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Open Education Week (March 9-13)

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This week, the GSU library is celebrating Open Education Week.

What is Open Education?

Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide.

What is Open Education Week?

Open Education Week is a global event that happens annually to raise awareness about open education opportunities.

What is the GSU Library doing for Open Education Week?

We’re presenting four short programs:

All sessions in Library North, Classroom 1. The room is located on the first floor of Library North near the coffee shop:

3/10—12:00-12:30pm—Open Education and the Future: Come view David Wiley’s 15 minute TEDxNYED talk followed by discussion.

3/11—3:30-4:00– Locating and using Open Educational Resources.

3/12—3:00-3:30–Affordable Learning Georgia—What the University System of Georgia is doing to promote high quality free or more affordable textbooks and learning materials.

3/13—10:00-10:30–The Impact of Open Educational Resources: We’ll have a brief presentation summarizing research on the impact of OER followed by discussion.