Upcoming Virtual Conference: Opening Up Education: Textbooks, Resources, Courseware and More
Want to learn more about how open practices and openly licensed content are changing higher education? During this virtual conference, a series of speakers will discuss topics related to open educational resources and the delivery of open content.
Attend in person on Wednesday, April 19: Atlanta Library North Classroom 1: 11:00am-5:00pm
Drop in anytime or stay for the entire webinar. Descriptions for each session are available here.
11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. – Introduction—Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO
11:10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Opening Keynote: Open to Change: Situating OER in Global Higher Ed–Mary Lou Forward, Executive Director, Open Education Consortium
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lessons & Learnings from the Gates Foundation’s Investments in Open Education within US Higher Education–Rahim Rajan, Senior Program Officer, Gates Foundation
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Creating and Assessing OER Materials–Julie Lang, OER Coordinator, Teaching and Learning with Technology, Penn State University
1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Delivering Open Access Monographs–Rupert Gatti, Founder and Co-Director, Open Book Publishers
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Delivering Open Courseware–Dr. David Wiley, Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Lumen Learning
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Content Camp: A Collaborative Assessment Model from Ohio State–Ashley Miller, Educational Technologist, Ohio State University
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Challenges and Barriers to be Addressed–Melissa Russell, Director of Content Strategy, and Mike Matousek, Director of Content Initiatives, Cengage Learning
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion