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Looking for OER for Engineering

Hello Everyone,I have a faculty member that is interested in using OER for her engineering courses and she wanted to know if anyone else is using and OER for an engineering book and where did you find it? The courses she is teaching are Engineering Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics), Strength of Materials, and Thermodynamics.These are some of the things I found but wondering if someone was already using an OER book for these topics.…See More
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Universal Design Student Videos

Posted by Thomas Rosati on January 27, 2016 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

HEre are a few examples of Videos made by students for MEC 104 at SUNY Stonybrook, which is a fully online course

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfbbUwLJlI1Oc3vZJ0Cqnlg/videos

Call for TEAM proposals, OLC Innovate Solutions Design Summit (SDS)

Posted by Parice Torcivia Prusko on January 26, 2016 at 3:41pm 0 Comments

Please watch the Video trailer production credit to Kyle Johnson

 

The general call for program proposals is now closed (with the peer reviews completed, expect to see the full program online soon); however the call for TEAM Proposals is OPEN for the OLC SDS until February 10,…

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Help Us Make Sense of Digital Learning in Higher Ed...Share Your Story

Posted by Parice Torcivia Prusko on January 4, 2016 at 9:51pm 0 Comments

Storytelling is a powerful clarifying approach to understanding and navigating change at the deepest levels of human experience. Storytelling allows for a diversity of perspectives that get us closer to an objective and authentic sense of reality. Please take a few minutes to share your story:

The dLRN15 …

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Sharing: April 2015 CDL Conference, SUNY Empire Keynote Presentation by Barbara Oakley on "Learning to Learn"

Posted by Linda Lawrence on November 13, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

In April 2015, Empire State College hosted the 8th Annual CDL Conference in Saratoga Springs.  Below is a video of our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Barbara Oakley and her presentation on "Learning to Learn." 

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Merlot.org Seeking Peer Reviewers

Posted by Arthur L. Finkle on June 9, 2015 at 10:32am 0 Comments

Merlot.org is a gateway for educational materials appearing on the web. Created by the University of California, it over 20 Editorial boards, each with a group of Peer Reviewers that are the essence of MERLOT materials.  As a Peer reviewer, you participate in the peer review process (described below).  Each board has an Editor that triages each material in their discipline and assigns it to a reviewer in that discipline.  This section describes both the  …

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Punished by innovation: The need for better focus on IMPLEMENTATION of educational technologies

Posted by Mark K. Warford, Ph.D. on October 13, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Nearly  two decades ago, educational innovation researcher, Gene Hall (1995), warned of a growing "development-implementation balance". The pace of innovation in educational technologies, on top of the increased accreditation and accountability demands placed on P-12 teachers and higher ed. instructors, suggests a need to slow down and think through the consequences of adoption decisions.

While it has been rightly criticized as a theoretical framework that is prone to determinism,…

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Welcome!

Posted by Women mental health on October 26, 2013 at 5:03pm 0 Comments

Welcome! My name is Valentina Capponi, I'm a psychiatrist in Chile and I am doing a research trainee program in women mental health at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston MA.

My interest is to build a system of communication between specialists from different countries working in this area. The objective is to create a partnership between hospitals that have a service specialized in women's mental health with training programs in this area, and other countries where this is still…

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Who's on the other end?

Posted by John Thompson on November 25, 2010 at 10:25am 1 Comment

Once people hear I teach online, I've had a few ask me how I know it's the real student actually taking the online course (assignments, discussions...). What are the latest thoughts on maintaining academic integrity/honesty in making sure online students have not hired someone to take the course for them? There was a recent Chronicle of Higher Education piece that raised some concerns.

Pulling back and looking at learning theories

Posted by Robert Piorkowski on October 21, 2010 at 10:34am 0 Comments



As a K12 teacher in my formative years, I remember taking education courses while I was teaching high school French to complete my masters. These were required for NYS certification as well as tenure. Like most young teachers, my first years in the classroom were filled with daily, "urgent" needs to have lessons and materials prepared for my students. When I would go to my… Continue

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