SOURCE: Curriki

Curriki

March 15, 2011 09:01 ET

Curriki and CUE Join Forces to Deliver Professional Development Courses Promoting Open Educational Curriculum, Digital and Social Learning

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today announced that it has teamed with Computer-Using Educators (CUE), Inc., the producer of Google Teacher Academies, to deliver OER professional development courses to teachers nationwide.

CUE's expert staff of K-12 and Higher Ed educators led by Dr. Mark Wagner will deliver Curriki Professional Development Workshops to schools, districts, and other educational institutions. These workshops focus on innovative concepts and practices related to open education curriculum, digital and social learning and include simple, step-by-step tools. Each workshop can be delivered onsite, asynchronously online, or as a hybrid of these delivery methods.

Curriki Professional Development Workshops can be found on www.curriki.org or www.cue.org/curriki and today include:

  • Introduction to Open Educational Resources
  • Introduction to Digital Copyrights
  • Using Curriki.org and OERs to Enhance Curriculum Design
  • Publishing Open Educational Resources on Curriki
  • Collaboration With Curriki Groups
  • Curriki Advanced Topics

Visit Curriki booth #436 at the CUE Conference, March 17-19 in Palm Springs, or for more information visit www.cue.org/Curriki

"We are delighted to partner with CUE to bring Curriki's Professional Development courses to teachers and school districts nationwide, and we look forward to working together to support educators in their use of Open Educational Resources," said Kim Jones, chairman of the board and executive director of Curriki.

"CUE is thrilled to apply its expertise in providing innovative professional development to the outstanding resources and tools provided through Curriki," added Mike Lawrence, executive director of CUE.

A non-profit organization, Curriki is the leading K-12 global community for teachers, students and parents to create, share, and find open learning resources that improve teacher effectiveness and student outcomes. With over 160,000 members and 40,000+ learning assets, Curriki attracts more than two million unique visitors per year. Join today www.curriki.org

Computer-Using Educators, Inc. is a non-profit educational association founded in 1978. CUE's goal is to advance student achievement through technology in all disciplines from preschool through college. With an active current membership of thousands of educational professionals, CUE supports many regional affiliates and Special Interest Groups. CUE is the largest organization of its type in the west and one of the largest in the United States.

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