Open Education

Open practices are enabling faculty to open their classrooms, incorporate new resources and perspectives in their learning environments, and to contribute to their students’ learning beyond the classroom. The Open for Learning series explores the necessary ingredients for authentic learning activities as well as different approaches to effectively re-using, contextualizing and creating openly-licensed educational resources. The series will include hands-on-workshops, seminars with practitioners and events that bring together the community to explore and discuss open learning.

Finding, Using, and Remixing Open Resources For Your Courses

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • February 27, 2017
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

As you prepare for your courses, chances are you may want to incorporate educational resources such as images, videos or quiz questions from different sources into your own materials. There are millions of openly licensed resources, from full courses and textbooks to tests banks and images, that are available for others to freely use. These (more…)

Open Scholarly Practice

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 27, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

In this session, we’ll explore ideas of scholarly practice in the digital age and how they can inform or be applied to teaching and learning. How has scholarly practice changed and what are the possibilities that open practices and platforms open up when students and faculty members become co-creators engaged in meaningful, generative work?