Virtual Learning

Let’s Talk FREE Resources! (J5019)


Description
Discover the many, awesome resources and lessons available in OER Commons! In this course, you will be guided through an exploration of the OER Commons platform and will have a chance to explore a collection of openly licensed content.

NOTE: If you are from a school district within IU8, please log into your district's microlearning portal to join this course, and be sure to use your school email to sign up or log in.

Course Author: Tracy Rains

Content
  • Section 1: Welcome
  • Welcome
  • Why OERs Matter
  • The Textbook Market
  • Bill Gates Says Textbooks are Becoming Obsolete
  • Benefits?
  • Section 2: Time to Explore!
  • TJ Maxx of Resources
  • Already a Member of OER Commons?
  • Create an OER Commons Account
  • Navigating OER Commons
  • PAIU Hub
  • Save a Resource
  • Section 3: Ready for More?
  • Discover Tab
  • Discover Video
  • Teacher Talk!
  • Section 4: Wrap-Up
  • Take Action
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever