Open Educational Resources

Logo OER is not a short-term fix to a passing problem — it’s a long-term solution to ensure equitable, inclusive access to education. – Creative Commons Coronavirus Education in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Maximizing Copyright Flexibilities Background What is OER? From Creative Commons: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation “OER are teaching, learning, and …

Open Education

Buzzwords Open Education = education without academic admission requirements and is typically offered online. Open education broadens access to the learning and training traditionally offered through formal education systems Wikipedia Open education Planeta Open Education Week Open Educational Resources Open Open Links Global Education Coalition

Tele-Education

Buzzwords Tele-Education = education in which the students receive instruction over the Internet, from a video, or other media, instead of going to school Headlines Amid coronavirus, students flock to Kahoot! and Duolingo. Is it the end of language teachers? Planeta Tele Technology Online Education

Remote Learning

Buzzwords Remote Learning = trainingindustry.com: Remote Learning occurs when the learner and instructor, or source of information, are separated by time and distance and therefore cannot meet in a traditional classroom setting. Planeta https://planeta.com/online-education Education Online Learning

Global Education Coalition

Photo: Outdoor Classroom COVID19 has disrupted 87% of the student population across the world. As schools and universities shut their doors, UNESCO launches a new initiative, the Global Education Coalition, to ensure that learning never stops. Hashtag: #LearningNeverStops Introducing the Global Education Coalition UNESCO: At a time of when 87% of the world’s student population …

Open

Photo: Zion National Park Open = Allowing access, passage, or a view Now is the time to be more open. With most crisis created by secretive information becoming public, we advocate making as much information public and transparent as possible – starting with tourism and conservation info. Not everything has to be open. Planeta.com is …

North House Folk School

Favorites North House Folk School – northhouse.org – is a small educational non-profit on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. The school fosters a non-competitive learning environment devoted to teaching traditional northern craft and offers more than 350 courses year round in everything from timber framing to woodworking to boatbuilding to caning …

Study Abroad

Photo: Oaxaca Study abroad! Quotes There is no travel without learning and no learning without travel – Michel Serres Transitions Abroad College Study Abroad High School Study Abroad Language Study Abroad Educational Travel The Year of Study Abroad Questions How is the coronavirus impacting study abroad programs? Questions (US-Focus) Stats Please! What’s the demographic breakdown …