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Embedding open and reproducible science into teaching: A bank of lesson plans and resources.

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posted on 2023-03-13, 15:21 authored by Madeleine Pownall, Flavio Azevedo, Alaa Aldoh, Mahmoud Elsherif, Martin Vasilev, Charlotte R Pennington, Olly Robertson, Myrthe Vel Tromp, Meng Liu, Matthew C Makel, Natasha Tonge, David Moreau, Ruth Horry, John Shaw, Loukia Tzavella, Ronan McGarrigle, Catherine Talbot, Sam Parsons

Recently, there has been a growing emphasis on embedding open and reproducible approaches into research. One essential step in accomplishing this larger goal is to embed such practices into undergraduate and postgraduate research training. However, this often requires substantial time and resources to implement. Also, while many pedagogical resources are regularly developed for this purpose, they are not often openly and actively shared with the wider community. The creation and public sharing of open educational resources is useful for educators who wish to embed open scholarship and reproducibility into their teaching and learning. In this article, we describe and openly share a bank of teaching resources and lesson plans on the broad topics of open scholarship, open science, replication, and reproducibility that can be integrated into taught courses to support educators and instructors. These resources were created as part of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS) hackathon at the 2021 Annual Conference, and we detail this collaborative process in the article. By sharing these open pedagogical resources, we aim to reduce the labor required to develop and implement open scholarship content to further the open scholarship and open educational materials movement. 


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School of Psychology and Vision Science, University of Leicester


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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology


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