Adopting OER Workshop and Panel Discussion

October 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SFU Burnaby campus, room 7301 at the Bennett Library

An Open Access Week event! Adopting OER Workshop and Panel Discussion: Adopting OER: The Why, What, and How of Open Educational Resources.

Wondering why and how to integrate open educational resources (OER) in your classroom? Want to find out more about current OER-related initiatives here at SFU ?

In this workshop, we will discuss the concepts of Open Education and Open Educational Resources and how they impact quality in education. We’ll be looking at how to adopt open textbooks from the BCcampus Open Textbook collection to assign to your class. We will look at issues of quality, pedagogy and impact on students. You will also learn about a variety of OER repositories where you can find open resources to complement your teaching practice and hear from SFU faculty, students and staff currently working on OER-related initiatives.

Workshop Dates: Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301

Facilitator: Rosario Passos – Advisor, Open Education (BCcampus)

Panel participants:

  • Jody Baker (CMNS)
  • Erin Hogg (ARCH)
  • Christine Dyson (SFSS),
  • Hope Power (Library)
  • Craig Scratchley (ENSC),
  • Maria Spiliotopoulou (REM/SCD)
  • Lynda Williams (TLC)

For more information about the event, visit the event page here. This workshop will be open to anyone, pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Register here.  

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