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April 6, 2021

Take 5… open educational resources

Making resources freely available to students has its benefits – but there are also costs. Are the technologies used for these OERs accessible on mobile devices and/or require high-speed access, special browser plug-ins, etc.? Are faculty compensated for preparing the OER, for maintaining/updating the OER? How are current events and societal challenges making it into OER – or are they? The research shows there are clear benefits to students using OER and not having to purchase textbooks – but let’s look at the entire OER system to make sure it is accessible, fair, and sustainable for not only students but faculty as well.

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November 18, 2018

Take 5… Science video collections showcasing content, exploration, and advocacy

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five video collections to view some unique series that communicate Earth and space science

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December 27, 2016

Take 5… articles on college lectures

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on college lectures – and reflect upon whether being a “sage on the stage” is what works best for your students

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November 25, 2015

Take 5… blogs on teaching & learning

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five blogs to read some current thoughts on teaching and learning in higher education

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October 22, 2015

Take 5… articles on listening

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read some current thoughts on listening (especially among students)

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September 21, 2015

Take 5… articles on higher education and science courses

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on taking science courses and the value of higher education.

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