EdTech Seminar Series – Dr Catherine Cronin


OEP and OER for Teaching and Learning

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

Open Educational Resources and Practices by Dr Catherine Cronin, Strategic Education Developer at Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and well-known writer and advocate in the field. The session will explore the potential benefits, for students and educators, of using Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Educational Practices (OEP) for teaching and learning and will include a look at how OER/OEP can be used to save time and duplication of effort in developing quality teaching and learning materials while also contributing to public knowledge. The session will share several practical examples and encourage discussion about using OER and OEP in different disciplinary contexts.

Related OER

The toolkit is a set of 8 modules, delivered and accessible asynchronously, online, incorporating elements of information literacy, critical thinking and academic writing skills to allow students prepare for and complete an assignment in line with best practice in academic integrity.

Assignment Toolkit


A brief showcase of existing MTU Crawford initiatives that nurture wellness within teaching and learning, followed by an online talk and Q&A, delivered by Rhonda Schaller (Pratt Institute, Brooklyn). Rhonda is a Fulbright Specialist in contemplative and wellbeing pedagogy.

The DkIT Embedding Employability project represents the latest step in the Institute’s commitment to our graduates’ employability. Funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, as part of their SATLE Fund 2019, the project has offered staff, students, and employers an opportunity to exchange employability best practice.

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