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Foundations of Education

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: AbuAssaly-George, Bunney, De Valdenebro, Mead, and Margolis

Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This dynamic and equity-focused Open Educational Resource serves as a multifaceted textbook for Foundations of Education courses in post secondary institutions.

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Read more about Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: From Classical Social Sciences to the Age of Big Data and Analytics

Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: From Classical Social Sciences to the Age of Big Data and Analytics

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Venkatesh, Brown, and Sullivan

Publisher: Virginia Tech Libraries

License: CC BY-NC

Scholars in the social sciences are increasingly expected to incorporate both quantitative and qualitative techniques and methods into their research. The growth of “mixed-methods” research is evident in social science disciplines ranging from psychology and management to marketing and information systems. This book is designed to provide principles, strategies, and guidance specifically for researchers in these disciplines so that they can use mixed-methods research more effectively.

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Read more about Teaching Methods & Practices

Teaching Methods & Practices

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Proctor

Publisher: Open OCO

License: CC BY

This book is intended to serve as a resource for novice teachers as they master the art of effective classroom management, assessment, and lesson planning. At the undergraduate level, this book is designed to accompany the instruction in the EDUC 4353: Secondary Teaching Methods & Practices course before the full-internship experience. At the graduate level, this book is designed to support the instruction in the EDUC 5283: Teaching Methods course with a special focus on supporting Alternatively Certified Educators. Each chapter presents a component of the teaching and learning process critical for teacher development and describes how that component is relevant to the classroom.

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Read more about The Art and Science of Teaching Agriculture: Four Keys to Dynamic Learning

The Art and Science of Teaching Agriculture: Four Keys to Dynamic Learning

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Whittington, Rudd, and Elliot

Publisher: Virginia Tech Publishing

License: CC BY-NC

The Art and Science of Teaching Agriculture: Four Keys to Dynamic Learning is a methods of teaching book. Specifically, it is a collection of thoughts, best practices, strategies, and techniques for planning, delivering, and assessing teaching and learning. This resource is assembled from among the best teaching professors in agricultural communication, education, and leadership in America. They have narrated their favorite class sessions … sessions chosen with the goal of making us all better teachers.

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Read more about Comprendiendo la Lectura: Del Nivel Literal al Crítico en Estudiantes de EBA

Comprendiendo la Lectura: Del Nivel Literal al Crítico en Estudiantes de EBA

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Pacheco-Altamirano, Camposano-Córdova, Torres-Acevedo, Oré-Rojas, Gavidia-Anticona, Yauri-Huiza, and Rojas-Quispe

Publisher: Editorial Grupo AEA

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Este libro de investigación trata sobre que los momentos de la lectura mejoran la comprensión lectora en los niveles literal, inferencial y crítico de los estudiantes del segundo grado “E” del ciclo avanzado del CEBA “Politécnico Regional del Centro”- Huancayo, es de naturaleza cuantitativa, tipo aplicada, diseño pre experimental, con pre test y pos test en un solo grupo, muestra no probabilística. Se aplicó un pre test para diagnosticar su comprensión de textos, luego una propuesta experimental basada en la estrategia los momentos de la lectura de Isabel Solé y un post test para determinar los efectos. Se demostró estadísticamente que la aplicación de esta estrategia permite mejorar significativamente la comprensión lectora en el nivel literal, inferencial y crítico. Esto se fundamenta porque en el pre test la mayoría de estudiantes alcanzó calificaciones inferiores a 10 (escala vigesimal); pero, en el post test la mayoría superó este promedio en estos niveles. En el calculó se evidenció que existen diferencias significativas entre las puntuaciones del pre y post test de 6,6 puntos p < 0,05.

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Read more about Beyond the Horizon: Broadening Our Understanding of OER Efficacy

Beyond the Horizon: Broadening Our Understanding of OER Efficacy

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributor: Schilling

Publisher: Rebus Community

License: CC BY

Beyond the Horizon: Broadening Our Understanding of OER Efficacy is a concise yet comprehensive resource designed to provide insight into the current state of research and reporting on Open Educational Resources (OER) efficacy. This guide explores existing frameworks, delves into key themes and gaps, and highlights emerging opportunities in the realm of OER efficacy.

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Read more about Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation

Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributor: Schilling

Publisher: Rebus Community

License: CC BY

Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation is a short resource designed to expand your understanding of inequities in the educational systems through breaking down the work into smaller pieces with opportunities for you to reflect, identify strategies for action, and locate resources and community members to connect with. The purpose of this guide is to explore strategies for you as OER creators to incorporate equitable practices into your workflows.

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Read more about Technology Tools for Leaders

Technology Tools for Leaders

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Bearman and Noyes

Publisher: Palni Press

License: CC BY

With the vast and varied technologies available to leaders, it is no doubt managing these technologies can be challenging. Yet, leaders must have a sense of which technologies will help the organization and its members to be successful. While an organizational leader does not need to be a technology expert, having an awareness of the impact technology has on an organization is important.

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Read more about Critical Thinking in Academic Research - Second Edition

Critical Thinking in Academic Research - Second Edition

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributors: Gruwell and Ewing

Publisher: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

License: CC BY-SA

Critical Thinking in Academic Research - 2nd Edition provides examples and easy-to-understand explanations to equip students with the skills to develop research questions, evaluate and choose the right sources, search for information, and understand arguments. This 2nd Edition includes new content based on student feedback as well as additional interactive elements throughout the text.

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Read more about Writing Spaces at Oklahoma State University

Writing Spaces at Oklahoma State University

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Howard, O'Neil, Driscoll, Daniel, Meints, Essmiller, Stewart, Vetter, Daniels-Lerberg, DiFruscio, Tinsley, Recchia, and Garcia-Boswell

Publisher: Oklahoma State University

License: CC BY

This resource focuses on the various processes involved in researching answers to various inquiry questions and building effective arguments within and outside academic contexts. The curriculum takes students through the processes of listening/summarizing, asking questions, characterizing scholarly debates, and entering those debates in order to meaningfully contribute to ongoing conversations.

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