Episode 12: Talking OERs and MOOCs with Dr. Marshall Jones

Episode 12: February 24, 2014

In this episode, I interview Dr. Marshall Jones who is a professor of Educational Technology and the Director of Graduate Studies for the Richard W. Riley College of Education at Winthrop University (https://www.winthrop.edu/coe/default.aspx). Dr. Jones shares his experience and work with OERs and MOOCs. He describes his international involvement working with teachers in the area of educational technology. Dr. Jones provides excellent advice for instructional designers and other educational technology professionals regarding OER and other areas.

Dr. Jones mentioned numerous resources in the video. I have provided links to these.

  • https://openstaxcollege.org/ Free access to college textbooks. You can view their promotional video, which I have included.
  • University of Athabasca University Press: Completely open access to the works they publish. Visit http://www.aupress.ca/
  • The New Media Consortium’s Horizon Reports: Annual reports on the state of educational technology in higher education,  K-12, and museums.  You can find out more about the reports by visiting http://www.nmc.org/horizon-preojct . I’ve included a promotional video for the NMC’s Higher Education Annual Report.
  • http://oertools.weebly.com/ – Dr. Jones maintains this Web site that provides resources about OERs, MOOCs, and Web 2.0 tools along with information about the work his has done international.

You can find out more about Dr. Jones by visiting http://marshallgjones.com/

You can follow Dr. Jones on Twitter – @marshallgjones (http://twitter.com/marshallgjones)