Tag Archives: OER

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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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals Rounds 3-5

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Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants here.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the rounds 3-5 of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities. So far, these … Continue reading

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Why Professors are creating and using free and open textbooks

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College textbook prices are increasing faster than tuition and inflation. The College Board estimates that students need $1200 per year for textbooks. Based on that number, students in the University System of Georgia (USG) could spend $360,000,000 this year on … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals

Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the second round of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities; the first round resulted … Continue reading

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Kicking off Open Access Week with Affordable Learning Georgia

Open Access Week begins today and runs through October 26.  This international event helps scholars and researchers spread the word about open access to scholarly articles, open data, and open educational resources. In celebration, the GSU library will be blogging … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Conference–April 9-11

    Streamed Live on Campus Aderhold, Room 423       Attend all of the sessions or drop by for the ones that most interest you. No registration necessary. Seating is limited to 25, so come early to ensure … Continue reading

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