OER workshop:

OER workshop:
what can I publish and how
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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


  1. Planning to use OER in reverse: instead of using, allow to be used
    1. 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

  1. How to publish. http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2019/01/06/writing-and-publishing/ writing is an art, publishing is a business
    1. Choose the right platform


Institutional : e.g. https://textbooks.opensuny.org/suny-oer-services-request/

Other: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2018/03/05/multimedia-books/



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