OER benefit everyone (not just students)
A #25YearsOfEdTech blog post about blogging
2020 may have been a dumpster fire of a year, but it certainly produced a bumper crop of great books on higher education, OpenEd, digital pedagogy and EdTech https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/some-great-books-education-2020-sanjaya-mishra/?trackingId=k1gHzwOtypp77iYEyoRgsA%3D%3D
The CC Open Education Platform is hosting a series of free open education “lightning talks” in which open education practitioners will discuss their work (7 minutes) and take questions (2 minutes) Dec 8, 11, 17 https://creativecommons.org/2020/12/07/24-x-open-education-lightning-talks
Open Peeps - a hand-drawn illustration library available with a CC0 (Public Domain) license https://www.openpeeps.com/
Using H5P to get meta with H5P metadata. H5P has the ability to assign a Creative Commons licence to each activity. Here's how you do that https://kitchen.opened.ca/2020/12/02/meeting-metadata/
The archive from the last BCcampus H5P Pressbooks webinar is now up. Our first round grantees show off some of the work they have done creating H5P activities that align with open textbooks https://kitchen.opened.ca/2020/11/09/november-webinar/
The new Pressbooks directory includes H5P search
"The primary finding of this study is that a large number of educators found the open textbooks they reviewed to be of sufficient quality for use in teaching and of comparable or better quality than commercial textbooks." https://www.ijoer.org/a-qualitative-analysis-of-open-textbook-reviews/
"These companies quickly become extremely powerful and influential and engage in actions designed to protect reputation and market share that we should find abhorrent when measured against the values we hold for education." https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/just-visiting/teach-against-surveillance
Remix, Mashups, Aggregation, Plagiarism oh my
Universal Design for Learning: A Practical Guide (PDF) CC-BY guide created by Dr. Seanna Takacs (KPU) and Junsong Zhang (JIBC) https://ctli.jibc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/UDL_A_Practical_Guide.pdf
Hosting Studio20 using OBS with Zoom
Well, I never expected that MOOC's and e-learning would feature as a topic on The Debaters, but hey that's 2020 for ya
The Debaters - 1508: E-Learning & NASCAR on Stitcher
I am setting up a SPLOT for #Studio20BC next week as there will be creating & sharing. The SPLOT is one option for folx to share what they create. If you have never used a SPLOT before, here's a 60 second tutorial I put together on how to SPLOT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSdxPuXEGJU&feature=emb_logo
"Some students also said they’ve wept with stress or urinated at their desks because they were forbidden from leaving their screens."
Read that again and tell me how it is anyway acceptable that students feel pressured to urinate at their desks for fear of reprisal. Is trying to catch a few cheats more important than basic human dignity? https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/11/12/test-monitoring-student-revolt/
"The landscape of data privacy has been framed as a technical and legal issue, when the reality is an ethical one: students at academic institutions around the world are subject to being tracked and surveilled by learning platforms in the course of daily studies."
Why Higher Ed Needs Data Ethics
Associate Faculty School of Education Royal Roads University, OpenEd Project Manager BCcampus, Co-founder @openetc EdTech, online/blended/open learning, ally, terible speler. Located in W̱SÁNEĆ/Victoria BC
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