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Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources

The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success.

Source: opentextbc.ca

Tony Bates is always worth listening to.  Great mind, great educator! 

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know — Campus Technology

Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and tools to help implement OER in just about any course.

Source: campustechnology.com

OER = Open Educational Resources…. materials you can use in your classrooms or your online courses.