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FridayLive: Open Educational Resources (OER) in Action: Textbooks, Creative Commons & Other Resources; Open Pedagogy; First Steps, July 7th

  • 07 Jul 2017
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • online


  • Please join us!

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Open Educational Resources (OER) in Action:  Textbooks, Creative Commons & Other Resources; Open Pedagogy;  First Steps

Invited Planners/Contributors: Steve Kaufman, Senior Instructional Designer, University of Akron

TLT Group Moderators: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, Sally Gilbert

1:30 Pre-session activities
2:00 Main event
3:00-3:30 Extension if needed


We've heard a lot recently about many kinds of Open Educational Resources, but how can someone get started quickly and effectively? In this session, we will suggest several simple ways.

We'll discuss OER (state-sponsored) initiatives and online resources.  

We'll introduce "open pedagogy" strategies and suggest how they can be used in your own courses - especially to take advantage of open textbooks.  We'll also provide examples of leveraging Creative Commons licensing to create and share your own open content.

Here are 2 recommendations (not required) as prep for this session:

Video (15 mins):​

​Open Google Doc:  “Recommended Open Educational Resources”​

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