Go Open: A beginners guide to open education

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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 includes an introduction to generative AI and lexicon of terms, guidelines for ethical use, recommended adjustments to common modes of assessment to mitigate against the potential risk of unethical use, and discipline-specific case studies of good practice that share innovative forms of learning, teaching and/or assessment.

This publication will be a helpful, collaborative resource to all teaching staff at and beyond TUS. It may also generate further ideas for improving practice and enhancing student engagement. This first compendium has led to further publications where ‘pedagogical communities of practice’ continue to share our knowledge.

All the ingredients for an instant inclusion resource for students in your VLE.
Itʼs already assembled so download it and edit for your own context.
1.Inclusive technology options in Google and Microsoft Tools and more.
2.Awareness of UDL and how technology gives us options regarding reading, writing and more.
3. Digital Accessibility Skills

The self-assessment guidelines contain policy-oriented questions with good practice examples from countries that have successfully implemented policies for FLPs in their higher education systems. These examples are drawn from the national case studies implemented under the IIEP research, as well as from a broader review of the literature. The guidelines also include key bibliographical references for further reading related to these policy questions.

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