For the discussion, sharing, and collaborative creation of open educational resources (OERs)—from syllabi to course materials, assignments, and textbooks—in humanities fields.
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.
Slides for a guest lecture on Foucault for Humanities 101, a free course at the University of British Columbia Vancouver for members of the community. These slides talk about Foucault’s view of power and resistance, panopticism, visibility, and the self.
Falilat Olu Alabi deposited BEYOND THE BOOK: Public Libraries as Social Prescription Hubs: A case study of a London Public Library in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
Purpose: – The aim of this dissertation is to investigate the impact of public library activities on the health and wellbeing of library users. Concentrating on five library activities; knit and knit, rhyme time, learn my way, reading group and adult craft and calming colouring. It seeks to examine the implementation of the joint action path…[Read more]
Kalle Westerling started the topic Opportunity: Digital Humanities Research Institute, June 15–24, 2020 in the discussion Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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You are invited to apply for the second Digital Humanities Research Institute (DHRI), which will take place at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. This ten-day institute will introduce participants to core digital humanities skills, and help…[Read more]
In 2016-2017, a 10-person team worked for 3 months with the goal of creating a multi-use, balanced corpus, similar to the Brown Corpus (BROWN Corpus search online). The speech section of the completed Nanhai Corpus—named for its sponsors, the Nanhai Nunnery of Taiwan—is a 289,497 word corpus of collected, transcribed, and word-split natural spe…[Read more]
Steve McCarty started the topic Why do most academic publications not broaden knowledge? in the discussion Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 6 months ago
In 2020 I am starting a Medium series Ask a Japanologist at Anecdotes of Academia based at Universiti Sains [Science] Malaysia. The first entry is a brief manifesto “Academic publications should broaden knowledge: Motivation to publish should be intrinsic, not extrinsic, to the writer” with some beautiful photos of Kyoto. Future installments…[Read more]
Roger Gillis deposited “Caring about Sharing”: Copyright and Student Academic Integrity in the University Learning Management System in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 9 months, 1 week ago
The issue of sharing course material outside of the classroom is very much intertwined with academic integrity and information literacy issues. This chapter explores the key issues surrounding this topic. First, this chapter explores the ill-conceived notions that might exist around students’ perceptions that everything on the internet is free a…[Read more]
The concept of “knowledge economy” is based on the view knowledge and information are at the center of economic growth and development. In today´s ever changing world knowledge has become a key element for sustainable economic development. This study aims to identify key challenges for developing knowledge based economy in Bangladesh. Study resu…[Read more]
Introduction: The 21st century was started with the dawn of a new economic puzzle of China’s fast economic growth. It has surprised the economists. The Chinese constant upward growth has shifted economic paradigm and the axis of growth appear to have been shifted from the western hemisphere to the eastern hemisphere. Some economists term it a 2…[Read more]
Alim Al Ayub Ahmed deposited The Social Network of High and Low Self- Monitors and it’s Impact on Organization’s Performance in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 10 months, 1 week ago
Self-monitoring as a personality attribute is given particular attention by researchers in order to understand employee performance and productivity in the organizational context. Numerous studies focused on the impact of self-monitoring from individual employee perspective with limited focus on the impact of the organization’s performance. H…[Read more]
Alim Al Ayub Ahmed deposited The Fundamental Deviation and the Riddle of Manipulation: A Critical Analysis in the Context of Bangladesh Stock Market Crash in 2010-11 in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 10 months, 1 week ago
The capital market in Bangladesh does not always act based on the fundamentals. Fundamental means the set of ethics, principles, guidance, various market instruments and well structural set up that helps the stock market for operating well. Structural weakness is a thing which may ruin the market base or fundamentals. But the capital market as…[Read more]
Alim Al Ayub Ahmed deposited Strategic Management in Zimbabwean Profit and Non-profit Organizations: Identifying the Missing Tools in the Strategy Implementation Kit Bag in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 10 months, 1 week ago
The purpose of this study was to identify the determinants of strategic success or failure in Zimbabwean Profit and Non-Profit Organizations. The convergent parallel mixed methods research design was adopted as the guiding model for the data collection, analysis and interpretation process in this study. This explains why data was collected through…[Read more]
Purpose: The aim of this research was to find out the differences in guest occupancies and profits of the private and public hotels between and within the years 2008 and 2014.
Methodology: The researchers followed explanatory research to differentiate the data with statistical tools. The researchers undertook the deductive approach to test the…[Read more]
Mushroom is the most popular delicious, nutritious and medicinal vegetable in the world. Now it is considered as the most promising concept for crop diversification. It has been regarded as an effective means for poverty alleviation in less developed countries due to its potential for a quick, high return of profit on a small investment.…[Read more]
This study investigated the association between Parents’ education levels and beliefs towards HIV/AIDS and People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA). Data was collected using a set of questionnaire. Five points Likert was used to measure parents’ attitudes and beliefs towards HIV/AIDS and PLWHA. Findings from this study show that age, sex, rel…[Read more]
Every business organization has some responsibilities to the people because organizations need people to sell their products. No organization can make profit without selling products to the customers. However, every bank needs customers to sell products for earning profits. In this case, the authority of each bank should accomplish some activities…[Read more]
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