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Koffee with Karen

Online

Avenues to OER: A panel discussion There are many avenues to begin your OER journey, hear from two Minnesota State faculty members, Dan Allosso and Katie Nelson, who have experience authoring, redesigning, and collaborating on an open textbook. Karen Pikula, OER Faculty Development Coordinator, will moderate and offer her experiences running the OER Learning Circles.... Continue Reading →

Free

Summer OER Learning Circles Applications Due

Online

Summer OER Learning Circles Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to redesigning courses and/or creating materials to eliminate textbook costs for students. In addition to virtual weekly meetings, OER Learning Circles will utilize a D2L Brightspace course to support faculty and will take place over a five-week period.... Continue Reading →

OER Learning Circles – Fall 2020 Applications Due

Online

What are OER Learning Circles? Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to redesigning courses around open educational resources (OER) and/or creating OER ancillary materials to help eliminate textbook costs for students. In addition to virtual weekly meetings, OER Learning Circles will utilize a D2L Brightspace course to support... Continue Reading →

OER FAQ: October

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL... Continue Reading →

Free

OER FAQ: November

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL... Continue Reading →

Free

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations

Online

Topic: Using OER in your HyFlex Courses HyFlex is a course design model that presents the components of hybrid learning in a flexible course structure that gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating online, or doing both. Students can change their mode of attendance weekly or by topic, according to need... Continue Reading →

Free

OER Learning Circles – Spring 2021 Applications Due

Online

What are OER Learning Circles? Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to redesigning courses around open educational resources (OER) and/or creating OER ancillary materials to help eliminate textbook costs for students. In addition to virtual weekly meetings, OER Learning Circles will utilize a D2L Brightspace course to support... Continue Reading →

OER FAQ: February

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL... Continue Reading →

Free

OER FAQ: March

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL... Continue Reading →

Free

OER Learning Circles – Summer 2021 Applications Due

Online

What are OER Learning Circles? Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to redesigning courses around open educational resources (OER) and/or creating OER ancillary materials to help eliminate textbook costs for students. In addition to virtual weekly meetings, OER Learning Circles will utilize a D2L Brightspace course to support... Continue Reading →

OER FAQ: May

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL... Continue Reading →

Free

OER Learning Circle Applications Due – Fall 2021

Online

OER Learning Circles Fall 2021 September 27 – December 5, 2021 Open educational resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research resources that make use of appropriate tools, such as open licensing, to permit their free reuse, continuous improvement, and re-purposing by others for educational purposes (UNESCO). OER include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming... Continue Reading →