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Digital Pedagogy - A Guide for Librarians, Faculty, and Students

This guide is meant to inform the user about Digital Pedagogy. It includes information on educational theory, a collection of case studies, and resources relevant to the study of digital pedagogy.

OERs - Additional Resources

Additional Resources

List of North American OER Policies and Projects (nothing for U of T yet) -


List of OER resources with descriptions -


Excellent Literature Review on the Empirical Impact of OERs, created by the Open Group Review Project -

Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources -

Centre for Open Education/Open Textbook Library -

Creative Commons license information -


OERs - Bibliography


“Adopting OER: A Case Study of Cross-Institutional Collaboration and Innovation.” Web. 15 Mar. 2016.

Billings, Marilyn S.1 et al. “Open Educational Resources as Learning Materials: Prospects and Strategies for University Libraries.” Research Library Issues 280 (2012): 2–10. Print.

Bueno-de-la-Fuente, Gema, Stuart Boon, and John Robertson. The Roles of Libraries and Information Professionals in Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiatives. London: JISC/CAPAL, 2012. Web. 2 May 2016.

Burton, Gideon. “Faculty Perspectives on Open Educational Resources and Open Access.” Vimeo. 2011. Web. 24 June 2016.

California State University. “MERLOT II - Home.” Web. 24 June 2016.

Constitution Foundation. “Saylor Academy.” Web. 24 June 2016.

Creative Commons. “Education / OER.” Creative Commons. Web. 24 June 2016.

Educause. “7 Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources.” 2010. Web. 15 Mar. 2016.

Global Text Foundation. “Vision | Global Text Project.” Web. 24 June 2016.

Goldberg, Eleanor J.1,, and Michael2, LaMagna. “Open Educational Resources in Higher Education.” College & Research Libraries News 73.6 (2012): 334–337. Print.

Jensen, Kristi1,, and Quill2, West. “Open Educational Resources and the Higher Education Environment.” College & Research Libraries News 76.4 (2015): 215–218. Print.

Kazakoff-Lane, Cameron. Environmental Scan and Assessment of OERs, MOOCs and Libraries. Washington, D.C.: American Library Association, 2014. Web. 2 May 2016.

Khan Academy. “Khan Academy.” Khan Academy. Web. 24 June 2016.

Kleymeer, Piotr, Molly Kleinman, and Todd Hanss. Reaching the Heart of the University: Libraries and the Future of OER. Michigan, 2010. Web. 2 May 2016.

“Libraries, Institutions, and Open Educational Resources: Possible Connections? | John Robertson.” Web. 2 May 2016.

MIT. “MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials.” Web. 24 June 2016.

---. “MITx.” edX. 12 Nov. 2013. Web. 24 June 2016.

Mitchell, Carmen1, and Melanie1 Chu. “Open Education Resources: The New Paradigm in Academic Libraries.” Journal of Library Innovation 5.1 (2014): 13–29. Print.

Monterey Institute for Technology and Education. “The NROC Project.” Web. 24 June 2016.

NITLE. “The Academic Commons.” The Academic Commons. Web. 24 June 2016.

Open Culture. “The Best Free Cultural & Educational Media on the Web - Open Culture.” Web. 24 June 2016.

Open Education Consortium. CCCOER: OER Research on Open Textbooks and Librarians. Film.

Russell, Philip1, et al. “Creating, Sharing and Reusing Learning Objects to Enhance Information Literacy.” Journal of Information Literacy 7.2 (2013): 60–79. EBSCOhost.  Web. 15 Mar. 2016.

Troutner, Joanne. “Open Source Learning.” Teacher Librarian 38.4 (2011): 48–50. Print.

University of Minnesota. “Open Textbooks and Open Education Resources | University of Minnesota Libraries · University of Minnesota Libraries.” Web. 24 June 2016.

Walsh, Brendan. “Why Open Educational Resources Matter.” Vimeo. Web. 24 June 2016.

Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. “Open Course Library – Home.” Web. 24 June 2016.

Wiley. “The Babson OER Survey and the Future of OER Adoption.” iterating toward openness. 2014. Web. 24 June 2016.