News: Lumen Learning Announces New Solution to Improve Teaching Effectiveness and Bolster Student Success in Higher Education

Lumen Circles professional development platform and services focus on timely capabilities such as online teaching; active learning; open pedagogy; evidence-based teaching; and diversity, equity, and inclusion

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Education innovator Lumen Learning announced plans to expand its work beyond open educational resources (OER) […]

News: Lumen Learning Acquires Faculty Guild’s Higher Education Assets

Lumen to launch Lumen Circles, a facilitated, peer-based professional development platform and services solution for higher education 

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Lumen Learning announced it has acquired the intellectual property and higher education assets of Faculty Guild, a coaching service created in 2017 by education […]

Teaching Online: Recommended Resources

The Lumen Team is expert in many things, including effective teaching and learning using open educational resources. Yet as institutions, faculty and students face tremendous uncertainty around the impact of COVID-19, it’s worthwhile to seek advice from experts from across the educational community to help with the challenges and transitions ahead.

In response to many of […]

CEO Message: Lumen Stands Ready to Help

By Kim Thanos, CEO

It’s painful to see the havoc COVID-19 is wreaking in communities globally. Working day in and day out in higher education, this week it is dizzying to see the pace at which the virus is disrupting life for faculty, students, and educational institutions. 

Amid all this disruption and uncertainty, […]

FACULTY WORKSHOP & TRAINING PROGRAM*

Use this play to:

Identify, develop and deliver hands-on, workshop-style training to build effective OER teaching and learning techniques.

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STUDENT PANEL*

Use this play to:

Invite a panel of students who have used OER to speak publicly about how using open educational resources makes a difference for them financially and academically.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS*

Use this play to:

Seek out opportunities to share your and your faculty’s accomplishments at conferences and professional gatherings.

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FACULTY MINI-GRANT PROGRAM*

Use this play to:

Create a faculty grant program that creates funding incentives to try OER, while aligning with your strategic goals for expanding OER adoption.

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5 STEPS TO COURSE CURATION

Use this play to:

This simple, 5-step process helps faculty members feel well-supported through the process of designing and teaching a course using OER. See More Plays Back to Playbook Home Ask a Lumen Expert

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This simple, 5-step process […]

MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Use this play to:

Establish a team to encourage collaboration and provide support services for scaling OER adoption across multiple institutions or an entire system. See More Plays Back to Playbook Home Ask a Lumen Expert

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As OER initiatives scale […]