Fun FLO Friday – Open Tricks & Treats

Audience: Facilitators

Session Description:
Join Alena Buis for a fun-filled facilitation experience using open practices that can decenter the instructor and bring learners into collaborative practice. We’ll have some fun in Zoom!

Facilitator Bio:

Alena Buis is an Instructor and Chair of the Department of Art History and Religious Studies at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓-Langara College in Vancouver British Columbia. She has an MA in Canadian Art History from Concordia University (Montreal) and a Ph.D. in Visual and Material Culture from Queen’s University (Kingston). Her recent research focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning for art history (So-TLAH). As a research fellow with the Open Education Group, she is interested in the impact of open educational resources on the cost of education, student success outcomes, patterns of usage, and perceptions of OER. Buis is one of the founders of Open Art Histories (OAH) a platform for art, art history, visual art, and museum studies teachers and instructors in Canada. Open to anyone who uses visual and material culture in their pedagogical practices, OAH offers a dynamic and collaborative space for Open Education Resources (OERs), and serves as a virtual community and repository for art and art history instructors at all stages of their academic and professional careers.

This event is free. To ensure we have an inclusive and welcoming environment for all, we’ve added registration to our online office sessions. Registration is now closed.

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