Research shows that the more affordable course materials are for students, the more likely they are to succeed. We call that economic sustainability! Find out how you can become an even better advocate for learners at Oregon State’s Open Education Day, where you can learn how to use open educational resources (OER) and give students more tools to succeed.
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13
Where: OSU’s CH2M Hill Alumni Center
Please RSVP no later than Oct. 11
The event, hosted by Open Oregon State, will raise awareness about freely accessible learning opportunities available for your students. The agenda includes:
-OSU faculty members sharing their successes with using open textbooks
-Instructors and multimedia developers discussing the effectiveness of open learning objects
-A keynote address by Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, a renowned open textbook advocate, open education scholar and professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia
-Demonstrations on how to find and adapt OER and implement them in your instruction
-An introduction to Creative Commons
Lunch and refreshments will be served. You can join us for the full day or certain parts as your schedule allows.
For more information, please contact:
Director, Open Oregon State