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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

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations: April 2021

Online

Topic Redesigning curriculum to be more inclusive, and representative of all voices This session will offer an overview of the overlaps between Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Open Educational Pedagogy, with an aim of supporting participants' confidence in making their next steps in their equity/open journeys. Guest Lisa Bergin, Minneapolis College Lisa teaches in the Philosophy... 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 →

Open Education Network Webinar

Online

OEN Webinars introduce open educational resources, creative commons licensing, and the work with the Open Textbook Library at the University of Minnesota. Faculty participating in this webinar may review an open textbook located in the Open Textbook Library (open.umn.edu) and receive a $200.00 honorarium once the review is completed. Registration Deadline is May 13, 2021... 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

Is Time an Issue? Finding Accessible Materials (Webinar)

Online

Description We all want to use teaching materials that are high quality, interesting, often open access, and we are making sure that they are accessible to all of our students.  But not everything that is out there is accessible! And it is time consuming to try and find these materials. So come and check out... Continue Reading →

Free

Teaching with OERs (Webinar)

Online

Description Have you been thinking about trying to teach without a published textbook?  Would you like to hear about how someone has done this?  Would you like to see a... 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 →

Creative Commons Certificate: Registration Deadline Fall 2021

Online

The Creative Commons Certificate is an in-depth course about CC licenses, open practices and the ethos of the Commons. The course is composed of readings, quizzes, discussions and practical exercises to develop learners’ open skills. Minnesota State system office will support up to ten seats for the CC Certificate for Librarians or the CC Certificate for Educators. This... Continue Reading →

Open Education Network Webinar

Online

Open Education Network (OEN) Webinars introduce Minnesota State faculty and staff to open educational resources, creative commons licensing, and the work with the Open Textbook Library at the University of Minnesota. After the OEN Webinar, attendance will be taken. Attendees will receive a link to review an open textbook located in the Open Textbook Library... Continue Reading →

Is Time an Issue? Finding Accessible Materials

Online

Description You want to teach with accessible online materials, but don't really know where to look.  Here's a chance to see some options, and to share with others something that you have found!  There are some wonderful online materials out there. We will explore just a few, and give you ideas of where you might... Continue Reading →

Free

OER FAQ: September 2021

Online

Description In this webinar, host Karen Pikula and a panel from the system office will answer questions about open educational resources, intellectual property, Creative Commons licenses, Z-degrees, and more! Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. View all OER Events. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool... Continue Reading →

Free