MATC Day: Oct. 17
Register for the 11 a.m. Innovation, Research, Conferences, and You! How To Be a Changemaker and Increase Student Voice and Representation session in order to hear MATC OER leader Dr. Thomas Kalluvila's updates about the State OER grant, outlining upcoming funding opportunities for MATC instructors.
Join us as Dr. Krystia Nora talks to MATC Professor Paul Carrier, who leads Culinary Arts here and has utilized OER materials in his courses since he started teaching at MATC in the late 1990s. He is a keynote speaker at the Fall 2023 WTCS Open Education Symposium on Fri. Oct. 27.
Faculty OER Grant Summer 2023 Recipients:
2023 Wisconsin Open Education Symposium (October 26-27)
MATC Culinary Arts lead faculty Prof. Paul Carrier will be one of the keynote speakers at 9 am on Friday, Oct. 27 for the third annual WI Open Education Symposium held online. Also, MATC OER facilitators Dr. Elaine Strachota and Dr. Krystia Nora will be presenting at 1 pm: "MATC Open Access Marketing: Building Awareness and Promoting Over $1 Million in Student Savings." The Symposium is free - you only need to register.
The third annual WI Open Education Symposium will be held online on October 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (NEW - workshop day) and on October 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This symposium is a space for inclusive and open sharing and conversation, and creating meaningful collaborations to advance OER work. All are welcome to attend and contribute. You can register for this in-person workshop through the symposium registration form. For questions regarding the Symposium, please email Rachel Becker.
Open Education Global (October 16 - 18)
The Open Education Global 2023 Conference will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Amiskwaciwâskahikan), from October 16-18.
Open Education Conference (November 7 - 9)
Registration is open for the Open Education Conference, a virtual event November 7-9. The theme is Innovation and Praxis: Building on 20 Years of Community. #OpenEd23 will mark the twentieth annual gathering of the Open Education Conference community.
In this session, we will explore the powerful combination of Open Educational Resources (OER) and inclusive pedagogical practices, with an emphasis on promoting equity, embracing diversity, and implementing Universal Design for Learning. Our expert presenters will guide you through best practices, practical strategies, and valuable resources to ensure your OER course materials are accessible, engaging, and meaningful for all learners.
Check out all of the CCCOER Webinars, which are monthly on a Wednesday at noon PT/ 3 pm ET except where otherwise indicated.
This series is free and open to the open education community, and we encourage you to invite your colleagues to attend and/or watch together and continue the discussion afterward.
If you can not join us live, this page will be updated with a link to the slides and videos a couple of days after each webinar. Webinar archives are also available at https://www.cccoer.org/webinar/.
University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is pleased to announce the recent publication of three OER textbooks. All were possible due to UNI's participation in the Open EducationNetwork (OEN) Manifold pilot.
Iowa State University is pleased to announce the recent publication of two OER textbooks.
Jamie Martin, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs from Broward College in Florida, recently made a substantial revision and update of a Creative Commons English composition textbook for use in his classes and is excited to share it with a wider audience.
Texas Tech University Libraries is pleased to announce the publication of new open textbooks:
This new YouTube channel called Knowledge is Meant to Be Shared is a space for educators, teachers, librarians, faculty, administrators, advocates, etc. It exists to show how open education resources and practices can engage students and strengthen teaching and learning. This channel is supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
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