Posts with the tag: open educational resources

OER Workshops and Stipend

Open Educational Resources or OER are free or openly accessible materials such as textbooks, lesson plans, videos, and even full courses. Using no-cost or low-cost materials advances educational equity and directly impacts student retention and academic success.  Learn more about finding and using OER at a virtual session in collaboration with the Center for Teaching Read More

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Learn More About Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free or openly accessible materials such as textbooks, lesson plans, videos, and even full courses. With OER, students will have immediate access to course materials and will be able to reference them after the course is over. Without going through the traditional publishing process, materials can be updated more quickly Read More

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Adopt a Book Grants now available to faculty

Textbook affordability continues to be a serious concern for our students. What is the result of the unchecked commercial textbook publishing market? Most students will never purchase the required textbook-directly informing student success, retention and equity in the classroom. Open Education Resources (OER) for higher education have made significant progress over the last few decades Read More

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Adopting Open Educational Resources into your Course Material: How to Begin?

Faculty are invited to join the Washington Research Library Consortium Textbook Affordability Working Group on Wednesday, September 28th for a brief introduction to open textbooks and a panel discussion featuring faculty members who teach with them. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn a $200 stipend by posting a review of an open textbook! Register Read More

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Introduction to Open Educational Resources, Attribution, and Use

As a student you may be familiar with the term, Open Educational Resources. Yet, it can be difficult to grasp the full breadth of the Open Educational Resources conversation. So what are Open Educational Resources and how can we use them with proper attribution? UNESCO defines Open Educational Resources (OER) as “teaching, learning or research Read More

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