OER Ambassador Badge
An OER Ambassador is someone who actively promotes foreign language OER by sharing and modeling various open educational practices (OEP): e.g. giving a conference presentation, networking in an open educational forum, writing an article or blog about OER, facilitating an OER/OEP workshop, mentoring a student or teacher about Open Education, etc.
Apply here: https://goo.gl/oYw84dSteel WagstaffAffiliation: University of WisconsinI have been working to develop an authoring tool that allows language teachers to publish free and open language textbooks.Read more ...Anita YoungAffiliation: World of Learning- Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8I have created OER resources and I have provided professional learning with OER resources.Read more ...Todd BryantAffiliation: Dickinson CollegeI created the Mixxer (www.language-exchanges.org), have submitted student mods of the game Civ V to Merlot, and written about openness.Read more ...Karen BjorkAffiliation: Portland State UniversityI manage PSU's open textbook publishing program and have presented several workshops on open access textbook publishingRead more ...Joshua ThomsAffiliation: Utah State UniversityI research and present on various topics related to open education and L2 learning and teaching.Read more ...Jocelly MeinersAffiliation: University of Texas at AustinAs the Community Moderator for COERLL's Heritage Spanish project, Jocelly shares her work and encourages colleagues to do the same.Read more ...Teresa MacKinnonAffiliation: University of WarwickChairs the OER SIG, develops badges for open educators, presents internationally on OER.Read more ...Amanda DalolaAffiliation: University of South CarolinaAs moderator of the Français Interactif (FI) Facebook page, spreads the word about OER for learning French.Read more ...Joerdis WeilandtAffiliation: University of Lethbridge/ Goethe-Institute TorontoDisseminates knowledge relating to OER/ OE in a number of PD workshops and incorporates found/modified/created materials into teaching.Read more ...
OER Reviewer Badge
An OER Reviewer is a teacher who writes an evaluation or a review of an OER by another teacher in the language he or she teaches, e.g., proof of membership in an editorial board or a review in a blog or a repository such as MERLOT, OER Commons, or Open Textbook Library (University of Minnesota).
Apply here: https://goo.gl/G5ipGWShahla AdelAffiliation: University of North Carolina at Chapel HillI wrote a review of FLLITE lessonsKate PaesaniAffiliation: University of MinnesotaAs a member of the FLLITE Editorial Board, I conducted a blind review of a participating student's lesson plan draft.Robert DavisAffiliation: University of Oregon - Romance LanguagesI have reviewed several projects for the FLLITE project
OER Master Creator Badge
An OER Master Creator is a student or teacher who creates an OER based mainly on original content. In this case, an OER is more ambitious than a single lesson plan and usually includes a set of materials, e.g., a set of readings or grammar exercises or even a thematic unit. All OER must carry an appropriate CC license.
Apply here: https://goo.gl/UA9wBqArthur WendorfAffiliation: Northeastern State UniversityI helped with the creation of the SpinTX video archive.Read more ...David ShorterI created Vachiam Eecha in 2003 and then the Wiki for Indigenous Languages in 2011.Read more ...Margarita CasasAffiliation: Linn-Benton Community CollegeI wrote materials to teach Spanish for heritage speakers at the college level.Read more ...Jeff KendrickAffiliation: University of Kansas, Virginia Military InstitueI created and co-authored a website called "French à la mode" and shared it using a CC BY license.Read more ...Antonella Del FattoreAffiliation: The University of Texas at AustinI co-authored with Eric Edwards 'Radio Arlecchino' - Italian Grammar and Culture PodcastRead more ...Kelley León HowarthAffiliation: University of OregonI collaborated on writing some activities for the OER Empowering Learners of Spanish unit.Read more ...Anita YoungAffiliation: World of Learning- Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8I design curriculum to be used for Spanish teaching in the World of Learning program and convert it to OERs to share with other teachers.Read more ...Munia Cabal-JiménezAffiliation: Western Illinois UniversityI wrote two open source units on History of Spaninsh and Intuitive Grammar for Spanish as a HL and shared it using a CC BY SA license.Read more ...Robert DavisAffiliation: University of Oregon - Romance LanguagesOnline materials for teaching Critical Metalinguistic Awareness in Spanish/English/SpanglishRead more ...Joanna LuksAffiliation: Independent (retired from Cornell University)I wrote an open textbook, Le Littéraire dans le quotidien, and am co-director of the FLLITE Project.Read more ...Asimiyu AdekunleAffiliation: African Language Teachers Association (ALTA)I assisted in writing of Yorùbá textbook 'Yorùbá Yé Mi' for open access. The material is an eye-opener.Read more ...Sergio