contemporary Issues in Education. The word contemporary means modern, current, present-day or existing. In this context, Contemporary issues in Education refer to the various events, policies and developments of an educational nature which exist in the modern world.

Subject:
Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
African Virtual University
Provider Set:
OER@AVU
Author:
Ssemondo Enosi
Date Added:
03/10/2018
Dealing with Plagiarism: A Guide for Teaching Assistants
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This interactive presentation helps teaching assistants understand what plagiarism is; why it occurs; and offers advice on how to detect, investigate, and report it when it does. Additional topics include special circumstances, plagiarism prevention, and legal information regarding plagiarism and plagiarists. The unit closes by sharing information about the weaknesses of current plagiarism technology and how one can use it more effectively.

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Florida Institute of Technology
Provider Set:
BBST Testing Course
Author:
Cem Kaner
Rebecca Fiedler
Date Added:
04/03/2020
Diversity and English Language Development for Grades K-8
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This course provides knowledge and skills in supporting English Language Development and Inclusive Learningthroughout Out-of-School (OST) environments. Educators learn learn to welcome, support, and enhance language and literacy skill development for all children and youth and respond appropriately to the individualized ELD needs of non-native speakers of English.

Subject:
Education
Elementary Education
English as a Second Language
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
Elise Scott
Susan Vinovrski
Date Added:
05/23/2019
Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings: EEC Core Competencies
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This course is designed to provide early childhood education professionals with the knowledge and skills to assess their own level in terms of the eight core competencies, across the infant-toddler, preschool and out-of-school age range. This survey course consists of eight learning modules. Each module is based on one of the eight core competencies: 1) understanding growth and development of children and youth, 2) guiding and interacting with children and youth, 3) partnering with families and communities, 4) health, safety and nutrition, 5) learning environments and curriculum, 6) observation, assessment and documentation, 7) program planning and development, and 8) professionalism and leadership. Includes Powerpoint audio lectures, syllabus, and self-assessments. This course can be used for self-documentation of professional development hours.

Subject:
Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Lecture
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
M.S.
Professor Mary Lu Love
Date Added:
01/01/2014
Education Equity Comparative Analysis
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Providing quality education and closing the achievement gap in education are high-priority goals both nationally and internationally. This project will allow you to identify and analyze the differences in school systems and conduct a comparative analysis within two school districts. You may choose local, state, national or international comparisons. The first part of the project will include a proposal component where you outline districts you wish you compare, areas you wish to evaluate and resources you will use to support your research and comparative analysis. The second part/assignment of the project includes a deep dive and investigation in specific domains you wish to research. The sources in your investigation should include visits, interviews and other forms of true “connections” within the communities you are researching. The last assignment in this project includes developing a permanent product that facilitates awareness to others about your findings in the comparative analysis. The awareness component will address specific issues in quality education, achievement gaps and possible solutions to ensuring more inclusive and equitable educational practices for all.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
Montgomery College Open Pedagogy
Author:
Dr. Glenda Hernandez Baca
Dr. Maria-Elvira Luna Escudero-Alie
Date Added:
10/22/2019
Educational Communication
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Contrary to what many believe or think, effective teaching involves a systematically structured dialogue between the teachers and the learners. Teachers do not just deliver content to learners. Their preparedness, mannerisms and classroom organization is key to their success. A clear understanding of communication gadgets, structures and processes, therefore, becomes critical to this success. Computer applications and how teachers and learners can use them to produce/improvise instructional media materials are also presented.

Subject:
Education
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
African Virtual University
Provider Set:
OER@AVU
Author:
George L. Ekol
Date Added:
03/10/2018