Webinar: The Open Educational Resources (OER) Movement

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location:View on your own (registration link below)
Channel:Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
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The movement for open educational resources - free online materials to use instead of or in addition to textbooks - is experiencing unprecedented momentum. Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will lead this discussion.

OER resources have proliferated, while concerns about all of the costs of attending college (including textbooks) have continued to grow. The combination is creating an OER moment.

The following are some of the topics the webinar will discuss:
-- National initiatives and campus-based efforts to promote the use of open educational resources OER
-- Placing OER within the context of other pushes for change in higher education
-- Some of the challenges that remain for OER

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Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed, has been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and Salon. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed, has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, the Nieman Foundation Journal, and The Christian Science Monitor. Doug was managing editor of The Chronicle from 1999-2003.

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