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Week 4 Online Course Design & Quality Matters

June 26-29, 2023

Office Hour: Course Design & Quality Matters
Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 2 p.m.

Discover the world of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Affordable Educational Resources (AER) with this engaging content. Explore the introduction to AOER, uncovering its benefits, from cost savings to collaborative learning. Delve into the intricacies of copyright and fair use, gaining insights on how to navigate legal frameworks while incorporating educational materials. Learn effective strategies for finding and evaluating high-quality AOER resources, with tips on assessing relevance and accuracy. Lastly, dive into the realm of open pedagogy and methods, exploring student agency, authentic assessment, and practical implementation of open practices in the classroom. Join the AOER community and revolutionize your teaching with these valuable resources.

Follow these 4 steps to make the most of this content.

1. Explore the video resources: Below, you’ll find video resources related to AOER. Scroll down the page to locate the video section. Click on the play button of the desired video to start watching. Each video covers a specific topic or aspect of AOER.

2. Access the linked PowerPoint resources: As you scroll through the page, you’ll notice PowerPoint resources linked alongside the videos. These presentations provide additional information and visual aids. Click on the links to open the PowerPoint files. They may open directly in your browser or prompt a download, depending on your browser settings. Any resources discussed in the videos can be found in the linked PowerPoint presentations.

3. Read video transcripts (optional): If you prefer reading the transcript instead of watching the videos, look for the available transcripts on the website. They are usually provided alongside or below each video. Click on the provided link to access and read the transcript. This option allows you to access the content in a text format.

4. Navigate back and forth: To explore multiple videos, PowerPoint resources, or transcripts, use the scroll bar on the right side of the webpage. You can scroll up and down to access different sections of the page.

By following these instructions, you’ll be able to navigate the AOER Mixer site, explore the video resources, access the linked PowerPoint files, and read the available transcripts if desired. Enjoy your exploration of AOER!

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