T&L 2900: VIR: Using Open Educational Resources (OERs) to Create K12 Curriculum

Teachers play a monumental role in facilitating opportunities for students to become critical thinkers, proactive citizens, and creative contributors to the world around them. But it's crucial that teachers are afforded the same opportunities to grow and learn new cutting edge digital teaching skills for todays "Digital Kids." In this online course, teachers will learn how to build capacity in using Open Educational Resources (OERs), sharing OERs and building OERs; they will connect with like-minded educators and communities, and establish a strong portfolio of an educator as a creator of digital curriculum and lessons. OERs provides institutions and educators access, at no cost, to the means of production to develop their competence in producing educational materials and instructional design.

Participants will learn why OERs are important building blocks for participatory learning. The Common Core State Standards also promote the idea that students should "use technology . . . to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others." Participatory learning, as a pedagogical model, underscores the urgency of facilitating learning experiences that help build the capacity necessary to contribute in today's society.

Please refer to the Course Resource document for more course information (requirements, grading, etc.)

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Course Resources
Using OERs to Create K12 Curriculum (Course at a Glance) (PDF Document)

 Session Details

Schedule: Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

Cancellation Policy

No refund is available after access has been given to course materials.

Instructor or Facilitator

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Jessie Chaung