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OER Instructional Design
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5 Rules of Textbook Development:
- The rule of frameworks means maintain a consistent structure. The text can best aid understanding by making this framework visible early on.
- The rule of meaningful names means create and use consistent titles and terminologies. The names are critical to the ability to recall or retrieve the things we know and remember.
- The rule of manageable numbers means limit the amount of new information introduced at one time.
- Rule of hierarchy means new knowledge builds on learned knowledge. The student needs to understand the foundational knowledge before being introduced to a new concept. When new concepts are introduced the should be explicitly connected to the foundational material.
- The rule of repetition means repeat important concepts. There is a pattern of repetition that aids in promoting the elements of a subject from short-term to long-term memory.
Student Consent Forms
Faculty at ECU who wish to create an OER with students will need to explain open licensing to their students and have them give consent or not through the Student Consent form in Etrieve. Copies of the forms are provided here for reference.
Creating Interactive OER
Create, share and use interactive HTML content such as matching games, interactive quizzes, flashcards, audio uploads and more.
Getting Started With H5P
Learn basics and best practices of H5P and where to go to learn more.
Creating OER and Combining Licenses
OER Authoring Tools
Sign up for a Pressbooks Account
Pressbooks is an authoring and publishing platform for OER that creates interactive, accessible and printable OER in multiple formats. ECU has a subscription to Pressbooks through the Online Consortium of Oklahoma (OCO). Click the link above to create an account and gain access to the "sandbox" where you can experiment and learn.
Other OER Authoring Tools
OER Publishing Tools