Resources for Customizing Texts
An easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER). It is highly collaborative, has 3D capabilities, multimedia including videos and simulations, student tracking and assessment, an integrated annotation infrastructure and can be embedded into Blackboard.
Developed by OER Commons, this source has various tools for creating OER from scratch or harnessing existing open content to encourage students to solve specific tasks. OER Commons’ authoring platform, Open Author, can be used either to design and create individual resources or to lay out the structure of an open textbook.
Features include the ability to create and remix, but also features other tools for building hypotheses, web annotations, and mathematical tools for equations and formulas, and tools for advanced text formatting.
Resources for Customizing Media
"H5P enables existing CMSs and LMSs to create richer content. With H5P, authors may create and edit interactive videos, presentations, games, advertisements and more. Content may be imported and exported. All that is needed to view or edit H5P content is a web browser. "
Canva's simple drag-and-drop platform includes images, photos, icons, shapes and fonts to easily create infographics and presentations to enhance course content.