Category: OER

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OER | A Very Useful Example

There have been many debates and discussions regarding the use (and, perhaps abuse) of OER (Open Educational Resources). Most discussions have been centred around the proper definition of OER, their viability and sustainability. We’ll perhaps post on a later date, a summary of these debates. Today is about a very (more…)


Guide | Using OER Content

Last month, we posted about MERLOT – the mega-OER site. In this post, we are taking an example to guide you through how you can use some of the resources available on MERLOT. We’ll look at DNA, as the example topic, but using the guide, you can search for and (more…)


OER | Textbook – Educational Psychology

As a practicing teacher, you may not think twice about a post about a free textbook on Educational Psychology, you might even think that this would be useful for pre-service teachers. You may be right, but this book is a bit different. Authors Rosemary Sutton and Kelvin Seifert, bring an open (more…)



MERLOT – Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching MERLOT is a free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy.  MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, collection of peer reviewed (more…)


Free Course | Elementary Teachers

Coursera is going to be hosting a free online course for Elementary Teachers, starting 6th Aug 2013. About the Course Developing mastery in establishing and maintaining a rich learning environment is one of the great joys of being a teacher. This course will provide high leverage strategies, resources, and support for professional (more…)