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Clint Lalonde

Clint Lalonde's Public Library

Jul 27, 15

If you turn to many of the leading introductory psychology textbooks (American ones, at least), you'll find the wrong answer, or a misleading account. Richard Griggs, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida, has just analysed the content of 23 contemporary textbooks (either released or updated within the last couple of years), and he finds most of them contain distortions, omissions and inaccuracies.

Jun 02, 15

We live in an age of endless, foaming outrage. The only answer is to try to feel empathy for other people, no matter who they are

May 25, 15

The Floe Inclusive Learning Design Handbook is a free Open Educational Resource (OER) designed to assist teachers, content creators, Web developers, and others in creating adaptable and personalizable educational resources that can accommodate a diversity of learning styles and individual needs.

May 01, 15



Bangladesh based project. This website introduces Open Resources for Nurse Educators. It is a place to share curriculum content and other educational materials that are free for use by nurse educators. Our overall goal is to improve population health outcomes globally by supporting nurse educators as they develop well-prepared nurses.

Apr 09, 15

Collection of Health & Nursing related open textbooks and open resources from College Open Textbooks

Apr 09, 15

Quite like this value proposition. Could be a model to be modified for us.


OER initiatives can build capacity in African education by providing educators free or low-cost access to tools, content and communities of practice. These in turn can support them to develop and/or adapt educational materials and integrate them into high quality courses and programmes. Through such processes, both educators and learners will benefit from improved and collaborative delivery of education.

Although OER means different things to different people, we believe that it can make some of the following key contributions to African education:

Increase the availability of relevant, need-targeted learning materials and support more productive learners and educators;
Reduce the cost of access to educational materials by removing copying restrictions;
Encourage educator participation in relevant course design through adapting or developing materials for learning programmes that are pertinent to African contexts and learners;
Encourage educator and learner participation in relevant course delivery through use of appropriate technologies and acquisition of the skills necessary to move away from lecture-based teaching; and
Build capacity for learning through collaborative partnerships and communities of practice, both within and across educational systems and organisations.

Apr 09, 15

OERN's portal is open and free for everyone around the world to use to find free, open, and online educational and training resources.

Apr 09, 15

Collection of over 22,000 freely available digital materials for health sciences education.

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