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Free Learning Resources: How OER Can Help You and Your Students
Thursday, March 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer & Chief Marketing Officer, Curriki
Sponsored by Curriki
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Open Education Resources (OER) are free resources such as documents and media that make it easy for teachers to share, use and reuse. In this presentation, Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer of Curriki introduced the concept of OER and provided examples of some of the types of OER that are readily available including individual lesson plans, full courses, student facing materials, videos, interactives, and assessments/worksheets. Ms. Pinto also walked through the use of Curriki, a free OER provider, including searching for resources, the use of forums for collaboration, and the use of tagging and organizing resources into collections for individual teacher or group use.
- Understand the value and availability of Open Education Resources
- Gain familiarity with Curriki as a source of OER, collaboration and resource organization
This recorded webinar is appropriate for teachers K-12, librarians, department supervisors and school administrators.
As Chief Academic Officer & Chief Marketing Officer, Janet Pinto leads and manages all of Curriki’s content development, user experience, and academic direction. She began her career in the education field, spending six years as a Special Education teacher. Janet now leads the vision and strategy for Curriki’s online learning offerings and marketing.
Curriki’s driving mission is to make education more equitable through our global Open Educational Resource (OER) community of educators, parents, and students, which will enable teachers to make learning more personalized and help students reach their full potential.