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Just Like a Conversation

Written by Linda Armstrong Students are often confused as to how to write a discussion post. I use a trick that guarantees a good post. I think of talking with a friend. I just happened to read a great article on a topic...

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Taking Flight with OER

Written by Christie Allred, Professor at San Diego Mesa College Last summer, I made a commitment to Equity by using only OER (Online Educational Resources) in my composition classes. In the community colleges, some students don’tget financial aid right away, some don’t get...

Open Educational Resources in New York State

By Jason Brown The move to Open Educational Resources (OERs) has increased exponentially over the last few years with providers like Lumen, OpenStax and Saylor helping pave the way for the creation and distribution of OER materials.  In that same time, several universities...

The Excelsior OWL Hits Record-Breaking Highs!

September 2018 was the Excelsior OWL’s best month ever! Total users, sessions, and pageviews far surpassed the last record set in October 2017. The total number of users for the month topped 77K, while the total number of sessions topped 99K and the...