ISKME

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $700,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    1/5/2017
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education improves knowledge sharing in education through its social science research and research-based innovations. The institute will build deeper educator engagement with OER by hosting an online digital library of high-quality, trustworthy, freely available learning content; by positioning curriculum improvement and data sharing as key components that support systematic implementation of the Common Core State Standards; and by advancing teacher effectiveness. This work helps make OER easier to find and use and also focuses OER on improving teaching and learning.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.iskme.org 
Address
323 Harvard Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1307
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
ISKME works to increase understanding of open educational approaches that can affect the relevance, inclusiveness, and accessibility of teaching and learning experiences. As a recognized leader in information and library science, ISKME is committed to improving access and flexibility around how resources and knowledge are shared. The next phase of their work will better enable equitable integration of OER and open educational practice across contexts by expanding their role in research and community building, improving technical infrastructure for digital libraries in the curation and dissemination of quality content, and collaborating with educators and communities to improve teaching and learning. (Substrategy: Field Building)

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