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OneClick Digital and the Medrano Project: OER as Content, OER as Pedagogy

A need to reduce course material costs sparked a project fueled by two epiphanies: students need access to free content, even if it requires a login; and, when armed with information literacy research skills, students can find their own content. Key Takeaways A need to reduce course material costs sparked a project fueled by two epiphanies: students need access to free content, even if it requires a login; and, when armed with information literacy research skills, students can find their own content. When students cull and curate a living textbook, their role changes from passive recipients of knowledge to active content experts and drivers of the pedagogy, creating a "read-write" classroom culture. The project succeeded in solving the textbook-cost dilemma and resulted in impressive gains... Show More
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