OER – OER, Open Educational Resources, are learning resources under the creative commons license. Depending on the type of creative commons under which learning materials, such as media, lectures, research materials, and texts, are licensed, users can retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute.
Candela – This is the most common course type. Candela has e-books with curated text, video, interactive activities, and other learning materials.
Demo of candela course:
Course Cartridge – A course cartridge is a .zip file that comes from an LMS, a publisher or another 3rd party provider. A course cartridge is an easy way to deliver packaged content. Course cartridges are imported into the campus’s LMS, or learning management system.
Course Copy- This is a copy of an existing course or online text.
Creative Commons License – The creative commons license is not a single license. There are 6 different types of creative commons licenses. In general, the creative commons license is a way for creators, authors and companies that ability to grant others permission to reuse their work, forgoing the traditional “all rights reserved” stipulation.
LTI – An LTI, Learning Tools Interoperability, is a connection made between the LMS and the connected learning system or tool. For connectivity to occur in Bb, an LTI must be installed first. Once the LTI is installed for a campus’s LMS, all who use that tool can access it without requiring individual installations or keys.
LumenOHM– LumenOHM is the Online Homework Manager. This is for Math courses only and is embedded in LMS.
Open Pedagogy – This is an approach to learning where instruction shifts from commercial texts and resources to openly licensed resources and supplemental materials for instruction, content creation, and information sharing.
Pressbooks – Name of software that Lumen uses for Candela courses. Some people will refer to a course as Pressbooks.
Waymaker – includes more messaging tools, configuration and personalization, study plans, and individualized feedback. Additionally, Waymaker courses may include text, video, images, simulations, and try-it-yourself activities. As students work on these courses, the study plan updates. Waymaker courses are integrated into the LMS so students and faculty can access the course directly through the LTI process.