On episode 020 of MEP, Dave Fontaine joins the program to talk about the real potential of open educational resources and digital literacy education. Don’t miss this one!
Dave Fontaine is a man who wears many hats! Dave is the Director of Instructional Media Technology at Middletown Public Schools in Middletown, RI. Dave is also an instructor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Education, specializing in training educators in the effective use of technology to improve collaboration and communication in student learning. See Dave’s courses here. He is an in demand educational consultant on the topics of eLearning, ebooks, and open educational resources.
Definition of Open Educational Resources (via OER hub Wikipedia…pretty cool!)
OpenStax: Interesting non-profit work out of Rice University
MIT OpenCourseware: One of the first large scale efforts to make course materials open, especially from a prestigious global brand.
Curriki.org: OER repository
Where to find Dave and his work: