Author Archives: Denise Dimsdale

New Faculty Publication: Critical views on teaching and learning English around the globe

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Congratulations to Cathy Amanti, Clinical Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and Elementary Education on the publication of her co-edited book, Critical views on teaching and learning English around the globe: Qualitative research approaches. From the publisher’s website: This volume takes … Continue reading

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Transform Your Textbooks! Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grants: Round Six

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Affordable Learning Georgia’s Textbook Transformation Grants support the replacement of expensive commercial textbooks with low-cost, no-cost, and open educational resources. Use existing open educational resources such as OpenStax College Textbooks, no-cost-to-students library and web resources, and new affordable authoring applications and … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: Psychology Textbooks from the Noba Collection

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The Noba Collection is a growing collection of openly licensed psychology related textbooks. Instructors can build their own textbooks from adaptable modules or choose from ready-made textbooks. The project aims to lower costs for students, make psychology textbooks freely available … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: The American Yawp

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Already in use at Georgia State University and at the University of Georgia, American Yawp by Ben Wright and Joseph Locke (eds.) won a 2014 Digital Humanities Award for Best Use of Digital Humanities for Public Engagement. 2015-2016 Edition Updates … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

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Congratulations to Dr. Susan Willey, Dr. Zoe Salloom, and Emerson Stewart. This team received an Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Award for creating an outstanding free e-textbook for the course, BUSA 2106: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business. The … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: PLOS (Public Library of Science)

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Sometimes it’s difficult to locate high quality materials that can be shared and adapted. Since 2001, PLOS (Public Library of Science) has been on a mission to solve this problem. Today, PLOS has published over 140,000 peer reviewed articles. Each … Continue reading

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Open Education Week (March7-11)

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Open Education Week starts today! Check back with the GSU Library Blog each day this week as we highlight OER (Open Educational Resources) each day. Today, we’ll highlight a few high quality open textbooks housed in the GSU library. All … Continue reading

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Faculty publish Ubiquity: The Journal of Literature, Literacy, and the Arts

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Faculty in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University have created a new journal whose aspiration is to provide opportunities for both the research community and the arts … Continue reading

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Why is fair use important?

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This is the third post this week in a series of blogs celebrating Fair Use Week. Earlier in the week, we blogged about what fair use is and the factors that determine whether or not something is considered fair use. … Continue reading

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Featured Faculty Publication: Histories of Social Studies and Race, 1865-2000

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Chara Bohan, Professor in the Middle and Secondary Education department at Georgia State University is co-editor of the book, Histories of social studies and race, 1865-2000.  As described by the publisher: This collection of historical essays on race develops lines … Continue reading

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