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Taking emerging media in to the classroom


Teachers today face the problem trying to keep students engaged in the classroom. That added on to the fact that consumers are becoming more reliant on emerging media to do their every day jobs, means that incorporating these technologies in to the classroom will have a positive impact on students. 362 more words

Emerging Media

Copyright and Educational Fair Use- Part 4

Still confused about copyright? Three more terms, open content, public domain, and creative commons, need to be explained. Copyrighted materials can be found in multiple locations. 246 more words


Trend und Herausforderung #3: Open Content

Der freie Zugang zu Publikationen beschäftigt die Bibliothekswelt schon seit einiger Zeit. Doch das Thema offene Inhalte geht über Open Access hinaus: Die Forderung nach freiem Zugang bezieht sich mittlerweile auch auf digitale Objekte, wie digitalisierte Bücher oder Fotografien, auf Forschungsdaten, Lehrinhalte (Open Educational Resources) oder auf Metadaten. 377 more words

Breaking Bad: Improving College and University Teaching

Tony Bates has had a distinguished career promoting distance learning and open learning and content initiatives around the world.  Today Tony shares with us his latest book – an online, open textbook – as a resource for those teaching in our current digital age.   884 more words

Distance Education

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

Every Story

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