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Course: Learning Resource Selection for K-12 Educators

Learning Resource Selection for K-12 Educators Course (Revised)

Whether you are a beginning or experienced teacher, this one-hour introductory unit will support you in choosing appropriate resources for your classroom.

This course provides a Learning Resource Selection Model designed to support you in:

  • Making informed and thoughtful choices
  • Being aware of selection criteria and social considerations

Access the course through OpenSchoolBC: http://ocr.openschool.bc.ca/

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Anyone who selects learning resources for use with, or by, students, including pre-service teachers, new teachers and experienced teachers/administrators.

What Will I Learn?

After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • State your responsibilities as they relate to learning resource selection
  • Understand our role in the formal resource evaluation process
  • Access the K12 Evaluated Resource Collection
  • Apply the Learning Resource Selection Model
  • Make informed decisions when selecting learning resources for your classroom context

What is the Course Format & Outline?

Format:

  • Self-paced 45 min. online course
  • 4 modules, section quizzes and a final quiz
  • Videos and illustrative case studies

Outline:

  • Introduction – Welcome
  • Module 1 – Discover the Learning Resource Selection Model
  • Module 2 – Check Reliable Resources
  • Module 3 – Learning Resource Selection Criteria
  • Module 4 – Make Your Decision

These modules were developed with support from OpenSchoolBC.

Access other Open School courses and check out a new Open School BC course “Taking Making into Classrooms” – http://ocr.openschool.bc.ca/

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