All resources in Open Learning 3.0


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OpenLearnWare (OLW) ist eine Web-Plattform der TU Darmstadt für den freien Zugang und Austausch von Lernmaterialien. Sie unterstützt die weltweite Bildungsinitiative Open Educational Resources (OER). Offenheit in der Lehre und Bildung für alle sind dabei die maßgeblichen Ziele.

Material Type: Full Course, Lecture, Unit of Study

OpenLearn: Mathematics and Statistics

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The Open University had long been dedicated to the proposition of providing high-quality educational materials for persons all over Britain and the world. They were one of the first universities to place such materials online, and their OpenLearn website has received high marks from many quarters. This particular section of materials on their site is devoted to providing instructional units in both math and science. Currently, the site contains about 30 different units, and visitors can stroll through these units and take in their materials at their leisure. The units include such titles as "Modeling pollution in the Great Lakes", "Exploring data: graphs and numerical summaries", and "Using vectors to model".

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Learning the Open Source Way

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"Learning the Open Source Way" is a toolkit aimed at assisting others who want to create or adapt their educational courses using the principles found in FLOSS communities. It is aimed at providing information about learning in an open source manner.The toolkit is created in an open source production way using a 12 week open access session, called summer university. This summer university runs from July 2007 on and will be conducted as a joint event bringing in as a “special guest” the Ubuntu community.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Full Course, Lecture

Authors: Andreas Meiszner, Ashley Healy, Athanasis Karoulis, Daune West, Ewan W MacArthur, Hugo Fialho Magalhães, Ioannis Antoniades, Martin Weller, Nikos Katsiadakis, Rüdiger Glott, Simon Rae, Sulayman K Sowe, Thomas M Connolly


10X Bigg

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Students will explore multi-digit numbers and the relationship between ones, tens and hundreds; a digit in one place is 10x the digit in the place to its right. Students will use their bodies to represent digits in multi-digit numbers up to the hundredths place and compare these numbers using <, =, >. Students will use their bodies as multi-digit numbers to add and subtract. Thanks

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Anne Collier

Creating Open Educational Resources

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Are you interested in creating your own open educational resources? This unit will help you to write a learning unit and provide you with links to various resources for open-learning materials. You will learn about the different purposes of self-instruction and receive advice about the techniques and strategies to help the learner.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Reading, Syllabus

Author: The Open University

Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for designing teaching and learning for a digital age

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The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success.

Material Type: Textbook

Open Pedagogy: A New Paradigm for Teaching and Learning

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The main objective of this course is to explore and critique the role of an open pedagogy in education. Participants will develop an understanding of the concept of open and explore its application in, primarily, the context of educational environments as well as use and assess emerging learning technologies and social media. Participants will also learn about a variety of other initiatives and projects employing an open pedagogy, learn how to both identify and create open educational resources and develop a familiarity with the legal and policy considerations (e.g. copyright) surrounding the use and creation of open content. Through reading, writing, and sharing these writings, participants will make important contributions to the ongoing and exciting conversation around the future of teaching and learning.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Garin Fons