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Pedagogical Changes to Your Courses
Some faculty and instructors find that when they convert their courses to OER, they also find it useful to experiment with the pedagogy within their courses. Below are some resources to explore when considering changes to your courses.
OER-Enabled Pedagogy is the set of teaching and learning practices only practical in the context of the 5R permissions characteristic of open educational resources. The purpose of this page is to provide a list of concrete examples of how OER-enabled pedagogy, is implemented in the real world.
Open Pedagogy asks how students can be co-constructors of their own knowledge and learning. This can benefit both student learning as well as faculty and instructors. This website gives a framework of open pedagogy from Rajiv Jhangiani and Robin DeRosa, creators of the Open Pedagogy Notebook, and also gives examples of how other faculty and instructors are using open pedagogy in their own classrooms.
"The University of Central Florida's (UCF) Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) offers the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) as a public resource for faculty and instructional designers interested in online and blended teaching strategies. Each entry describes a strategy drawn from the pedagogical practice of online/blended teaching faculty, depicts this strategy with artifacts from actual courses, and is aligned with findings from research or professional practice literature."
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