You are invited to participate in Open Education Week by attending the virtual webinars during the week of March 1-5. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage you to share this information with interested faculty, students, and librarians. 45 minute webinars – just right for lunchtime. The Kennesaw State University libraries have assembled and will host this series.
Below is a full schedule of events:
Open Course Design with Accessibility in Mind
Monday, March 1, 2021 | 12:00PM-12:45PM
Join Jason Rodenbeck, KSU’s Assistant Director of Academic Web Accessibility, as he shares his expertise in creating accessible online courses while incorporating Open Educational Resources (OER).
Share and Share Alike: A Guide to Creative Commons Licenses
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 | 12:00PM-12:45PM
Librarian Nikki Cannon-Rech will be joining us from Georgia Southern University to explain the intricacies of the Creative Commons Licenses and how they connect to the 5 Rs of OER.
The OER Files: Open Education Myths Explained
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 1:30PM-2:15PM
Think Open Educational Resources are low quality? Think again! Jeff Gallant and Tiffani Reardon from Affordable Learning Georgia will bust common myths surrounding OER. The truth is out there…
Access Granted: An OER Panel Discussion with KSU Faculty
Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 12:00PM-12:45PM
Faculty hoping to author or adopt Open Educational Resources within their courses should plan to attend this informative panel discussion, in which ALG Textbook Transformation Grant recipients will relay their experiences. Moderated by Dr. Tammy Powell, Director of the CHSS Office of Digital Education.
Green Means Go: Depositing Your Lesson Plan into an Institutional Repository
Friday, March 5, 2021 | 12:00PM-12:45PM
Co-presenters Elizabeth Thomas and Heather Hankins will provide listeners with steps to creating open lesson plans and sustaining open access by depositing those plans into the DigitalCommons, KSU’s institutional repository.
For more information, please visit our Open Educational Resources Research Guide: https://libguides.kennesaw.edu/oer .
Posted by Tim Wojcik.