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Using your own publications in education

Using your own publications in education

OA publications can be used in education without any restrictions. But do you know how to use your own publications in education? ... Keep reading
Course material and copyright

Course material and copyright

Do you know how many pages of licensed resources you are permitted to use or how many images you may use in your PowerPoint presentations or course manual? ... Keep reading
Creating course material to share

Creating course material to share

If you create material which you think is worthwhile for others to use, you could consider sharing your material. ... Keep reading
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Attention for open and inclusive course material

As a course coordinator you will undoubtedly create material for your students. A topic we want to focus on in this context is how to create accessible documents ... Keep reading
Activities in the Open Education Week 2021

Activities in the Open Education Week 2021

Curious what happens in the field of open education worldwide? Dive into activities organised in the context of the global Open Education week ... Keep reading
The library in times of lock down

The library in times of lock down

The government’s measures of 14 December 2020 still oblige to close all libraries and learning spaces. All services, for students and staff, are provided online. ... Keep reading
Browse the web with Ecosia and plant trees together

Browse the web with Ecosia and plant trees together

Let’s start the new year in a ‘green’ way and help saving CO2. From 15 January, sustainable search engine Ecosia will be set as default on Maastricht University's Student Desktops in the library locations and Student Desktop Anywhere. ... Keep reading
Canvas theme webinars

Canvas theme webinars

Would you like to get more out of UM’s digital education and assessment tools? Join our mini-webinars on Canvas and connected digital education tools. ... Keep reading
Tools for online education

Tools for online education

From the very start of the corona crisis in the Netherlands, we informed you as much as possible about tools available to facilitate online and hybrid education. We faced evolving needs, new regulations and changes in licenses. That is why we share this update about what is available for you ... Keep reading
Discover KeyLinks Learning Resources for your courses

Discover KeyLinks Learning Resources for your courses

Starting course period 3 (January 2021), KeyLinks Learning Resources will help you create uniform lists of course-related materials for your students in Canvas. Let us introduce this new tool to you. ... Keep reading
UM roadmap for project proposals in the 2020 OCW/SURF tender

UM roadmap for project proposals in the 2020 OCW/SURF tender

Just before summer, we shared the call for proposals on Open and Online Education. In addition we now inform you on the UM roadmap for ... Keep reading
Information-Wise in a Nutshell

Information-Wise in a Nutshell

Project Information-Wise has been running from March 2019 – August 2020. This blog post introduces the project context, its deliverables, and presents the team behind the scenes ... Keep reading
Information-Wise: UM Information Literacy Framework

Information-Wise: UM Information Literacy Framework

What is Maastricht University’s vision of information literacy education? Read this blog post on the UM information literacy framework to find out. ... Keep reading
How to enhance your students’ information skills?

How to enhance your students’ information skills?

This blog post presents the research and evidence that provides insights into how to enhance your students’ information skills ... Keep reading
Information-Wise Pilots: Why, How, What

Information-Wise Pilots: Why, How, What

During Information-Wise, we designed and tested several information literacy teaching activities and assessments. Discover this blog post to find out how we did it and what we have learned ... Keep reading
Newly developed information literacy modules

Newly developed information literacy modules

The University Library offers a range of newly developed information literacy online modules, ready to get implemented into your courses. ... Keep reading
Student’s perspective on information literacy

Student’s perspective on information literacy

How do students experience information literacy? Why should we involve them more actively in designing education? A UM student shares her perspective ... Keep reading
The Way Forward

The Way Forward

How to move further after Information-Wise has ended? Read the following blog post to find out ... Keep reading
Call for proposals on Open and Online education 2021 has been launched

Call for proposals on Open and Online education 2021 has been launched

Did COVID-19 introduce you to online education but still exploring how to activate your students given the current online, blended and hybrid scenarios? Are you looking for opportunities to share learning material with colleagues from partner institutes or searching for ways to optimise the reuse of existing learning material? Then it might be worthwhile looking into the opportunities of the recently launched incentive scheme on open and online education ... Keep reading
Make better videos with your own smartphone

Make better videos with your own smartphone

You can borrow a DIY kit from the University Library to enhance your smartphone for better videos. This kit contains some easy, useful tools like a small tripod, a light and a semi-professional microphone ... Keep reading

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