For the discussion, sharing, and collaborative creation of open educational resources (OERs)—from syllabi to course materials, assignments, and textbooks—in humanities fields.
This is a brief presentation of 4 assignments i created in Spring 2021 as an instructor for a 4 week online introduction to music collection development course and have since adopted as thought exercises to ensure i engage in inclusive collection development practices.
Can a typeface turn the fate of an indigenous language around by making communication possible on digital platforms and driving digital activism? In 2014, a project was initiated with financial support from the Access to Knowledge programme at The Center for Internet and Society, Bangalore to look for answers to this question. The project’s goal w…[Read more]
No community can express the pain of losing an elder, especially when she was the last fluent speaker of their language.
Gyani Maiya Sen-Kusunda died on January 25, 2020 in Kulmor village of Dang district in western Nepal, a year and half before this documentary was filmed. From leaving behind the life of a nomad to getting married to a…[Read more]
Ilham Nurwansah’s passion of archiving and even reviving Sundanese culture did not stop at carving “Karinding”, a musical instrument made of bamboo. A Sundanese saying goes — “language is the identity of [a] nation” (Sundanese: asa téh cicirén bangsa”). The colonization era was complicated for Indonesia — a country with 700 languages — as it i…[Read more]
Earth Focus is a forum for discussion and a catalyst for action for young people of all ages. We deal with issues concerning our environment, community and culture at all levels. Issue 17 includes the sections: Your Future Starts Here, Decent and Dignified Jobs, Voices of Child Labor, Prepare for a Career, Become a Volunteer, Youth Employment in…[Read more]
The study was conducted to identify the motivating factors of teachers in developing supplementary learning materials in the Schools Division in Central Luzon, Philippines.Findings revealed there were ten (10) motivating factors that help teachers to develop supplementary learning materials namely: helps them to deliver the lesson easier;…[Read more]
The teacher, aside from the challenges he/she faces in everyday work, the rigors of student management and the mountain of paperwork, is also confronted with the task to be emotionally matured, exhibit positive work habits, and display high teaching performance. This study aimed to determine the emotional quotient, work attitude, and teaching…[Read more]
João Gilberto N. Saraiva deposited Por que ainda criar um blog em tempos de Instagram? Revendo possibilidades numa experiência de Ensino de História na ‘Galáxia dos Celulares’ in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 9 months, 1 week ago
Este trabalho apresenta os resultados iniciais de um projeto sobre as possibilidades de uso de blogs
como tecnologia digital de informação e comunicação – TDIC –voltada ao ensino de História na
recente conjuntura de profusão de celulares conectados a internet dentro e fora do ambiente escolar.
Em um primeiro momento aborda a bibliogra…[Read more]
Mystical short story composed in Boston around 1970 when the author was majoring in physics at Northeastern but absorbed in Hesse, Plato, and Eastern religions. Typeset by hand by the author in 1977 in Honolulu, scanning by mobile phone in 2020 in Osaka gives it a wavy appearance.
Zoom presentation on August 24, 2020. Google the event or title to participate or find the recording. This one-page file includes the keynote abstract and links to publications on the current situation and this topic.
Earth Focus is a forum for discussion and a catalyst for action for young people of all ages. We deal with issues concerning our environment, community and culture at all levels. Issue 16, titled “Power to the People”, includes the sections: Energy, Discover Solar Systems, Pedal for Progress, Become a Fossils expert, Solar Cooker invasion, etc.
Prepared by Young Delegates to the 2nd World Youth Congress, Casablanca, Morocco – August 16-28, 2003, under the leadership of Peace Child International & the Moroccan Youth Forum. Excerpt: “This magazine, like the Casablanca Declaration, outlines the vision of young people on what needs to be done to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (…[Read more]
[COMPLETE OPEN-ACCESS CURRICULUM INCLUDED] ReFueling the Future is the first project in the ReImagining the Future series launched by Greenbacker Capital and Global Citizenship Experience Lab School. By asking “how will we fuel our future?”, the purpose of this project is to get acquainted with the current state of our energy supply system,…[Read more]
[COMPLETE OPEN-ACCESS CURRICULUM INCLUDED] In April 2017, the world population topped 7.5 billion people. As our population continues to grow, natural resources are dwindling due to human consumption, and the resources that remain are unequally distributed. More than ever, our world needs thoughtful, engaged, global citizens to address the…[Read more]
Stephanie Leite deposited Rescue Mission: Planet Earth 2002—a young people’s assessment of progress on the implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the other major UN summits in the ten years between 1992-2002 in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 1 year ago
Excerpt of Foreword by Kofi Annan: “Ten years have passed since a group of young editors published the original Rescue Mission: Planet Earth—a children’s version of Agenda 21. Agenda 21 is the blueprint for sustainable development adopted at the ‘Earth Summit’ in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Rescue Mission was a wake-up call to ‘stop senseless war…[Read more]
Presentation on open educational resources and practices, as well as open pedagogy.
Keynote talk at an event about open education. The slides cover the basics of open educational resources as well as responses to a couple of myths.
These slides talk about open educational resources generally (what they are, why they are valuable), and also some ways to find OER for philosophy courses.
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