The ALMS Framework provides a way to consider how technical choices impact the ability to engage in the 5R activities associated with OER (Open Educational Resources). This video outlines key technical considerations addressed through ALMS Framework when planning an OER project.
This template has been created by Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity to facilitate the development of OER as instructional materials for teacher education classes.Within this resource are instructions, templates, and examples for using this template to create your own unit(s) for your own classes.
Identification and discovery of OER is a significant barrier for faculty adoption. Mapping OER to courses is a strategy library professionals can adopt to ease the burden on faculty. The Course Mapping Companion Kit provides curation workflow steps that can be adapted to institutional needs. The companion kit also provides instructions on preparing curated OER with course alignment tags for inclusion on VIVA Open, an OER Commons hosted website. By tagging curated, course-aligned OER to VIVA Open, faculty may trace and locate OER suitable for their courses, as well as courses at other Virginia institutions of higher education.
This book is intended to be an accessible introduction to key algorithmic concepts in autonomousrobotics targeted toward undergraduate computer science students. It is not intended to be an exhaustive reference or to provide rigorous mathematical foundations, derivations or proofs. The focus is on clear explanations with extensive examples and visualizations.This book uses a Python-based pseudocode that is generally very close to executable Python. The author has attempted to steer clear of any idiomatic Python constructs so that the algorithm listings should be easy to follow even for those without a background in the Python language.This book is a work in progress! It covers several of the central algorithmic ideas in autonomousrobotics, but there are still significant missing pieces. In particular, there is currently no coverage ofparticle filters, mapping algorithms, or simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM). The author welcomes contributions.Table of Contents:Chapter 1: Controlling Physical SystemsChapter 2: Coordinate FramesChapter 3: Path PlanningChapter 4: Probabilistic LocalizationBibliographyIndex
The VIVA Open! Advancing Open Educational Practices Workshop Series is designed to support Virginia higher education professionals interested in open education initiatives. The workshop series will successively explore topics in open education that advance the development of practices such as collaboration, curation, authoring, and more. Session 1: Introduction to VIVA & Open Educational Practices Session 2: Engagement with OER Tools for Discovery, Evaluation, Curation & CollaborationSession 3: Deep Dive into Design, Authoring & Remixing Session 4: Including Students as Course Creators & Contributors
The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) Open Course Grants are awarded to educational professionals in the state of Virginia who wish to adopt, adapt, or create open or no-cost course materials that will greatly reduce the cost of those materials for students in courses in any discipline. Grantees are invited to remix this course planning template to design and share their OER project plans, course information and syllabus, and reflection.
This resource includes all of the recordings and activities for the different sessions of the VIVA Open Skills Academy: Building Your OER Practice. The first session is An Introduction to Getting Started with VIVA Open on November 10, 2022. The following Academy sessions will be hosted in February, 2023 and will build on the foundational skills and practices of collaborating to curate, evaluate, create, and share Open Educational Resources (OER) to further develop projects to advance OER in your work.