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    • Get creative (and stay legal): Copyright compliance with Open Licensing, Creative Commons, and Open Educational Resources 

      Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-24)
      Are you looking for materials that you can freely use, modify, and share without having to navigate copyright questions? Do you want to “avoid reinventing the wheel” in developing appropriate instructional materials? Do ...
    • Getting Comfortable Working in the Open: A Panel Discussion for Authors, Teaching Faculty, and Students 

      Walz, Anita R.; DeCarlo, Matt; Murphy-Judy, Kathryn; Nelson, Amy; Erickson, Susan; Kidd, Jennifer; Harder, James; Hamilton, Carrie; Aigner, Savannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
      Open Educational practices support teaching, learning, and publication in an increasingly diverse faculty and student body. OEP encompass the creation, adaptation, and adoption of open educational resources, open course ...
    • Libraries, OER, and Open Textbooks 

      Jensen, Kristin (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-26)
      Speaker: Kristi Jensen, Program Development Lead for the eLearning Support Initiative, University Libraries, University of Minnesota Kristi Jensen discusses roles the importance and possible areas of involvement for libraries ...
    • Open Education Symposium 2019 Keynote: Improving Access, Affordability, and Achievement with OER 

      Bishop, M. J. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-04)
      Despite the transformative power that technology has had in a whole range of businesses, the history of technology use in education over the last 100 years paints a rather bleak picture of the extent to which digital tools, ...
    • Open Education Symposium Panel: Facilitating Openness at the University: Connecting the Opens + Making Change Happen 

      Bishop, M. J.; Corl, Benjamin A.; DePauw, Karen P.; Plummer, Ellen; Franco Duran, Diana; Potter, Peter J.; Porter, Nathaniel; Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-04)
      This panel discussion begins with brief presentations of several “core open practices”: Open Access, Open Education/Open Educational Resources, and Open Data by experts from the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. ...
    • Open Education Week Panel Discussion 

      Doolittle, Peter; Hart, Heath D.; Hartman, Greg; Seyam, Mohammed; Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-25)
      Introduction by Julie Speer, Associate Dean for Research & Informatics. Open remarks by Anita Walz, Assessment, Open Education & Online Learning Environments Librarian. Mohammed Seyam discusses the value of openly licensed ...
    • Open Educational Practices: Equity, Achievement, and Pedagogical Innovation 

      Jhangiani, Rajiv (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
      Open Education practices (OEP) have emerged as a transformational force in higher education. Whereas, higher education promises to be an instrument for economic and social mobility, in reality our institutions reinforce ...
    • Open Textbooks for Instructional Designers 

      Ernst, David (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-26)
      Join a fellow instructional designer, Dr. Dave Ernst, now Chief Information Officer of the College of Education and Human Development at University of Minnesota, in exploring possibilities for incorporating open educational ...
    • Textbook Town Hall: A Panel Discussion About Textbook Prices 

      Roche, Avalon; Walz, Anita R.; Boim, Cara; Willis, Rex; Billingsley, Julia; Whiteman, Hannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
      Virginia Tech Student Government Association (VTSGA) led this Textbook Town Hall to hear from students regarding issues and solutions related to textbooks and other learning resources.
    • You Want Me to Pay What? Student Perspectives on Learning Costs 

      Thorpe, Sydney; Skripak, Stephen J.; Walz, Anita R.; Umbarger-Wells, Sarah; Boim, Cara; Addair, J. T.; Kading, Kim (Virginia Tech, 2017-11-28)
      "You Want Me to Pay What?" is a Student Government Association (SGA) student-led event. The event was designed by and for students to start a conversation about the cost of learning resources at Virginia Tech.