Blog Feature Archives: News and Announcements

News and Announcements | August 17, 2017

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Scaling OER Adoption: Improving Access, Affordability and Student Success

Hunter College has received funding to support the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) for our students. Come join us next week to hear from a representative from Lumen Learning who will provide an overview of OER developments and describe their impacts on content mastery, completion rates, and overall student success metrics.
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News and Announcements | April 5, 2017

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Knowledge Without Walls: The ethos of openness in research and teaching

ACERT is pleased to host three CUNY colleagues whose work embodies the spirit of openness in scholarship and teaching. “Open” is a multivalent and emerging concept in scholarship and teaching. Openness, in this sense might point to: authors’ protection of readers’ right to share work via a Creative Commons license; Web 2.0 affordances that invite readers to comment or annotate critical texts; teachers’ creation of free course materials to replace expensive textbooks and thus make education more accessible for economically burdened students.
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