Online Communities

   
Al-Masdar means The Source in Arabic and this site is a rich source of resources, opportunity, and community for Arabic language teachers. Built upon the full OER Commons infrastructure, Al-Masdar includes functionality that allows teachers to build professional affinity...
   
With support from the Metlife Foundation, ISKME has been facilitating a Knowledge Collaborative for Cross-Organizational Learning (KCCOL) for seven grantee organizations, including: Learning Forward, Asia Society’s Partnership for Global Learning, New Teacher Center,...
   
The Cyberlearning at Community Colleges (C3) Project is designed to engage biology faculty in forming communities to leverage digital library resources and social networking technologies toward enhanced biology instruction. Through professional development and social...
   
For teachers and learners, the proliferation of Open Educational Resources (OER), along with advances in information technologies, has meant centralized access to materials and the possibility of creating, using, and reusing OER globally, collaboratively, and across...
   
This research mapped the coverage of existing online courses and modules used by community colleges. It provided a general understanding of the current landscape in terms of identifying online courses that were available for community college students, specficially courses...
 In 2008, ISKME conducted a study to examine the feasibility of and design for an initiative that engages teachers, learners, and practitioners in the collaborative process of developing, using, and improving freely available Open Educational Resources (OER) in the...
Based in South Africa, Siyavula was launched in 2008 with the purpose of offering curriculum-aligned open educational resources (OER) to teachers across all grades, subjects, and learning areas. Siyavula resources include a comprehensive set of workbooks and teacher's...
A wide range of individuals and organizations are actively involved in the development of free-to-use open educational resources (OER). Because the field is so new, there have been few opportunities to share learnings and advances across projects and boundaries. Little is...