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Open Educational Resources at MDC: Overview: Open Pedagogy

Open Educational Resources (OER) are "teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others."

Open Pedagogy - A Student's Perspective

Miranda Dean, a senior majoring in film studies at Keene State College, describes how her experiences in an open pedagogy course taught her about herself and changed how she understands and interacts with the world and with the information that is shared within it. Miranda was a student in Dr. Karen Cangialosi's Evolution and Human Behavior (BIO302) course in spring 2017. In addition to teaching an open pedagogy course, Dr. Cangialosifacilitated the Open Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community and writes about open education on her blog.  

Online Annotation Tools

Tools fro Remixing Content

Books on Open Pedagogy

Intro to Open Pedagogy

Open pedagogy is a practice which uses the 5R activity framework to design lessons and assessments that encourage students to improve or create course content. With open pedagogy projects, students are empowered to engage in information creation through non-disposable or renewable assignments. The student is both creator and contributor of assignments that are openly licensed, allowing the content to be shared, revised, and reused by future students in a course.

OER & Accessibility

Just like traditional textbooks, open educational materials must be accessible to all students.  Below are resources that help with accessibility standards for OER.

Samples of Open Pedagogy

This page includes several examples of open pedagogy assessments. The link below to Samples of Open Pedagogy  is a google folder which includes samples of open pedagogy assignments, and tools for teaching attributions and open licensing. 

Spectrum of Open Practice

Spectrum of Open Practice, by Cindy Underhill, licensed CC BY-SA 3.0