About Open Pedagogy

students producing OER, student choice, connecting to wider networks, open-ended, increasing access, transparency in teaching and learning, equity and social justice in teaching and learning.

The idea of “open” in higher education confuses many, partly due to the varied terms thrown around – OERs, MOOCs, open education – but mainly due to the assumption that “OERs” (open educational resources) and “open pedagogy” are the same thing. Open educational resources (OERs) are the texts, quizzes, maps, blogs, videos, podcasts, websites, or…

Copyright and Course Content

Break time between semesters is a great time to review and update course materials. It’s easy to grab images and articles from the web, but, how can we be sure to do so legally? Here are some guidelines and resources to help ensure you are not breaking any laws when adding images, articles, videos, power…

Checklist for Digital Content Accessibility

All digital content – on websites, in courses, in blogs, everywhere – must be accessible. Accessibility is not difficult; it requires attention to detail and a bit of patience until you grow accustomed to using heading styles and alt tags. It can, however, be stressful if you feel that you have no idea what needs…

About Metacognition

Thinking about One’s Thinking |  Putting Metacognition into Practice   by Nancy Chick Thinking about One’s Thinking Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking.  More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one’s understanding and performance. Metacognition includes a critical awareness of a) one’s thinking and learning, and b) oneself…

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A nature, gardening and food enthusiast externalizing the internal monologue

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Teaching to Learn

COM 160: New Communication Technologies

"The medium is the message." -Marshall McLuhan