Tools to Support Successful Learning and Teaching

Lumen Courseware:

Course Materials Designed for Learning

Lumen OER course materials replace expensive textbooks and provide:

  • Engaging, interactive content (text, video, simulations, practice questions, etc.)
  • Continuous improvements to support increased learning
  • Accessible and mobile-friendly
  • Available for 50+ high-enrollment subjects
  • Low cost AND highly effective
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Lumen Circles:

Community-focused Professional Development

Lumen Circles connect faculty members through virtual peer communities focused on strengthening effective teaching practices and supporting student success.

  • Virtual training combined with applied teaching experiences
  • Build on the strengths of your own teaching practice
  • Reflect, learn, and share with a virtual peer community
  • Skilled facilitation, mentoring, and support
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Lumen Circles professional development platform, hosting a virtual learning circle

Digital Courseware Designed to Increase Learning

Combines OER with custom learning tools to improve communication between students and teachers.

  • Personalized study plans for each student

  • Texts and supplemental materials

  • Real-time feedback

  • Easier communication & connection

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Combines enriched OER with personalized learning tools that improve faculty-student connections.

  • Personalized study plans for each student

  • Texts and supplemental materials

  • Real-time feedback

  • Easier communication & connection

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From arithmetic to calculus, OHM provides online homework and other learning resources at a low cost.

  • Instruction & homework system

  • Customizable courses

  • Immediate feedback for students

  • Ongoing faculty support

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Designed by learning scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, OLI uses data and research insights to develop, test and improve OER course materials.

  • Reports and analytics

  • Preconfigured

  • Evidence-based learning

  • Learn by doing

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Video: How Lumen Courses Make an Impact

Personalized learning tools combined with best-available OER

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OER online homework system for math and quantitative subjects

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OER in Your Environment

Take Charge of Learning

Lumen provides a simple, well-supported path for faculty to teach with open educational resources inside your LMS

  • Resolves textbook access/affordability for students

  • Customizable materials instructors can use as-is or adapt to fit their needs

  • Better student outcomes validated by research

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