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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 November 12 Questions?... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 January 25, 2021... 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

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Open Educational Pedagogy (Webinar)

Online

Description Both Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (CRP) and Open Educational Pedagogy (OEP) can offer us insight and support as we shift to bring students quality and compassionate education during the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing. CRP advocates that education utilize student’s lived experience; OEP advocates that education empower students as partners in... Continue Reading →

Free

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations February

Online

Topic: Equity and the Digital Divide: Student Access to Technology Join us for a thoughtful conversation with the Rochester Community and Technical College community. They will briefly talk about their campus initiatives to provide all students with the technology they need for college success. They will then facilitate a brainstorming session to find out how... Continue Reading →

Free

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 March 18, 2021... Continue Reading →

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 →