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    • 2019 Open Education Symposium Poster Session 

      Terry, Christine H.; Kinniburgh, Garnett; Browder, Robert; DeCarlo, Matthew; Becksford, Lisa; McNabb, Kayla B.; Lachniet, Jason; Hipple, Britton; Maczka, Darren; Donnelly, Sarah; Ireland, Leanna; Erickson, Sue (2019-03-04)
      Faculty, instructional designers, graduate students, and librarians from six institutions of higher education will briefly present an overview of peer-reviewed posters on diverse topics including: Creating open educational ...
    • Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Education, Open Data 

      Potter, Peter J.; Walz, Anita R.; DePauw, Karen P.; Jhangiani, Rajiv; Artiles, Mayra S.; Abbas, Montasir M.; Petters, Jonathan L.; Young, Philip (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
      Open practices represent opportunities to align scholarly and instructional processes with scholarly ideals, ethical stances, real work impacts, and aspirations for a more just and equitable world. There are many types of ...
    • Exploring Innovative & Open Educational Resources 

      Shaffer, Clifford; Jantzen, Benjamin C.; Mahin, Bruce; Walz, Anita R. (2014-04-08)
      Panelists include: Dr. Clifford Shaffer, Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech Dr. Benjamin Jantzen, Asst. Professor Philosophy, Virginia Tech Dr. Bruce Mahin, Professor of Composition and Music Theory, Radford ...
    • Faculty & Student Panel Discussion: Issues in Course Materials Access and Use 

      Walz, Anita R.; Cox, Larry A.; Falls, Jonathan; Filer, Kimberly L.; Mantha, Anurag; Meinke-Lau, Billy; Poff, Ron (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-03-03)
      Faculty and student panelists will discuss the interplay of issues such as equity, cost, persistent access, customization, and pedagogical affordances in relation to open course materials, as well as implications for career ...
    • 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 ...
    • Getting Started with Open Educational Resources 

      Elder, Abbey; Walz, Anita R.; Rebar, Beverly; Davis, William Preston (2021-03-05)
      Would you like to incorporate open educational resources (OER) into your course, but aren't sure where to start? In this workshop, Abbey Elder, Iowa State University, guides you through the processes of finding, modifying, ...
    • Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Walz, Anita R. (2020-10-06)
      This presentation provides information in response to commonly-asked questions about OER, including: What are OER? Where can I find them? How can I use them? How do others use them? And how -- and where -- can I share what ...
    • Leveraging Open Practices in Scholarship & Teaching in International Liberal Arts Education: What Does Success Look Like? 

      Walz, Anita R. (2019-03-30)
      Open Access. Open educational resources. Open pedagogy. Beyond access and direct-cost reduction to readers, open educational practices — when deeply understood and thoughtfully implemented — have the potential to transform ...
    • 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 ...
    • Lighting Rounds & Expo: OER, Pedagogy, and Tools 

      Kinnaman, Alex; Becksford, Lisa; Dean, Kirsten; Napier, Mike; Forte, Joe; Mease, Sarah; Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-03-03)
      Join us to learn about OER affordances, tools, support and applications! This session will include brief lightning talks to provide an overview of these open education topics as well as hands-on time for attendees to ask ...
    • Listening to OER Stakeholders in Virginia 

      Rondeau, Sophie; Thomas, Judy; Rebar, Beverly; Ghaphery, Jimmy (Virginia Tech, 2021-04-09)
      This presentation will discuss Virginia OER stakeholder interviews conducted by SPARC Open Education Leadership Program participants, Judy Thomas (UVA; 2019-2020 SPARC Open Education Leadership Cohort) and Sophie Rondeau ...
    • Moving STEM Documents Online: Sustainable Workflows for Accessible Content 

      Sorge, Volker (2021-03-04)
      Although for many years there has been a steady push to move teaching content online, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend, suddenly forcing all faculty to focus on delivering teaching and learning online. ...
    • OER Update 

      Walz, Anita R. (2018-06-29)
      This OER Update, provided at the request of the Virginia Scholarly Communication Interest Group, provides an overview of the values underpinning open education, the complexity of higher education and commercial actor ...
    • Open Education Forum 2020: Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Education & More 

      DePauw, Karen P.; Thompson, Tyechia; Paige, Frederick; Ellingson, Steven W.; Potter, Peter J.; Walz, Anita R.; Young, Philip (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-03-02)
      Join faculty presenters from around the university, University Library faculty, and the Future Professoriate Graduate class in a robust discussion about nuances, similarities and differences in the "opens." Learn about ...
    • Open Education Forum 2021: Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Education & More 

      McNabb, Kayla B.; Miles, Rachel; Wolfe, Mary Leigh; DePauw, Karen P.; Ogejo, Jactone; Tucker, Thomas J. (Virginia Tech, 2021-03-01)
      Join faculty presenters from around the university, University Library faculty, and the Future Professoriate Graduate class in a robust discussion about nuances, similarities and differences in the "opens." Learn about ...
    • 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 Wright; Franco Duran, Diana; Potter, Peter J.; Porter, Nathaniel D.; 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 2016 Keynote: Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener 

      Biswas-Diener, Robert
      In this presentation, Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener outlines the key points of the open education philosophy. He addresses common criticisms of open education and presents case studies to support his assertions. In particular, ...
    • Open Education Week 2017 Panel Discussion: The Potential of Open Educational Resources 

      Skripak, Stephen J.; Cortez, Anastasia; de Pena, Jonathan; Lipscombe, Mary; Artiles, Mayra; Roberson-Evia, Jane; Potter, Peter J.; Walz, Anita R.
      Virginia Tech faculty members discuss their experiences as adopters, adapters, and authors of open educational resources. The panel explores use and creation of open textbooks and online course materials and systems, ...
    • 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 ...