Author Archives: Denise Dimsdale

Upcoming Virtual Conference: Opening Up Education: Textbooks, Resources, Courseware and More

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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 … Continue reading

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Open Textbooks: Collections, Impact, Support, Grants

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Recently, the GSU Library celebrated Open Education Week with an Open Educational Resources (OER) information table located just inside the main entrance of Atlanta Library North. Approximately 68 students and a few professors stopped by the table to explore OER … Continue reading

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Today from Noon-1pm: One GSU professor’s experience creating an open textbook

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Join us today in CURVE on the second floor of Library South as Dr. Susan Willey shares the challenges and triumphs involved in creating an open textbook. This event is part of the GSU Library’s week long celebration of Open … Continue reading

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Celebrate Open Education Week, March 27-31

  This year, the Georgia State University Library is celebrating Open Education Week from March 27-31 with a different program each day this week. Open Education is a global movement to raise awareness about free and open content, tools, and … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Round Nine: Due April 30, 2017

The ALG Textbook Transformation Grants Round Nine Request for Proposals has been released, and Round Nine is currently open. Round Nine applications are due on April 30, 2017. Request for Proposals Link The Request for Proposals, including all details regarding the Textbook Transformation … Continue reading

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Workshop: Using Creative Commons Licenses

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Want to create, share, remix, or build on the works of others? Come to this workshop!  Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm in Classroom 1 (Library North 1st floor near the coffee shop) In this workshop, led by Denise Dimsdale … Continue reading

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Announcing Textbook Transformation Grants Round Eight

The Round Six-Eight ALG Textbook Transformation Grants Request for Proposals (RFP) has been released, and Round Eight is now open. Round Eight applications are open until December 11, 2016. Request for Proposals Link The Request for Proposals, including all details regarding the Textbook Transformation … Continue reading

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Transform Your Textbooks! Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grants: Round Seven

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Affordable Learning Georgia’s Textbook Transformation Grants support the replacement of expensive commercial textbooks with low-cost, no-cost, and open educational resources. Use existing open educational resources such as OpenStax College Textbooks, no-cost-to-students library and web resources, and new affordable authoring applications … Continue reading

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Featured Faculty Publication: Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators

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David Stinson, Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education, co-edited the book Teaching mathematics for social justice: conversations with educators.  The book was one of the top 75 New York Times Best Selling Education Books of 2013. You’ll find this … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Critical views on teaching and learning English around the globe

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Congratulations to Cathy Amanti, Clinical Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and Elementary Education on the publication of her co-edited book, Critical views on teaching and learning English around the globe: Qualitative research approaches. From the publisher’s website: This volume takes … Continue reading

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