Learn about how faculty from OER Learning Circle cohorts have been helping save students money by adapting their courses to OER at the OER Project Showcase. The showcase will be held virtually across four days in April with a handful of OER Learning Circle participants in each, presenting their work and answering questions.
Minnesota State is participating in Open Education Week (March 1 – 5, 2021) by offering Minnesota State faculty and staff a series of sessions and a panel that are free to join.
Saint Paul College Background St. Paul College is developing open source supplementary materials for use in an introductory Environmental Science course, and share with all Minnesota State faculty through Opendora. This project is developing three types of resources for faculty use: online learning activities, study guides, and a test bank. Presenter: Joanna Cregan, Saint Paul… Continue Reading →
Central Lakes College Background The Students Takeover OER initiative trains students to assist faculty with OER authoring, resource discovery, and course redesign with an accessibility focus. Many faculty in have difficulty finding time to undertake OER work. Trained student OER specialists will work diligently under faculty tutelage, helping to author OER materials that can be… Continue Reading →
Please see below the upcoming open educational resources (OER) opportunities available from Minnesota State for faculty and staff. Join the OER Community Site to receive a weekly email of upcoming Network for Educational Development events. The OER Community Site is also where to find OER resources, news, and information on Z-Degrees, Opendora, OER guides, and… Continue Reading →
Each year Educational Innovations at the Minnesota State system office conducts a survey of textbook cost savings resulting from the use of open textbooks the past academic year. This data is then shared with the Open Education Network (OEN) at the University of Minnesota in a broader effort to calculate the impact of open textbooks… Continue Reading →
The 4th Annual OER Librarian’s Workshop Day has been reconfigured into a virtual format and presents two entry points for engagement based on background knowledge and experience in OER: OER Discovery and Introduction to AdvocacyFriday, September 18, 20208:30 am – 12:00 pm This virtual event is for librarians who are new to OER and related… Continue Reading →
Description Introduction and Demonstration of Hypothesis and Hypothesis/D2L integration Writing in the margins has always been an essential activity for students. Annotation enhances reading comprehension and helps students think critically about course materials. Hypothesis digital annotation also empowers students to collaborate on understanding and developing ideas about their readings. Dr. Dan Allosso, Assistant Professor of… Continue Reading →
Mark Gucinski is a biology faculty member at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. What was your first experience with OER? My first exposure to OER was at a conference in 2014. I was there presenting on one of the programs that we offer at SCTCC geared at engaging high school students in STEM and noticed… Continue Reading →
Part 3: What do you need to fill out as part of the OER process? (And how?) November 12, 2020 @ 1:00 – 2:00 pm Missed a webinar? Check the NED Resource Site for any available recordings or resources. Description Terms and conditions, Creative Commons License, releases – these are a few of the “whats”… Continue Reading →
Part 2: Who do you need to know as part of the OER process? November 5, 2020 @ 1:00 – 2:00 pm Missed a webinar? Check the NED Resource Site for any available recordings or resources. Description Everything in higher education happens through a process of many people’s actions, including publishing OER. You might heartily agree,… Continue Reading →
Part 1: Choosing a platform for your OER October 29, 2020 @ 1:00 – 2:00 pm Missed a webinar? Check the NED Resource Site for any available recordings or resources. Description Open Education Resources appear in many different formats and on many different platforms such as Pressbooks, Canvas, PDF, SoftChalk, and D2L. What are the pros and cons of… Continue Reading →