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Lisa Petrides and Douglas Levin
May 14, 2018
When technology is offered to schools free of charge, it always comes with the promise of improving teaching and learning. It also often comes with a catch. Thirty years ago, Channel One offered schools nationwide $30,000 worth of audiovisual equipment at no cost in...
Lisa Petrides, Douglas Levin, and C. Edward Watson
March 04, 2018
The creation, curation, and widespread use of open educational resources (OER) is making a significant difference in democratizing access to a high-quality education. From a burgeoning movement launched over 15 years ago, to a growing field, to national and global impact,...
Lisa Petrides, Ph.D., is CEO and Founder of the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME).Douglas Levin is President and Founder of EdTech Strategies, LLC.C. Edward Watson, Ph.D., is CIO and Associate Vice President for Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Amee Godwin, Cynthia Jimes, Susan Ballard
October 28, 2017
This short article discusses examples of how librarians across the U.S. are advancing their skill set through Open Educational Practice (OEP). OEP comprises skills in collaboration, curation, STEM curricular design, and leadership around using OER. ...
Lisa Petrides, Cynthia Jimes, Amee Godwin
June 28, 2017
This chapter presents a research-based professional learning model and open educational practice rubric that supports the emergence of school librarians as instructional leaders in the curation and use of OER content. After discussing a case study that led to the...
Lisa Petrides
November 02, 2016
Michael Q. McShane’s article, “Open Education: Is the federal government overstepping its role?” (Winter 2017) makes the case that educators are essentially consumers of open education resources (OER) who lack the time, skill, and support to handle the “administrivia”...
Lisa Petrides & Cynthia Jimes
March 28, 2016
Education Policy Analysis Archives is a peer reviewed, independent, open access, multilingual journal. EPAA/AAPE just published a special issue & two videos commentaries (in English) Models of Open Education in Higher Education View Original
Lisa Petrides
July 29, 2013
As a self-professed metadata geek, I’ve recently been participating in an online discussion about metadata and the Learning Registry. I have to say, it feels as if I’m on a merry-go-round that won’t stop, because for the past 10 years I’ve engaged in dozens if not...
Lisa Petrides
March 03, 2013
As an educator and founder of a nonprofit education institute, I believe, as does recent TED Prize winner, educator Sugata Mitra, that we are better off creating conditions to “let learning happen” rather than creating rigid structures that favor rote learning,...
Lisa Petrides, Cynthia Jimes, Carol Hedgspeth
January 01, 2012
This work specifically sheds light on the ways that OER impacts teacher professional development, knowledge building, and interactive problem solving around teaching practice. Drawing on key findings from several studies, their results reveal the potential of OER to spark...
Lisa Petrides, Cynthia JImes, Carol Hedgspeth, chapter 3 "Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration as Indicators of Learning in OER Communities" in the book, Alexandra Lilavati Pereira Okada, Teresa Connolly, Peter J. Scott (2012) "Collaborative Learning 2.0: Open Educational Resources", IGI Global, 2012.
Lisa Petrides
March 23, 2010
Since Horace Mann introduced the common school in the early 19th century, the United States has been no stranger to big ideas in education. In the last century, the introduction of the GI Bill and the creation of community colleges expanded access to higher education and...