An Omeka S Repository for Place- and Land-Based Teaching and Learning
Keywords:Open Source Software, OER, Omeka S, repositories, iterative development, Place Based Education, Land Based Education, Open Education
Our small community college library developed a learning object repository to support a cross-institutional, land-based, multidisciplinary academic initiative using the open-source platform Omeka S. Drawing on critical, feminist, and open practices, we document the relational labor, dialogue, and tensions involved with this open education project. This case study shares our experience with tools and processes that may be helpful for other small-scale open education initiatives, including user-centered iterative design, copyright education, metadata design, and user-interface development in Omeka S.
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