Go Open: A beginners guide to open education


In this short guide, the authors aim to give you an introduction to the area of open education, so that you can engage with open education practices in your teaching and support activities and to Go Open!

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

The guide is structured around five key questions about going open: 1. What is open education? ; 2. What are open teaching and learning practices? ; 3. What is Creative Commons licensing? And How do I use it? 4. What are OER? ; 5. How do I find and use open resources?. Each section gives a short definition of the key concept, some analysis of the literature and some examples and resources of open education practice for you to engage with in more detail.

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.

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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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