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Open Pedagogy

Building Trust and Openness in Open

Clearly, there is a lot of value in sharing resources and ideas with others through open educational resources (OER). While the benefits are well-established (Weller et al., 2015), the act of sharing your knowledge with the world can seem intimidating and risky since you are sharing a part of yourself with the world. It can […]

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Open Education

Open, Adapt, Learn

The 5R’s of open provide a helpful reminder of the affordances of OER. I know I can reuse these learning materials for my own purposes and share these materials with others by redistributing them, so they can be very powerful learning tools. However, I think that the “R’s” that are less discussed are the most […]

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Open Education Thoughts about Openness

What does “open” mean to me?

When I think about the word “open,” I’m immediately drawn to a personal quality and value that I desire to uphold, transparency. I want to be seen as someone who is honest and authentic. I strive to be transparent with my failures as well as my successes and share how I do things so everyone […]

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