"Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge." 

From: http://www.hewlett.org/programs/education/open-educational-resources 

The five Western Region Colleges (Fanshawe, Lambton, Mohawk, Niagara, and St. Clair) are pleased to share that the five Western Ontario College Educator Development Program Online Modules have been updated to version 1.2.  The updated modules contain a number of functional improvements.  Each module provides interactive e-learning objects, printable resources, and transcript that can be downloaded to comply with accessibility requirements.


The six online modules are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/> license (CC BY-NC-SA), and as such, these modules may be considered Open Educational Resources.

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  1. Creating a Positive Learning Environment
  2. Integrating Technology
  3. Introduction to Assessment
  4. Lesson Planning and Active Learning
  5. Outcomes Based Education
  6. Teaching Professional
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These modules are also available from our St. Clair College Blackboard Learning Management System, by accessing the Teaching & Leaning Tab within the SCC Training Centre Link.  

Should you have any questions regarding the modules within your institutional LMS, kindly connect with your institutional CEDP Steering or Planning Committee Representative or Drop in or call the Centre for Academic Excellence.