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Thursday, October 21 • 11:30am - 11:40am
Open Learning Initiative: An Open OER Learning Platform That Can Work For You

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A general overview of the Open Education learning platform by Carnegie Mellon University known as Open Learning Initiative (OLI) using specifically the Introductory Psychology course. The presentation will include a synopsis, demonstration, and overview of the different disciplines covered. A discussion and demonstration of the Unit and Module setup within the course shell, and a discussion about the assessments that may be assigned to students to aid with retention of material among students in Psychology. This presentation will also address the ease of which instructors and students can access the information, as well as the LTI integration that incorporates within LMS's for one-click access. The student will generally pay $25 for the updated versions of the course, which discussed will be of The State University of New York provides a grant program for the text to be free for students. Student concerns and issues/problems with the learning platform will be discussed, as well as success rates on exam assessments since the presenter has used the product within a classroom setting. Lastly, the presenter will address his own experiences having taught for eleven and a half years, and using six different Learning Management Systems and five different Learning Platforms (one OER-OLI), and a brief comparison from OLI to the other materials.

After participating in this session, attendees will be able to:
  • Learning a new OER Learning Platform
  • Helping keep textbooks free
  • Different LMS Discussion

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Dr. Robert Hoople

Psychology Instructor, SUNY-Oneonta

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Thursday October 21, 2021 11:30am - 11:40am EDT
Room F