The Orange Grove provides a single location where users can browse, search, upload, download, update, rate, and reuse learning content.The FDLC has provided funding for the project leadership and management, system and software support and maintenance, limited metatagging, and content licensing. FDLC member institutions have provided in-kind support for planning, training, content creation, and integration. The legislature provided $250,000 in funding for FY 2007-08 which allowed for the beginning buyout of the repository software product.
Orange Grove Resources (2,168) The vast majority of these resources are open to the public. Subtopics provide ready access to high quality resources from institutions such as:- NC School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)- PhET Science & Math- Wisc-OnlineOpen Textbooks- An open textbook is one that can be freely viewed, downloaded, and self-printed. They may also have non-restrictive licenses that allow for customization and derivative works. Open Textbooks (5,150) Collection also includes a subtopic with hundreds of recently published science, technology, engineering, and math open books harvested from InTech.Open Courseware-This collection offers open books and textbooks from many sources. An open textbook is one that can be freely viewed, downloaded, and self-printed. They may also have non-restrictive licenses that allow for customization and derivative works. Browse the full list of books, view the textbooks provided in the subtopic folders listed below, or use the 'Filter' function to narrow your search using keywords
Browse Search-You will find a variety of collections listed here. The Harvested Resources, Open Textbook, Open Courseware and Orange Grove collections are open to everyone. Institution collections are managed by a designated representative. Content may be offered only to specified users. The number of results listed for each institution collection indicates the number of resources you have permission to access.
Faculty Development Resources (129) Faculty development, training, and professional growth resourcesKhan Academy (0) A collection of videos covering current economics. Additional topics will be added.NC School of Science and Mathematics (111) A collection of videos and other high quality resources from NC School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) on a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematic related topics.PhET Science & Math Simulations (92) PhET provides fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena for free.NASA at 50 (19) NASA at 50 highlights key innovations and milestones in chemistry, physics, engineering, and space exploration from NASA's fifty-year history.Wisc-Online (1,017) Wisc-Online is a digital library of Web-based learning resources for health,science,math,and general eduction.
Open Textbooks- This collection offers open books and textbooks from many sources. An open textbook is one that can be freely viewed, downloaded, and self-printed.They may also have non-restrictive licenses that allow for customization and derivative works. Browse the full list of books, view the textbooks provided in the subtopic folders listed below, or use the 'Filter' function to narrow your search using keywords.WebAssign-19.95 per student per semester-can be used for assessment, automatic grading, higher ed, instructors can leave instructions for studentsOGT+ Print on Demand Books (134) OGT+ open textbooks can be freely viewed, downloaded, and self-printed. Students who prefer a hard copy of the OGT+ open textbook can use the site's one-click ordering to order a paperback copy of the book printed, bound, and shipped directly to their home for about half the cost of traditional textbooks. WebAssign Supported Textbooks (6) View open textbooks supported by WebAssign online homework, testing and resources.InTech (4,880) Publisher of open access books in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine (STEM). Please note that the majority of the items in this collection are added in 'chapter' format from the available InTech books.Open Course Library (39) The Open Course Library is a collection of shareable, course materials. This includes open textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments designed by teams of college faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and other experts. OCL materials are created by faculty from Washington State.Saylor Fundation (4) The Saylor Foundation (Saylor.org) provides a collection of free and open college level textbooks and courses. When availabile, links to supporting Saylor Foundation open courses used in conjunction with Saylor open textbooks are also provided.
The repository currently contains textbooks from FlatWorld Knowledge. They will be removing these soon.They will allow repressed use of those currently being used.
Faculty Training TuesdayMarch 12, 2013
What is Orange Grove?Digital library repository of learning resourcesallowing educators to share engaging, quality,and standards-based digital content to improvetheir teaching and learning.Youtube videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv8R7-gALoo
What can you do in the Orange Grove? Resources for higher education, vocational, or continuing education 2,168 Open Textbooks 5,150 Open Courseware 4
Using the Repository Use resources for instructional and learning needs Remix items by selecting, combining and adapting resources to fit your needs when permission is given Contribute items to the repository to share your resources with others
Why use the Repository? Decrease duplication of effort by reusing quality digital content Contain or reduce development time and costs Content is created once, stored once, and used or repurposed many times
Resources Faculty Development Resources (129) Khan Academy (0)NC School of Science and Mathematics (111) PhET Science & Math Simulations (92) NASA at 50 (19) Wisc-Online (1,017)
Open Access Textbooks OGT+ Print on Demand Books (134) WebAssign Supported Textbooks (6) InTech (4,880) Open Course Library (39) Saylor Foundation (4)
Contributing to Orange Grove Most of the State colleges have contributed content to the repository Single sign-on to the repository, can contribute from D2L Contact us for help or use the guide http://florida.theorangegrove.org/og/ite ms/c88f4930-d04b-5e6a-8411- 9f23deff6601/1/