Tag Archives: Open Education Week

Join Us for Open Education Week, March 1-5

Open Education Week is an annual event celebrated around the world to promote open sharing and other open practices. This week brings increased awareness to open content and issues surrounding education access, pedagogical effectiveness, and more. Each year, the corpus … Continue reading

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Real Talk: Students and Textbook Costs

To celebrate Open Education Week (March 4-8), librarians at each campus library had fun activities, collected data from students on textbook costs, and shared information on free and inexpensive textbooks. We also shared how students could find and register for GSU courses that use free or affordable course materials in PAWS.   Librarians spoke to hundreds of students who … 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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Featured Open Educational Resource: Psychology Textbooks from the Noba Collection

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The Noba Collection is a growing collection of openly licensed psychology related textbooks. Instructors can build their own textbooks from adaptable modules or choose from ready-made textbooks. The project aims to lower costs for students, make psychology textbooks freely available … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: The American Yawp

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Already in use at Georgia State University and at the University of Georgia, American Yawp by Ben Wright and Joseph Locke (eds.) won a 2014 Digital Humanities Award for Best Use of Digital Humanities for Public Engagement. 2015-2016 Edition Updates … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

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Congratulations to Dr. Susan Willey, Dr. Zoe Salloom, and Emerson Stewart. This team received an Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Award for creating an outstanding free e-textbook for the course, BUSA 2106: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business. The … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: PLOS (Public Library of Science)

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Sometimes it’s difficult to locate high quality materials that can be shared and adapted. Since 2001, PLOS (Public Library of Science) has been on a mission to solve this problem. Today, PLOS has published over 140,000 peer reviewed articles. Each … Continue reading

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