Author Archives: Denise Dimsdale

Workshop: Using Creative Commons Licenses

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Want to create, share, remix, or build on the works of others? Come to this workshop!  Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm in Classroom 1 (Library North 1st floor near the coffee shop) In this workshop, led by Denise Dimsdale … Continue reading

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Announcing Textbook Transformation Grants Round Eight

The Round Six-Eight ALG Textbook Transformation Grants Request for Proposals (RFP) has been released, and Round Eight is now open. Round Eight applications are open until December 11, 2016. Request for Proposals Link The Request for Proposals, including all details regarding the Textbook Transformation … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

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Featured Faculty Publication: Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators

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David Stinson, Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education, co-edited the book Teaching mathematics for social justice: conversations with educators.  The book was one of the top 75 New York Times Best Selling Education Books of 2013. You’ll find this … Continue reading

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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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