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Faculty Special: Teaching and Learning Objects


Teaching and Learning Objects

Learning Objects 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.

Open educational resources (OER)

are digital materials that can be re-used for teaching, learning, research and more, made available free through open licenses, which allow uses of the materials that would not be easily permitted under copyright alone more