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Adaptable Course Materials: Creating an Open Textbook for Electromagnetics
We describe the purpose, process, and product of developing the open textbook. Electromagnetics, Volume 1 (Beta) by Ellingson (2018) is a faculty-authored, LaTeX based, customizable, and openly licensed textbook (licensed ...
Advancing OER & Open Education on Your Campus
Invited keynote presentation. This event was sponsored by Central Virginia Community College and Achieving the Dream Open Educational Resources Initiative.
Teaching in STEM Disciplines: Open Source Methods
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-26)
Creating an Open Textbook: Purpose, process & progress
This presentation introduces attendees to Virginia Tech's new open textbook "Fundamentals of Business," the process of adapting an existing openly licensed text, helpful tools developed or discovered since, and lessons ...
Getting Comfortable Working in the Open: A Panel Discussion for Authors, Teaching Faculty, and Students
(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 ...
Open Education Symposium 2019 Keynote: Improving Access, Affordability, and Achievement with OER
(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, ...
Get creative (and stay legal): Copyright compliance with Open Licensing, Creative Commons, and Open Educational Resources
(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 ...
Open Education Week Panel Discussion
(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 ...
Libraries, OER, and Open Textbooks
(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 ...
You Want Me to Pay What? Student Perspectives on Learning Costs
(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.