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FL-OER-ishment Webinar Series

Insightful and inspirational “FL-OER-ishment sessions”! For all OER team members on your campus

Join us for a webinar series that will inspire and motivate higher education OER team members (faculty, librarians, administrators, student ambassadors) to take affordable learning programs to the next level—and flourish! You will hear from national OER leaders and Florida faculty on successful strategies and approaches to reduce cost and increase student access to content. The speakers will also address challenges to OER implementation and how to overcome these barriers so students can “FL-OER-ish"!

Taurie Gittings-Wheeler

Allison Thomas Johnson

Pamela Williams

Dismantling Barriers to Student Success through Affordable Learning Materials

October 6, 2022
2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Speakers: Taurie Gittings Wheeler, Allison Thomas Johnson, and Pamela Williams, Faculty, Miami Dade College

An interdisciplinary panel of professors from Miami Dade College will share how they implemented OER and other affordable learning materials in their classes to reduce cost and increase access for students. They will demonstrate different approaches to using affordable learning materials and discuss the challenges and successes they encountered along the way.

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Scott Matthews

Jennifer Grey

Teaching Jacksonville History at FSCJ: Strategies for an Affordable and Rigorous Course

October 27, 2022
2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Speakers: Scott Matthews, Faculty, Florida State College at Jacksonville and Jennifer Grey, Public Services Coordinator for Florida State College at Jacksonville Libraries

This presentation will discuss the origins of the first comprehensive course on the History of Jacksonville offered at a college or university and how its creators conducted research and decided on a rich set of open-access resources for students.

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Abbey K. Elder

Marco Seiferle-Valencia

Assessing and Engaging with Your Campus Community

September 22, 2022
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Speakers: Abbey K. Elder, Open Access & Scholarly Communication Librarian at Iowa State University and Marco Seiferle-Valencia, Open Education Librarian at the University of Idaho

Join Marco Seiferle-Valencia & Abbey K. Elder, two of the editors of The OER Starter Kit for Program Managers, in a hands-on workshop focusing on how you can learn more about the open activity happening around you, and develop strategies for getting your open education program embedded in your local context. In this workshop, participants will get the chance to reflect on their own open education programs and how they can further develop their work to be more engaged and impactful.

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