Originally posted on Marygrove ETS News:
Expand Your Learning with OER
Has your acting class made you want to learn about playwriting? Did you do “OK” in College Geometry but still don’t feel you’ve really mastered proofs? Could some additional translation exercises help you in your Spanish course? If you need a little extra something to improve your academic performance, or you simply want to expand on what you’ve already learned, the world of open educational resources (OER) is definitely worth checking out. These resources – which range from lecture notes to multimedia content to full courses – are high quality, numerous, and FREE.
Of course the Internet has always been full of stuff you could potentially learn from, but the OER movement has led to the online publication of materials, known as digital learning objects, produced by college and university instructors from some of the nation’s top institutions. One of the first major projects came…
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