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Sign Up to Review ESL Open Educational Resources (OER) in Adult Education

Posted on 04/28/2014

OER in Adult Education

Through a contract from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), American Institutes for Research (AIR) is working to increase awareness and use of high quality English as a Second Language (ESL) Open Educational Resources (OER) in Adult Education through the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) ESL Professional project. They are currently recruiting two rounds of teacher user group members who will identify, use, and evaluate adult ESL appropriate OER. Accepted participants will be provided with free professional development and an honorarium for completion of responsibilities.

The LINCS ESL Professional project will support up to 20 ELL educators to identify, use and review ESL OER through a 6-month online user group.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are digital teaching and learning materials of all types, including text, video, games and assessments that are freely available and adaptable for use in any educational setting for all types of learners.

The abundance of open educational resources presents opportunities for educators and learners. By participating in this effort, you will make a positive contribution to instructional practices for ELL teachers and adult learners.

For more information about this opportunity and access to the application please view the flyer External link opens in new window or tab on AIR Web site External link opens in new window or tab.