My new #OER Starter Kit is now live! Primarily intended for users who are entirely new to #OpenEducation, I hope that this handbook can be of use to faculty, staff, and trainers who work with OER.
You can find The OER Starter Kit at https://t.co/99HdtZKAfS
— Abbey Elder (@OpenAccessElder) July 1, 2019
Psychology Department meeting as we transition to OER’s for Introduction to Psychology. @lorainccc @OpenStax @OhioLINK We will be saving approximately $350,000 in textbook cost this fall!#OER #affordablelearning pic.twitter.com/mv5ETJ744d
— Vincent Granito (@coachvgranito) April 22, 2019
Interested in #OER from the basics? Join the webinar by @OpenStax . And if you use @CanvasLMS , there’s an even bigger bonus. There are cartridges developed by @CVCOEI embedded with @OpenStax texts, along with effective teaching pedagogy. https://t.co/d81gPuf3Cj
— Barbara Illowsky (@DrBSI) April 9, 2019
Call for Proposals; Special Issue of Distance and Mediations of Knowledge:
Des ressources aux pratiques éducatives libres : quelle réappropriation dans la formation ouverte et à distance ?
From resources to free educational practices: what reappropriation in open and distance learning?
Recording available: https://webmeeting.minnstate.edu/recordings/join/p9muhnq443s1
Join us for our LAST OER workshop of Spring 2019 today, Monday April 15th, at 3 pm—Publishing OERs—in MC 205.
Can’t join us in person? Join us via Adobe Connect https://webmeeting.minnstate.edu/oer4scsu
Please contact Rachel Wexelbaum, Collection Management Librarian, at email@example.com or Plamen Miltenoff, InforMedia Services Professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or suggestions for Open Access Week programming in October 2019.
For more information: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2019/04/03/olc-collaborate/
what can I publish and how
|When: Tues, Feb 26, 2019||Where: Miller Center (MC 205) – second floor, East wing|
Can’t come in person? No problem, use this Adobe Connect session:
Guest speaker will be Shane Nackerud with the UMN Libraries. Shane Nackerud is part of the MLPP Pressbooks implementation team and tech lead for a number of publishing projects at the U.
Here is the preliminary plan for the workshop:
OER Workshop IMS #1: Intro to OER publishing
MC 205 or online: https://minnstate.adobeconnect.com/oer4scsu/
OER: what can I publish and how?
If in doubt about OER, consider this reading: https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/views/2018/11/14/what-we-dont-yet-know-about-open-educational-resources-opinion
http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2018/08/09/consortium-oer-pilots/ – large federal grants for consortia in the US
http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2018/07/14/oer-resources/ – OER around the world
http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2019/02/08/21st-century-teaching/ – 6 key trends to 21st century teaching
- Planning to use OER in reverse: instead of using, allow to be used
- Reasons to publish
Share your experience and philosophy
Help students financially
Network and collaborate with others on topics dear to you
Materials to publish
Scalability: start small and expand
- How to publish. http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2019/01/06/writing-and-publishing/ writing is an art, publishing is a business
- Choose the right platform
Institutional : e.g. https://textbooks.opensuny.org/suny-oer-services-request/
OER = “Faculty + Librarians + Digital Media Experts = Engaging Content 4 learners.” http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2018/03/05/library-role-in-digital-learning-innovations/
Shane Nackerud will be a guest speaker and will talk about MLPP, a collaborative project and a pilot project to boot
Recorded webinar: Intro to Pressbooks http://minitex.umn.edu/Training/Details.aspx?SessionID=658
Recorded webinar: Pressbooks for K12 http://minitex.umn.edu/Training/Details.aspx?SessionID=682
Watch this three minute video to gain useful information about Creative Commons:
“A Shared Culture” licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 4.0 License:
test your knowledge
Enjoy this Creative Commons conversation that we had on Monday February 18th.
SPRING 2019: OER WORKSHOPS AT THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
All OER workshops will be held in MC 205, on the second floor of the University Library.
Minnesota State OER Symposium will be in Centennial Hall 111.
All members of the campus community are welcome to attend.
Subscribe and contribute to the OER blog: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/OER/
Mon Feb 18, 3 pm – 4 pm: Creative Commons
- Find out how Creative Commons helps students, artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, teachers, and researchers of all disciplines.
Tue Feb 26, 2 pm – 3 pm: Introduction to OER Publishing
- Where, how, and why to create, publish, and disseminate OERs.
Tue Mar 12, 11 am – 12 pm: Free CC Licensed, and Public Domain Media
- Stay legal! Where to find—and how to cite–awesome images, photos, music, and videos that you have the right to use in presentations and publications.
Thu Mar 21: 11 am – 1 pm, Centennial Hall 111: Minnesota State OER Symposium
- A system-wide conversation organized by the Minnesota State Educational Innovations team about how to advance open educational resources and affordable textbooks on your campus.
Tue Mar 26, 2 pm – 3 pm: First Steps to OER: Creating a Wikipedia Entry
- Examples of how the world uses Wikipedia as a teaching tool. You can too!
Wed Apr 10, 3 pm – 4 pm: Should I Publish in Open Repositories?
- Maximize your audience! Explore publishing options for research, presentations, and creative works.
Mon Apr 15, 3 pm – 4 pm, How to Publish OER: My First Steps
- Brainstorm your ideas, plan and select a platform to publish.
For more information about the program schedule, please contact
Rachel Wexelbaum, Collection Management Librarian, at email@example.com
Plamen Miltenoff, InforMedia Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org