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Institutional Benefits from Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope partner Dr. Charles Snare, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Chadron State College in Nebraska, describes the benefits from Chadron’s participation in Kaleidoscope. The Kaleidoscope Open Project is an endeavor to design, reuse, and redesign courses through a community of professors with a range of expertise.  This allows the opportunity to “build on the...

Open Content Guidelines

The Kaleidoscope Project commits to use only open educational resources (OER) in its course designs. OER will not only reduce the cost of textbooks, but will also create course designs that we can share, evaluate and continually improve. Our use of openly licensed content provides us with greater control and affords greater creativity in changing materials to match student needs and...

Course Design Guidelines

I have provided the following recommendations to each of the faculty teams. If you have comments, feedback or suggestions please comment to this blog posting so that the other faculty teams can view your comments. Course Design Please begin with the learning outcomes, and the assessment of those primary outcomes I have created a Google doc that includes the outcomes, major assessments,...