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Open Education Resources

Any resources available at little or no cost that can be used for teaching, learning or research … such materials are generally released under a Creative Commons or similar license that supports open or nearly open use of the content – Educause.

Competency-Based Education
An outcome-based approach to earning a college degree or credential. Competencies are statements of what students can do as a result of their learning – Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions.

Flipped Learning

A pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, while the former becomes an interactive, active learning environment – Flipped Learning Network.

Lecture Capture

Describes any technology that allows instructors to record what happens in their classrooms and make it available digitally – Educause.


Resources that focus on educational innovations.

Active Learning

The process of having students engage in some activity that forces them to reflect upon ideas and how they are using those ideas … The process of keeping students mentally, and often physically, active in their learning through activities that involve them in gathering information, thinking, and problem solving. — The Greenwood Dictionary of Education

Classroom Biases

Classroom Biases
A bias is a type of prejudice against a person, event, situation, or group … Educational settings have several factors that naturally lend themselves to opportunities for bias – intentional or not … gender, culture, economics, and ethnicity —