Good stuff—and I think it could work in a literature/composition course
Is it possible to use Open Educational Resources and other open education materials to replace student textbooks for an online college course? Find free content on the web, eliminating the need for students to buy textbooks? Yes! – at least for the course United States Government which I put to the test. I put myself up to the No Textbook Challenge – to replace textbooks for a given General Education college three credit course as described in my last post. In this post, I’ll outline the context of the course, and the engaging, comprehensive and free instructional resources which I’ve incorporated into the online course delivered via Moodle (the learning management platform our college uses).
I use the Dick, Carey and Carey instructional model (consisting of 9 phases) for design and re-design of our online courses. There are nine phases in the model – though with…
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