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Our current system for communicating research uses a print-based model in the digital age. The results of many research projects are largely hidden behind paywalls by legacy publishers and restrict access to a small fraction of users, locking out most of the world’s population and preventing the use of new research techniques.
In response to the aforementioned restrictions, Open Access
Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barrier and carry legal permission for open use. OER are in active development across CUNY. They leverage the internet to make education more affordable, accessible, and effective. Check out CUNY's guide to learn where you can find OER to use in your classes and learn more about open education.
Learning Matters Assignment Library
A college-wide effort at building the higher-order thinking capacities students need for 21st century success, The Learning Matters Assignment Library contains examples of assignments that model ways to address our Core Competencies and Communication Abilities. Contributions to the Library emerged from CTL seminars, Learning Matters Mini-Grants, and departmental assignment development workshops. Assignments from a wide range of disciplines are included. Assignments that complete the submission process and are selected count as a college contribution.
Please contact Ece Aykol (English) at firstname.lastname@example.org and Cristina Di Meo (Academic Affairs) at email@example.com regarding the submission process.
First Year Seminar Curricular Resources
The First Year Seminar Curricular Resources collection includes assignments from a range of academic disciplines that support and strengthen first-semester student learning. Please contact Christine Marks (English) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ellen Quish (Center for Teaching and Learning) at Equish@lagcc.cuny.edu.
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