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An Open Textbook Approach to OER: VIVA & the Open Textbook Network
In the Spring of 2016, VIVA joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN) -- a growing collaboration of schools, universities, and institutions that promotes access, affordability, and student success through the use of open ...
Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open
The presentation "Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open" was invited by the SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia) Library Advisory Committee. (Membership: http://surveys.schev.edu/Admi ...
Text and Data Mining Forum
This panel discussion was part of Open Data Week 2017 at Virginia Tech. Panelists discussed opportunities and challenges related to text and data mining, with a focus on research purposes and information access. Panelists: ...
Master Health Literacy: A Participant-Focused Program in Development
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-23)
BACKGROUND Many of us face anxiety and uncertainty when it comes to health concerns. To help address this, three librarians at a research university are working with partners to develop a Master Health Literacy (MHL) ...
Open Educational Practices: Equity, Achievement, and Pedagogical Innovation
(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 ...
Digital Library and Archives
(Virginia Tech Libraries, 1999)
The Hubris of Neutrality in Archives
This presentation, given as part of the MARAC Newark 2017 panel on "Radical Honesty in Descriptive Practices," discusses paradigms for ethics and objectivity in archival description. Challenging the notion that archivists ...
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.
A Tale of Two [Open] Textbooks
Successful creation and adaptation of open textbooks relies on mastery of multiple parallel processes: analysis of market gaps and needs, author communication and negotiation, copyright/open licensing practices, funding ...