BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Finding and Using Open Educational Resources

IP&T 515R


$ 183.00

Instructor: Mary Margaret Dickson Stevens MS
Credits: 1.00

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Designed for teachers, this course explores how free, easily accessible, online educational resources can be located, repurposed, and used in the classroom. Topics covered include a background of the open education movement, an explanation of Creative Commons licenses, a review of repositories of freely available materials, guidelines for legally adapting and remixing resources, and sharing resources with others legally and freely. This is an exciting subject that will be a great help to educators. Transcript title: Spec Topics in IPT.

Course Content:

1. Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OERs)
2. Copyright and OERs
3. Finding OERs
4. Localizing OERs
5. Principles of Remixing and Reusing OERs
6. Sharing OERs

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.