ISKME In the News

OER Adoption: Stories from State Leaders Webinar Series
March 5, 2018 - May 8, 2018

Please join ISKME for a new webinar series with state leaders, focused on sharing best practices, lessons learned, and recommendations for successful Open Educational Resource (OER) adoption.   The webinar series will kick off during Open Education Week on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:00am Pacific Time. This five part series showcases state...
The Rising Cost of Textbooks Is Feverish–Student PIRGs Say Open Educational Resources Has the Cure
eLearningInside News,   February 8, 2018

The rising cost of college tuition has received a large amount of coverage over the recent months and years. But another cost has risen at an equally unnerving clip as  public university tuition, which has tripled in the past thirty years. Course textbooks can cost students hundreds of dollars at the university bookstore. For years,...
OER reaches ‘inflection point,’ and states are leading the charge
EdScoop,   February 2, 2018

After years of dabbling with open educational resources (OER), educators have finally begun to embrace the concept as a legitimate alternative to traditional publishing and licensed curriculum materials — and they’re doing it in droves. More than half of U.S. states — including Michigan, Indiana, Utah and Washington — are currently developing, or...
The Truth (About OER) Is Out There
Inside Higher Ed,   January 10, 2018

Faculty members struggle to find open educational resources or even understand what they are -- but solutions are bubbling up. Awareness of open educational resources is slowly increasing, per a new report last month from the Babson Survey Research Group. For many faculty members, though, finding OER remains a daunting assignment.
Così si adatta l’insegnamento alle esigenze degli studenti
di Padova il mattino,   November 5, 2017

Non solo tablet e lim (la lavagna interattiva multimediale): la scuola “digitale”, ormai, è fatta anche e soprattutto di metodo e filosofia. È quanto sostiene Lisa Petrides, docente di Organizzazione e Leadership della Columbia University e fondatrice, nel 2002, dell’Iskme, un istituto indipendente dedicato alla «democratizzazione dell’accesso all...
Incontro con Lisa Petrides
November 3, 2017

Abbiamo il piacere di informarvi che su cortese invito dell’Ambasciata USA a Roma nella mattinata del 3 novembre p. v. abbiamo organizzato un incontro a numero chiuso riservato ai Soci SGI con la prof.ssa Lisa Petrides, fondatrice e CEO dell’Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education. La prof.ssa Petrides, esperta internazionale...
Libraries as Knowledge-Driven Learning Environments
November 2, 2017 - November 3, 2017

L’evento si svolgerà in inglese con traduzione simultanea. Per registrarsi inviare un email a f.wallner@aur.eduIn continuità con l’evento del 23 ottobre “Biblioteche per apprendere” si riceve e volentieri diffonde il seguente invito al workshop “Libraries as Knowledge-Driven Learning Environments” sulle biblioteche come luoghi che promuovono...
States, Not Publishers, Driving Innovation in the Curriculum Marketplace
New America,   November 2, 2017

Over the past five years, education leaders and researchers have finally begun to focus on the need for quality, standards-aligned curricula. Now the question is: Where will these curricula come from? Will schools continue to rely on traditional publishers, buying whatever is available in the curriculum marketplace, or is there another way?
Oltre la Scuola 4.0, aprire le risorse educative e didattiche nell'era digitale
October 31, 2017

In questi anni la scuola ha spinto molto sul pedale della digitalizzazione. Esperienze per l'apprendimento e l'insegnamento come la robotica, le flipped classroom, le classi virtuali e digitali, la creazione di blog e podcast, l'utilizzo dell'open source, sono diventate oggetto di momenti formativi e di applicazioni pratiche diffuse. Tutto questo...
A Classe del 21° Secolo
October 30, 2017 - October 31, 2017

In questo momento di grandi cambiamenti, come ci stiamo preparando ad affrontare le nuove sfide educative? Come può la scuola contribuire a formare i cittadini del futuro? Un incontro per parlare di personalizzazione di ambienti di apprendimento e co-creazione di contenuti open source.  
The Untapped Potential of Open-Source for Education
eLearningInside News,   October 5, 2017

Some say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. The open-source movement begs to differ. The prevalence of eLearning has made it easier than ever to create and share open-source resources.
What’s Up With OER Adoption
Information Today, Inc.,   October 2, 2017

The time has come for K–12 educators to embrace the digital age and, along with it, OERs. As Erik P.M. Vermeulen states in his Aug. 13, 2017, Hacker Noon post “Education in a Digital Age,” we need “a whole new approach to education … [because] we are experiencing a ‘digitization of reality’. This is the result of the global proliferation of new...