Open Ed Week 2021

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Next week (March 1st-March 6th) is Open Ed Week, an annual celebration of all things related to the Open Education movement. Colorado and the CU Anschutz campus are very engaged with many aspects of open education, including funding the creation and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER). 

There are many ways for you to participate in Open Ed Week 2021, all of which are virtual.  

  • On Monday, March 1st at 11:30, you can listen to Liliana Diaz, a policy analyst from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, as she shares updates on OER in the western region. Register here
  • On Tuesday, March 2nd at 12:30, you can join the Red Rocks Community College OER Committee as they share their progress with promoting OER. Register here. 
  • On Wednesday, March 3rd at 11:00, you can learn the ins and outs of finding OER materials with Dr. Dan Baker from CSU. Register here.  
  • On Wednesday, March 3rd at 1:00, you can hear from the CU OER Committee about the work that is ongoing on all four CU campuses regarding the adoption and creation of OER. Register here. 
  • On Thursday, March 4th at 11:00, Dr. Robin DeRosa from the Open Learning & Teaching Collaborative at Plymouth State University will discuss the social justice aspects of open education and open pedagogy. Register here.  
  • On Thursday, March 4th at 12:00, the Strauss Health Sciences Library will be offering a workshop covering the basics of Open Educational Resources (OER) and how to find them for your class. Register here.
  • On Friday, March 5th at 12:30, Open Education advocates from across the state of Colorado will convene to discuss current opportunities for collaboration as well as hopes for the future. Register here.

If you can’t make it to any of these events but would still like to engage with and celebrate Open Ed Week, visit the Colorado Open Ed Week page to watch recordings of last year’s speakers and stay up to date with the library’s social media as well will be sharing additional fun activities.  

Happy Open Ed Week! 

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