Open Education Week at KPU

March 4, 2020 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
KPU Richmond

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, we welcome members of the KPU community and guests from other post-secondary institutions and system partners to join us at the KPU Richmond campus for a special event. The event will include a keynote presentation by Dr. Karen Cangialosi (Keene State College, New Hampshire, USA), lightning talks by open education champions at KPU, workshops on topics ranging from Creative Commons licensing to Open Pedagogy, and hands-on training for a range of open educational technology tools such as Pressbooks and

Please register for this event using the webform at the bottom of this page.


8:30-9:00am Breakfast & Registration

9:00-9:20am Welcome

  • Todd Mundle, University Librarian

9:20-9:30am Brief report on Open Education at KPU

  • Rajiv Jhangiani, Associate Vice Provost, Open Education

9:30-10:15am Keynote address

  • Karen Cangialosi, Professor of Biology and Open Education Faculty Fellow, Keene State College

10:15-10:45am Lightning talks by KPU Open Education champions

  • Christina Page, The Learning Centres
  • Tracey Kinney, History
  • Melissa Ashman, Applied Communications
  • Terry Berg, Academic & Career Preparation

10:45-11:00am Coffee break & transition time

11:00-11:45am Concurrent workshops

  • Introduction to Open Pedagogy (Wilson 4900)
    • Arley Cruthers (Applied Communications), Jennifer Hardwick (English), & Karen Cangialosi (Biology)
  • Introduction to Open Educational Resources & Creative Commons Licenses (R1370)
    • Karen Meijer-Kline (Library)

11:45am-12:30pm Lunch

12:30-1:00pm Student panel

1:00-1:30pm Lightning talks by KPU Open Education champions

  • Bruce Weir, Business
  • Jennifer Hardwick, English
  • Arleigh Reichl, Psychology
  • Sam Newton, Accounting

1:30-1:45pm Support & Opportunities for Open Education at KPU

  • Arley Cruthers, Applied Communications & Teaching Fellow in Open Education

1:45-2:00pm Closing comments

  • Rajiv Jhangiani, Associate Vice Provost, Open Education

2:00-2:15pm Coffee break & transition time

2:15-3:00pm Concurrent workshops

  • Pressbooks (Wilson 4900)
    • Karen Meijer-Kline & Caroline Daniels, Library
  • (R1370)
    • Rajiv Jhangiani, Associate Vice Provost, Open Education
  • H5P Technology (R1360)
    • Robin Leung, Teaching & Learning Commons

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