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Open Content and Open Educational Resources

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Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Facilitator(s): Matthew Stranach and Sarah Stokes

*This workshop will also be delivered in-person at the Downtown Oshawa location in January.

Description:

This workshop introduces the concept of using OERs in the post-secondary classroom. Discussions will include how to define OERs, how to find and implement high-quality OERs in the classroom, and the meaning of Zed Creds for student success.

In advance, workshop participants should submit a list of courses taught for the Winter 2018 semester so facilitators can prepare a content alignment of available resources.

To access your session, please follow the instructions in the tip sheet available here.

Learning Objectives:

This workshop will:

  • Define OERs, how they are licensed, and how those licenses affect use.
  • Summarize how to find, adopt, and adapt OERs for courses, including personalized resource lists.
  • Discuss how OERs and Zed Cred programming supports student success (including reducing financial burden, having students contribute to the development of OERs, lower DFW rates, improved learning outcomes).

Requirements:

  • Access to the Internet.
  • Headset (preferred) or external microphone.
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