It's almost Open Education Week<https://www.openeducationweek.org/?mc_cid=1fe49b2dd0&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d>, a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide.
To celebrate Open Education Week, CCCOER will hold five 45-minute webinars, one per day, where faculty in a specific discipline will discuss the intricacies of teaching OER in that subject and answer audience questions.
Mon - Fri; March 4-8 ; noon PT / 3pm ET
Registration required. Register<https://zoom.us/meeting/register/d3bb4e692fc993a87c24e00bf0acd2b8?mc_cid=1fe49b2dd0&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d>
Join us to hear faculty discuss:
* How they were first introduced to OER, and what made them decide to use it.
* What the process of adopting OER was like and what challenges they encountered.
* How OER has changed the way they teach.
* Any assessments they have done regarding student success rates, and how their students have responded to OER.
* If they are going to continue using OER, and if so, any changes they are considering implementing to improve the course.
* Monday, March 4: Sociology
* Tuesday, March 5: Administration of Justice
* Wednesday, March 6: English
* Thursday, March 7: Philosophy
* Friday, March 8: Math
To see a complete list of speakers and to register, visit our website:
Cleveland State University
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
1801 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
OhioLINK's Textbook Affordability and Inclusive Access Immersion: A one-day conference for our members<https://www.ohiolink.edu/calendar/events/textbook_affordability_and_inclusive_access_immersion>
One-day event is free to member institutions; scheduled 9.28.18
A day-long, interactive conference for those involved with textbook affordability inclusive access advocacy and implementation at OhioLINK member institutions, featuring working sessions in policy, implementation and technology. This event supports all levels of inclusive access?including the undecided.
You will receive both an overview of inclusive access in Ohio and the opportunity to attend expert panels and roundtables on topics that speak to your needs, such as: technical implementation, accessibility, cost, how to get started, and how to advocate and communicate inclusive access to administration, faculty and students.
OhioLINK will also provide you the opportunity to meet with publishers, bookstores and aggregators and ask your implementation questions in person. It?s our intention to not only make inclusive access successful for students and institutions, but to also make it approachable.
* Administrators, faculty and provosts
* Bookstore managers, bursars, and financial aid staff
* Instructional designers and course management systems staff
* IA advocates seeking guidance support, regardless of role
* Stakeholders curious about inclusive access
* Friday, September 28, 2018
* Registration and breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m.
* Conference commences at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.
* OCLC Conference Center, 6600 Kilgour Pl, Dublin, Ohio 43017
* This event is for employees at OhioLINK member institutions only
* This event is free to attendees and includes meals, beverages and parking
* Registration is limited; initial registration is limited to no more than three attendees per institution (but will be expanded as space allows)
Handouts and materials from Conference: https://affordablelearning.ohiolink.edu/blog/textbook-affordability-and-inclusive-access-immersion-post-conference-materials-now-available
Professional Development Opportunities
Affordable Learning Ohio Summit - August 1 - 2, 2018
OhioLINK, ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Scholarly Communications Interest Group, and the University of Akron's Affordable Learning Initiative are co-sponsoring an Affordable Learning Ohio Summit to be hosted at the University of Akron on August 1st and 2nd.
This event is designed to help foster information sharing amongst institutions in the State of Ohio that are currently engaged with an affordable learning initiative. The free (for main summit registrants) and optional half-day pre-summit on August 1st is for individuals (librarians, instructional designers, administrators) to learn about open educational resources, open textbooks, and copyright. The main summit ($65 registration fee) on August 2nd will include sessions on Building Partnerships on Your Campus, Funding and Grant Opportunities, Enduring Engagement with Your Initiative, and Open Authorship.
#OpenEd18 October 10-12, 2018 Niagara Falls, New York
The OpenEd18 program – with over 350 presentations, posters, roundtables, lightning talks, panels, and symposia – is available in the OpenEd18 app.
Inclusive Access Immersion for OhioLINK member institutions: A webinar series
In the interest of offering educational content to our members ahead of the Textbook Affordability and Inclusive Access Immersion event on September 28 (click through to register if you haven’t already), we are offering a series of webinars the last week in July.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the different elements of inclusive access adoption and implementation, and ask any questions that you may have! These webinars will be hosted by the presenters. Additionally, they will all be recorded if you cannot make it in person. We expect this list to continue to expand; stay tuned for updates.
MONDAY, JULY 30
1 p.m. - Unizin
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TUESDAY, JULY 31
11 a.m. - RedShelf
2 p.m. - McGraw Hill Education
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
2 p.m. - Verba | VitalSource
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
10 a.m. – Cengage
2 p.m. - Pearson
Affordable Learning Webinar
OhioLINK is presenting an Affordable Learning webinar on January 30, 2019 from 2pm – 3pm. Please register here if you are interested in attending the webinar: Effectively Encouraging Use of OER on Your Campus
Nicole Finkbeiner utilizes her experience working with colleges and universities across the country to outline the key components of a successful OER initiative. She’ll cover key metrics, real-world examples of successful strategies, and suggestions on how to adapt an OER initiative to your specific budget and campus culture. Nicole Finkbeiner is the Director of Institutional Relations for Rice University’s free textbook initiative, OpenStax, where she founded and runs the nationally-recognized Institutional Partner Program. She also coaches colleges and universities to effectively encourage faculty adoptions of Open Educational Resources (OER) to promote student success and faculty academic freedom. A graduate of Kellogg Community College, Western Michigan University, and Michigan State University, she worked in college relations for community colleges prior to joining OpenStax. When not promoting OER, Nicole fills her time working on civil rights issues, traveling, reading, staying healthy, and dragging her friends and family to random cultural events.