The Digital Tool Box for Teaching and Scholarship, created by Brooklyn College Library's OER Developers, is dedicated to exploring and evaluating some of the many digital tools available on the web. We will explore various tools, discussing how they can be used in classrooms as learning objects and will also provide links to interesting and exciting projects where they are used. This toolbox will also touch on accessibility in digital scholarship and creation. Since this toolbox is part of the CUNY and SUNY 2017-19 Open Educational Resources Initiative, we are committing to present tools which are openly available.
Emily Fairey is a technical designer and one of the editors of this site. She has a doctorate in Classics from CUNY Graduate Center (2006), and a Master's in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute (2011). She teaches Latin, Greek, and Classical Studies as well as creating Open Educational Resources. Please contact Emily if you have any questions about these tools.
Colin McDonald is an Open Educational Resource Developer at Brooklyn College and Project Manager for the CUNY Academic Commons team at the Grad Center. He is an Economics and English graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's dual-degree program. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Amy Wolfe is the Accessibility Librarian at the CUNY Office of Library Services and an Open Educational Resources Developer/Instructional Designer at Brooklyn College. Amy has an MLS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a second Master's from the CUNY Graduate Center focusing on Digital Humanities. Amy conducts group workshops and one-on-one trainings on a wide variety of accessibility topics. If you have questions about accessibility please contact Amy.
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This website may contain copyrighted materials, which are available only for your personal, noncommercial educational and scholarly use. This site is used in accordance with the fair use provision, Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act where allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. Every effort has been made to provide attribution of copyrighted content. If you wish to use any copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain expressed permission from the copyright owner. If you are the owner of any copyrighted material that appears on this site and believe the use of any such material does not constitute "fair use", please contact one of the OER Developers of this site, to have the content removed, if proven necessary.
This open educational resource was created as part of the CUNY and SUNY 2017-19 Open Educational Resources Initiatives. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislature awarded CUNY and SUNY $16 million to implement open educational resources to develop, enhance and institutionalize new and ongoing open educational resources across both universities.
Special thanks to the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs, the CUNY Office of Library Services, Brooklyn College Administration and Professor Miriam Deutch, Coordinator, Brooklyn College Open Educational Resources Initiative. Site design, formatting and content collaboratively created by Emily Fairey, Colin McDonald, and Amy Wolfe, Brooklyn College OER Developers.