32 Open Education and Open Pedagogy

Last update: Sep 10/19

Articles and blogs

Does Open Pedagogy Require OER? This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY)

A post by Clint Lalonde discussing whether open licences are necessary for something to be considered open pedagogy.

Quick Thoughts on Open Pedagogy (CC BY)

David Wiley expanding his thinking on open pedagogy.

What is Open? History and Open Education Resources This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY-ND)

An article describing the creation of an open seminar book for Canadian history survey classes.

What is Open Pedagogy? [PDF] (CC BY)

Professors describing what open pedagogy means to them and how they view the future of open pedagogy.


CCCOER Helpful Resources (Licences vary)

A collection of resources curated by the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources that cover topics relating to OER including advocacy, open pedagogy, policy, adoption, authoring, accessibility, and more.


Butte Biology: Learning Through Creation (CC BY)

This site presents the steps for designing a course where students collaboratively write a textbook. The site also presents strategies for using steps independently or in sequence to simplify course design. Each individual page also discusses educational research related to each individual strategy.

OER-Enabled Pedagogy (CC BY)

A description and examples of a set of teaching and learning practices that are only practical in the context of the 5R permissions characteristic of open educational resources.

This is a Canadian-created resourceOpen Pedagogy Examples (CC BY)

A collection of examples of open pedagogy that was generated after a BCcampus webinar on open pedagogy.


B.C. Open Textbook Collection: Support Resources This is a Canadian created resource(Various CC licences)

A collection of guides relating to open education, including publishing open textbooks, adopting open resources, adapting open resources, using Pressbooks, and setting up print-on-demand services for open textbooks.


The Evolution of Affordable Content Efforts in the Higher Education Environment: Programs, Case Studies, and Examples (CC BY)

This book provides both inspiration and guidance for those beginning work on affordable content and evidence of the growth that has occurred in this arena over the last decade.


Lorna Campbell’s Slideshare (CC BY)

A collection of 85 presentations and talks created by Lorna Campbell (who has twenty years experience working in education technology and leads the OER Service within Information Services at the University of Edinburgh) about her work in open education technology, policy, and practice.


An Open Education Reader (CC BY)

A collection of readings on open education with commentary by David Wiley.

DIY Open Pedagogy: Freely Sharing Teaching Resources in Psychology (CC BY)

A chapter by Jessica Hartnett from the book Open: The Philosophy and Practises that are Revolutionizing Education and Science on the topic of open pedagogy.

From OER to Open Pedagogy: Harnessing the Power of Open (CC BY)

A chapter by Robin DeRosa and Scott Robinson from the book Open: The Philosophy and Practises that are Revolutionizing Education and Science on the topic of open pedagogy.

Open Textbook Toolkit This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY)

This toolkit is a living document designed to support university and college faculty in Ontario who would like to create their first open textbook. Key sections in this toolkit are organized in an FAQ format and include information related to stakeholders, technology, copyright, accessibility, and more general production and classroom-use workflows of an open textbook.

Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science (CC BY)

An book edited by Rajiv Jhangiani and Robert Biswas-Diener on all topics related to open education and open science. This book shares the stories, motives, insights, and practical tips from global leaders in the open movement.

Videos and webinars

Making Open Textbooks: A Video Guide (CC BY)

A video series created by the Rebus Community about publishing open textbooks, with collaboration at the heart of a collective, open process of creation.

Open Pedagogy (CC BY)

An archived webinar by Open Oregon (January 2017) on the subject of open pedagogy.


Innovating with Open Knowledge (CC BY-SA)

A series of resources and case studies created by the University of Edinburgh that will help you develop the knowledge and skills to find and access free content, data and research produced by the university sector.

More Places to Look

See the following chapters in this directory for more resources: Pedagogy and Instructional Design and Copyright.


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