Outdoor Classroom

Buzzwords Outdoor Classroom = Instruction outside Request Examples please of smartphones and tablets in the Outdoor Classroom Examples please of technology-free learning in the Outdoor Classroom Examples please of blended learning in the Outdoor Classroom HeadlinesThe case for outdoor schoolingWhy Can’t We Just Have Class Outside? – The Atlantic‘Students can sit in a forest on …

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Open Educational Resources

Artwork What we look forward to reading this week: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Open Educational Resources. Video launch today! Key Linkswcl.american.eduDownload Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Propertywcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/[email protected]_pijip Background Overview: This project aims to evaluate the perception of copyright related barriers to the creation of open educational resources (OER) that contain …

Open Educational Resources

Logo OER is not a short-term fix to a passing problem — it’s a long-term solution to ensure equitable, inclusive access to education. – Creative Commons CoronavirusEducation in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Maximizing Copyright Flexibilities BackgroundWhat is OER? From Creative Commons:The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation“OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside …

Lifelong Learning

Buzzwords Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability. – Wikipedia Whakataukī = Māori ProverbsMai i te Kōpae ki te Urupa, tātou ako tonu ai.From …

University of Texas at Austin

Photo: Nick Amoscato, University of Texas at Austin Spotlight on the University of Texas at Austin HeadlinesThe Eyes of Texas: Racist tradition or cornerstone of school spirit? – @thedailytexanUniversity of Texas Longhorn band won’t play “The Eyes of Texas” this weekend after some members say they’re unwilling Replacing ‘Eyes of Texas’ among changes requested by …

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections

Logo Austin, Texas – LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, a partnership of the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, raises awareness of past and current issues that affect Latin America and U.S. Latina/o communities through its world-class collections, globalized higher education, research, international …

Open

Photo: Always open Open = Allowing access, passage, or a view EssayWhat happens when always open is not even open anymore? 24/7 does not really mean seven days a week, 24 hours. This is the transition we are living through. Could this be the time to be more open? if not physically then informationally, copyrightable, …