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Kaleidoscope Assessment Workshops

Please join us for the Kaleidoscope Assessment Workshops in February 2013. The Kaleidoscope open course designs bring open educational resources (OER) together to create a complete, open course design for general education courses.  These open resources eliminate textbook cost as a barrier to student success. More importantly, they provide faculty members the freedom to revise, remix,...

Workshop: Open Technologies

Beyond content, there are many tools, platforms, simulations and collaboration tools that support learning and sharing. Kim Thanos will facilitate a discussion about the range of new tools and the approaches to incorporate them in effective learning experiences. Prior to and during the conference, please share your experience and research with open pedagogies in the comments for this...

Workshop: Open Pedagogy

The open education movement has seeded new pedagogical approaches that benefit from open sharing among students, faculty members and broader communities of interest. During our meeting in Vancouver on October 19, David Wiley will facilitate an investigation and discussion of new approaches and their potential use by faculty members. Prior to and during the conference, please share your...

Kaleidoscope at OpenEd 2012

Many members of the Kaleidoscope team will be at OpenEd in Vancouver BC during the week of October 15. I am posting presentation and meeting information here. For those on the project team, I look forward to seeing you. For those hoping to learn more about Kaleidoscope,  please join us. Steering Committee Meeting (invitation only) Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. – dinner at the Fairmont...

Project Governance

The Kaleidoscope Steering Committee met in Cerritos, California on May 9, 2011 to define program roles, processes and commitments. These are captured in the Project Governance document. In addition to the commitments in the document the group agreed to a project timeline. The key initial dates include: July 1, 2011 faculty teams will have the learning outcomes and associated...