Category Archives: Education

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Conference–April 9-11

    Streamed Live on Campus Aderhold, Room 423       Attend all of the sessions or drop by for the ones that most interest you. No registration necessary. Seating is limited to 25, so come early to ensure … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Teach effectively and creatively with open content and other affordable solutions

Several library blogs this week have focused on locating and using open resources.  However, it can be challenging to determine the most effective way to incorporate these materials into your course. Listed below are three services to help you get … Continue reading

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Authoring Online Content: Create, Remix, Share….

Oftentimes, when creating content, authors want to incorporate materials such as photos, video clips, book chapters, and other materials created by others.  The easiest way to do this is to use materials that are licensed with a Creative Commons license.  … Continue reading

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Professional quality open textbooks…and more….much more…

Locating free, high-quality, online learning materials that are licensed for distribution and adaptation for teaching a course can be a challenge.  Currently, there is a huge focus on open textbooks, but sometimes you need other types of material. Listed below … Continue reading

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Sort by Relevance in PubMed

PubMed has added a new Display Settings option to sort your search results by relevance. The relevance sort order for search results is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation that includes the search terms. For each search … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Open Education Week, March 10-15

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Open Education Week  starts today!  Check back with the GSU library blog each day this week to learn more about open education. By the way, what is open education and why is it important? Open education is a movement that … Continue reading

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GSU Library’s Digital Collections Now Include Video

Audience member speaking during youth violence community forum

The first of Georgia State University Library’s digital collections to feature video content is the Research Atlanta, Inc. Reports. This collection includes eight video recordings, which were received on VHS tapes and digitized at the library. Access to the video … Continue reading

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How does the cost of textbooks and other course materials affect your students?

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Instructors often only consider costs after locating the best resources they can find for their course.  This makes sense because we want our students to have access to high quality resources. However, when it comes to student success and completion, … Continue reading

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