Media Analysis and Criticism: Readings

Developed by Rianne Subijanto, Department of Communication Studies, Baruch College, CUNY Professor Subijanto uses documentary films as important pedagogical materials, integrating them in most of her media classes including COM 3060: Media Analysis and Criticism. Teaching with OER Professor Subijanto was having trouble finding texts that contained recent developments in the Communications field and up-to-date…

Media Analysis and Criticism: Documentary Films

Developed by Rianne Subijanto, Department of Communication Studies, Baruch College, CUNY Professor Subijanto uses documentary films as important pedagogical materials, integrating them in most of her media classes including COM 3060: Media Analysis and Criticism. Teaching with oer Professor Subijanto tried out several movie-streaming platforms and found that some platforms were more open and accessible…

International Communication: Syllabus

Developed by Allison Hahn, Department of Communication Studies, Baruch College, CUNY In Professor Hahn’s summer session of International Communication (COM 3076) , she asked students to use the online platform “Global Voices” in two ways – as a frequently used source for weekly reading assignments and as a required resource for the research project. (Link)…

Open Textbook Library

The Open Textbook Library provides access to free, openly-licensed textbooks that have been reviewed by faculty from various colleges and universities to assess their quality. The textbooks offered on the site are used at multiple higher education institutions throughout the country and many affiliated with an institution or professional organization. All textbooks can be adapted…

Active Learning Strategies

The Active Learning Strategies website presents background information on Active Learning and details various strategies to incorporate active learning into your classroom. Strategies are divided into categories depending on how they can might be employed in your classroom. Visit Active Learning Strategies

Equality Archive

Equality Archive is a multimedia open educational resource that documenta the history of sex and gender equality in the United States. Drawing on the Equal Rights Amendment (and its lack of success in Congress) as source of inspiration, Equality Archive contains multimodal (text/image/video) entries about feminist histories, people, and issues. You can search these issues,…

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

The Living Lab Learning Library is an assignment repository and resources exchange developed by NY City Tech, CUNY. The site allows educators to upload and share innovative teaching practices, assignments, and classroom exercises. Any one can join the site and share resources and there are several ways to search through the site. Visit L4: Living…

Best Video Resources

This Baruch CTL-developed resource explains how and why you would use Vocat, a video annotation tool, in your course. The site provides an extensive catalog of videos sorted by topic, from advertising and the Civil Rights movement to feminism and New York, that could be useful in a range of courses. Writing teachers will want…

CUNY Academic Works

This Open Educational Resources series collects research and instructional materials — from articles to original textbooks and syllabi — by the faculty of the City University of New York. Users can search by institution, author, or discipline. (Users can search across 913 disciplines!) For instance, Queensborough Community College has developed a number of math OERs…

Omeka

Omeka is a free, open-source publishing platform that displays library and museum collections, archives, and scholarly collections or exhibitions. Omeka provides a platform where scholars, students, library and museum staff and  digital collection systems can some together to build and share resources. Andrew Torget’s Video “Omeka in the Classroom” gives a very concrete example. We…