Posts Tagged: OER

Open Educational Resources for Business

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Defining OER     Why use OER? Reduce costs for students Teach students where and how they can learn beyond your course Create reusable content to share Curate content from sources to create something new or custom for your needs Reduce the time to create all of the content yourself Opportunities and limits Gives you […]

TED Talks, Reads, Writes, and Solves Equations

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Introduction Hello and welcome to TED Talks, Reads, Writes, and Solves Equations! This FREE and Creative Commons licensed content is the result of a team effort at Valencia to try to harness the engaging power of video while simultaneously reducing textbook costs and allowing students to work on their developing reading and writing skills. This work […]

Circles as a Commonplace Book

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In early modern Europe, commonplace books (or commonplaces) were used to compile knowledge. They were essentially scrapbooks filled with everything educated writers didn’t want to forget: medical recipes, quotes, letters, poems, tables of weights and measures, proverbs, prayers, legal formulas etc. And these books often housed collections of materials along a common theme. By the […]

Succeed with Math V2

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Special thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this with Circles from his trip to the Innovations Conference Welcome to the updated version of Succeed with Math! Succeed with Mathwill help you review key math concepts, and then apply these concepts to real world applications. Units available include: Math and You, Getting Down to the Basics, Numbers Everywhere, […]

Overcoming Math Anxiety Webshop

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Special thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this with us from his trip to the innovations conference Overcoming Math Anxiety: A Webshop This self-paced, interactive workshop is available to help individuals recognize and conquer math anxiety, to explore new approaches to learning math, and to discover how math experiences in the past may impact an […]