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The Wisconsin Online Resource Center is a digital library of Web-based learning resources called “Learning Objects.”

Learning Objects are Web-based, self-contained, small chunks of learning. Learning Objects are small enough to be embedded in a learning activity, lesson, unit, or course. Learning Objects are flexible, portable, and adaptable, and can be used in multiple learning environments and across disciplines. All Learning Objects are searchable and can be grouped or used as a stand-alone lesson or activity.

The different types of Learning Objects consist of assessments, animations, simulations, case studies, drills and practices, and templates. 

The digital library of Learning Objects has been developed primarily by faculty from the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and produced by multimedia technicians who create the Learning Objects for the online environment. As of 2012, 335 WTCS faculty members have authored learning objects.

The Wisc-Online digital library contains 2,550 objects that are accessible to all WTCS faculty at no cost and with copyright clearance for use in any WTCS classroom or online application. Note: Free Mobile Apps are available for learners to use anywhere, anytime, on any mobile device for mastering skills and concepts in math and skills related to jobs in manufacturing. Other colleges, universities, and consortia from throughout the United States and around the world may use the library with permission. Current use of the Learning Object repository exceeds 20,000 hits per day.

Learning Objects are designed and developed by a team of instructional designers, editors, technicians, and student interns.

To view the learning objects Web site and sign up for an account if you haven't already done so, click here:

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   Bev Kelley

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   1/21/2014 12:44:26 PM