RomeroAffiliation: University of Texas of AustinI directed the development of 42 units of freeware pedagogical materials for K'iche' Maya self-instruction.Read more ...Vivian FlanzerAffiliation: University of Texas at AustinI created a free website called "ClicaBrasil: Portuguese Language and Culture to Intermediate Students"Read more ...Lina GomaaAffiliation: Portland State UniversityWrote "From MSA to CA: A Beginner’s guide for transitioning into Colloquial Arabic "Read more ...Irene Fernandez-PalaciosAffiliation: North Shore Community CollegeCreated the entire curriculum for the course Elementary Spanish 1 for Health Professionals.Read more ...Megan SchachtAffiliation: Parkway SchoolsAs the Langauges Facilitator at Parkway Schools, worked with colleagues to use OER to create thematic units for 5 languages.Read more ...José Ignacio Carvajal RegidorAffiliation: University of Texas at AustinCo-created an open course for Maya K'iche' that incorporates audiovisual materials.Read more ...Juan TahayCo-created an open course for Maya K'iche' that incorporates audiovisual materials.Read more ...Robert SandersAffiliation: Portland State UniversityI authored an annotated anthology of Spanish literature focused on the theme of Romantic legends and archetypesRead more ...Lisa RabinAffiliation: George Mason UniversityWith her colleagues, a co-author of a series of culture and reading units for 300-level Spanish students.Read more ...Sonia BalaschAffiliation: Eastern Mennonite UniversityWith her colleagues, a co-author of a series of culture and reading units for 300-level Spanish students.Read more ...Stephanie RoulonAffiliation: Portland State UniversityCo-wrote the open French textbook "Histoires d'Avenirs".Read more ...
OER Creator Badge
An OER Creator is a student or teacher who adapts existing OER to create a new derivative. Adapting an OER usually means revising a work or remixing several works into a coherent whole. All OER must carry an appropriate CC license. An OER may be fairly limited in scope, for example, a single lesson plan or activity.
Apply here: https://goo.gl/MefoVxAna SomersI assisted Vivian Flanzer in the creation of the site ClicaBrasilRead more ...Gabriela ZapataAffiliation: Texas A&M UniversityI have been developing Spanish OER materials grounded in the multiliteracies pedagogy Learning by Design since 2016.Read more ...Andrea PetriAffiliation: MiraCosta Community CollegeI used a Sabbatical Leave to develop simple readings for Italian 101 and 102 students.Read more ...Hsiaomei TsaiAffiliation: Cedar Ridge ElementaryTaught my science lesson, “How does a caterpillar become a butterfly?” to 1st graders in the dual immersion program.Read more ...Natasha César SuárezAffiliation: University of Missouri Saint LouisI mostly create my own lessons, which are aimed to bring relevant topics to the language classes.Read more ...Katrin FuchsAffiliation: Valparaiso UniversityDuring a pre-semester teaching orientation, we developed a lesson plan using the FLLITE model to explore a music video advertisement.Read more ...Alexander LorenzAffiliation: University of Texas at AustinUsed a lesson from the FLLITE project to teach first semester German students about the ways one can use public transportation in Germany.Read more ...John BenjaminAffiliation: University of Texas at AustinCo-created, taught an OER lesson around the music video advertisement text "Is mir egal" in a first semester German language class.Read more ...Devon Donohue-BergelerAffiliation: University of Texas at AustinCo-created and implemented an openly licensed lesson plan in a first-semester collegiate German courseRead more ...Maybel Mesa MoralesAffiliation: Texas A&M UniversityImplemented the digital, OER, social-reading platform eComma to introduce fourth-semester (Spanish 202) students to poetryRead more ...
OER Master Teacher Badge
An OER Master Teacher is an advanced user of OER who either adopts a large, integrated OER as the curriculum or combines several OER into a coherent curriculum. In this case, the OER are more important to the curriculum than the adopted commercial materials.
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OER Teacher Badge
An OER Teacher is someone who uses OER primarily to supplement the adopted textbook that defines the curriculum and dictates the classroom activities. In this case, OER are used to update, amplify or improve some elements of commercially-produced materials found to be lacking.
Apply here: https://goo.gl/TPPpi7Evan BibbeeAffiliation: Minnesota State University, MankatoI adopted Français interactif from @COERLL as the primary text in our 100-level courses & have been using it successfully for 5 years now.Read more ...Melissa PanterI use the Francais Interactif program as the basis for activities, vocabulary and grammar.Read more ...Shannon BeckerAffiliation: Northern Illinois UniversityWith the French Department at Northern Illinois University, adopted Français Interactif as the main textbook for the first three semesters of instruction.Read more ...