Western Maryland OER Collaboration

The purpose of this group is to serve as a space for faculty and staff at institutions in Western Maryland to collaborate on OER curation and development.
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All resources in Western Maryland OER Collaboration

In-Class Activity Sheets for OpenStax College Algebra

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Activity Sheets, tightly aligned with the OpenStax College Algebra text, and designed for use in class as part of an active lecture.  During the 2020-2021 pandemic, the activity sheets were used successfully in both group and individual settings in hybrid and fully online learning environmentsThis resource includes activities formatted both as accessible Word documents, for ease of use under the CC-BY 4.0 license, and in pdf form to preserve historically the intended appearance on the page.These activity sheets align tightly with the OpenStax College Algebra textbook and an available MyOpenMath Course called the College Algebra Western MD Consortium (MOST), an inter-institutional effort comprised of mathematics faculty, instructional designers, and libriarians from Frostburg State University, Allegany College of Maryland, and Garrett College. 

Material Type: Course Packet, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Deborah Devlin

In-class Activity Sheets for portions of OpenStax Algebra and Trigonometry

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Activity Sheets, tightly aligned with sections in chapter 7 and 8 of the OpenStax Algebra and Trigonometry text, and designed for use in class as part of an active lecture. This resource includes activities formatted both as accessible Word documents, for ease of use under the CC-BY 4.0 license, and in pdf form to preserve historically the intended appearance on the page.These activity sheets align tightly with the OpenStax Algebra and Trigonometry textbook and an available MyOpenMath Course called the College Algebra Western MD Consortium (MOST), an inter-institutional effort comprised of mathematics faculty, instructional designers, and libriarians from Frostburg State University, Allegany College of Maryland, and Garrett College. 

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Deborah Devlin

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MyOpenMath OpenStax College Algebra Full Course

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A course containing formative and summative assessments, guided reading notes, and in-class active-learning activities tightly aligned with OpenStax College Algebra with trigonometric topics from the OpenStax Algebra with Trigonometry textbook. Ancillary materials are available for download from OER Commons (See Note to Instructors within course) include active-learning worksheets and guided reading note assignments.Topics covered support transferability of College Algebra from two-year to four-year institutions within the University System of Maryland, including verbal, tabular, graphical, and algebraic representations of the functions of college algebra (linear, power/polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric), operations and characteristics of functions, transformations, and systems of linear and nonlinear functions. Prerequisite topics and a review of intermediate algebra are included with assessment but without ancillary materials. This course is suitable for flipped classrooms as well as active-learning environments or may be used without the activity sheets for hybrid or online delivery. It has been used successfully with instructor-created lecture videos (not included) for intense 3 to 6 week online sessions.Provided by the Western Maryland OER Collaboration, an interinstitutional team supported by the Maryland Open Source Textbook Initiative (M.O.S.T.). 

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Full Course, Homework/Assignment, Reading

Author: Deborah Devlin

Frederick Community College OER Guide

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A guide which provides an overview of OER resources, links to OER repositories, and planning resources and examples created and used at Frederick Community College. Under the Planning Resources and Examples tab, there are course cartridges for an Intro to OER course that introduces faculty to Open Educational Resources and planning resources for OER adoption. In the course, participants will be introduced to the meaning of Open, laws surrounding the distribution of educational content, and how to find openly licensed materials for use in a class. Participants will apply concepts to the creation of a mini module in their discipline.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Jessica Young

OER Survey in College Algebra

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The attached Word file contains a survey administered to Deborah Devlin's Frostburg State University College Algebra students. The course used Open Educational Resources (OER) including a free of cost textbook, homework manager, and class activities. The survey was administered at the end of either the final in-term test or the final exam, in person, on paper.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Deborah Devlin