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.

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About Denise Dimsdale

Denise Dimsdale is an Assistant Professor and the Education Librarian at Georgia State University. Her research interests include the evolving role of open and affordable course content in higher education. She holds an MMU from Georgia State University and an MLIS from Valdosta State University.
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