LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES & MEDIA
“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” –Abraham Maslow, 1966
Learning technologists can help you find just the right set of tools to build and deliver your online learning experiences. They have expert knowledge of learning management systems, synchronous and asynchronous communication and collaboration solutions, media streaming, lecture capture, secure testing, and a wide variety of Web. 2.0 technologies.
"A picture shows me at a glance what it takes dozens of pages of a book to expound." –Ivan Turgenev, 1862
Multimedia specialists can help you find or create just the right image for your needs, including course banners. They also have experience in audio and video production ranging from informal, on-location interviews to professional studio work.
eLearning OHIO’s learning design team provides expertise in both areas.
Faculty also are encouraged to take advantage of the many excellent open educational resources (OER) now available via the World Wide Web.
A place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc.
Creative Commons Search Engine
Search for Creative Commons licensed creative works (images, audio, video, text) available via the web.
Federal Resources for Education Excellence (FREE)
FREE makes it easier to find teaching and learning resources from the federal government. More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies.
iTunes U features audio and video lectures from dozens of institutions.
The Khan Academy has over 2000 short (5 - 15 minutes) videos covering basic math through calculus and trigonometry, physics, biology, chemistry, banking, finance, and statistics. The videos are accompanied by a set of self-paced exercises.
Expertly vetted, annotated and peer reviewed collections of learning objects across the disciplines including Arts, Education, Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Science, Business and Mathematics/Statistics
OER Commons has forged alliances with over 120 major content partners to provide a single point of access to over 30,000 open educational resources.
OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
OCW Search is a search engine that indexes the courses universities make available under the OpenCourseWare initiative.
Open Culture offers free audio books, free online courses, free movies, free language lessons, free ebooks, and other enriching content.
A clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world's most inspired thinkers.
A database of 80,000+ images that may be used for free by non-profit educational purposes with appropriate citation of the copyright holder.