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Opening the Doors to Education: Ensuring Accessibility in Open Textbooks

Accessibility is a concern across all of technology-enhanced education.  At BCcampus, they wanted to help content creators incorporate accessible practices into their open materials. Amanda Coolidge, Open Education manager at BCcampus, shares with us how they crafted the BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit and how you can take advantage of this great resource. 501 more words


The Pleasure Of Open Content Art Books

Buying a book about art can be intimidating. Not only do some people feel uncomfortable with the process of acquiring books about a subject many find elitist, often art books are extremely expensive and difficult to find. 107 more words

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eCampusAlberta Quality Rubric for Online Courses

A long time supporter of WCET, we are delighted to hear from Tricia Donovan, executive Director of eCampusAblerta today.  Thank you, Tricia, for sharing with us eCA’s work in developing the quality eToolkit.  1,117 more words


Google Search: Define "Copyright"

cop·y·right (käpēˌrīt)

noun – the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film or record literary, artistic or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.

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An Exciting Art Focused Open Course

In art and open content news, the Milwaukee Art Museum is offering a free semester long online art course in partnership with Google. Artdaily.org has most of the details listed… 52 more words

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Open Educational Resources in ND: A Teacher’s Perspective

In a continuation of our look into the Open Educational Resources Initiative in North Dakota, today we are excited to share Teresa Tande’s, Associate Professor of English/Humanities at Lake Region State College, story of incorporating OER into her classroom. 649 more words

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OER Supported by North Dakota Legislators

Today we have the privilege of hearing from Tanya Spilovoy, director of distance education and state authorization at the North Dakota University System, as she shares with us the journey of an open educational resource initiative that has what we all want for higher education — support from legislators.  645 more words

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