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Learning & Teaching Objects

Name Topic Type Sponsor
Academic Earth Multidisciplinary  Online courses and videos Consumer Media Network CMN
Case Studies Sciences Case studies and problem-based learning. University at Buffalo Libraries
DNA Tube Sciences Videos, studies, lectures and seminars  
EDX Multidisciplinary   Online courses, texts and videos Harvard and MIT
Jorum: Learning to Share Multidisciplinary   Texts, presentations, videos, exercises Mimas
Khan Academy Multidisciplinary   Learning dashboard, texts, exercices and videos Khan Academy
Lion: Library Information Literacy Online Network  Information literacy Videos tutorials LIONTV is the public face of the ANTS project
Merlot (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)  Multidisciplinary   Assessment tools, case studies, tutorials, e-books, online courses & other learning material. California State University
MIT OpenCourseWare Multidisciplinary  Online courses Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Supercourse Global health and prevention Lectures, journals, books, conferences and internet sources WHO Collaborating Center University of Pittsburgh
XPERT Multidisciplinary   Images, texts and videos University of Nottingham
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Academic Links to learning objects b subject  

 

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Connexions Multidisciplinary Ebooks, course notes, pages and learning modules. Dr. Richard Baraniuk/Rice University

Doha Debates

Politics Videos Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
Education Labs/Flashcards Education Technology tools for educators Microsoft
OER Commons Multidisciplinary Assessment tools, audio and video lectures, online courses, lesson plans, teaching strategies & other learning material. ISKME
Supercourse Global health and prevention Lectures, journals, books, conferences and internet sources WHO Collaborating Center University of Pittsburgh
TED Multidisciplinary Videos & talks Sapling Foundation
Virtual University Design and Technology  Online course design Texts Michigan State University

 

Digitec Interactive video presentation

What is a Learning Object?

Learning Ojects Simply defined...

...A learning object is any multimedia object that is part of a digital library collection.

...It can be a video, interactive game, document, picture, article, website, online presentation, ebook, and more.

...These objects are designed to be shared electronically via the internet for instructional use in the classroom.

...A learning object repository is a digital library of searchable objects that have been cataloged for classroom use.

...Learning Objects can come from various sites and not be cataloged.

Plagiarism

Plagiarism is "the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own."

"Plagiarism, n." OED Online. Oxford University Press, December 2014. Web. 6 February 2015.