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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
Hypothes.is an open platform for discussion on the web. It leverages annotation to enable sentence-level critique or note-taking on top of news, blogs, scientific articles, books, terms of service, ballot initiatives, legislation and more.
Genius Web Annotator
Genius lets you add line-by-line annotations to any page on the Internet. Once you have activated Genius on a page, just highlight a line of text, click the pop-up Genius button, and say something that adds value to the page. Annotated webpages can be shared with everyone.
Tools fro Remixing Content
H2O from Harvard Law
Create custom playlists of course readings and other material.
LibGuides (like this one) can be used to compile content for your course. This link goes to a custom libguide created for PSY 250 at Northwestern Michigan College. Ask a librarian to help you create your own!
OER Commons Module Builder
The Module Builder allows authors to create both student and instructor facing content views. Authors are encouraged to include overviews, pedagogical supporting text, and instructions.
20 Million Minds Mix
Allows faculty to create high grade custom textbooks in both digital and print formats.
Open source software from the University of Michigan designed to help instructors compile and create course materials.
Open Textbook Library
Open Textbook Network allows for modifying of their open textbooks using the Pressbooks platform.
Institutional subscription required for access to authoring platform and hosting of OER content
Open Attribution Builder
A citation tool for open content.
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.
Open Pedagogy Conversations & Resources
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