Open Textbooks for Instructional Designers

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Virginia Tech

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 resources in your instructional design philosophy and work. Learn how you can make a difference by supporting faculty exploring or interested in developing or redesigning their courses. Discussion topics include: Open and OER - what it is and what it isn't; how to attribute OER; finding, vetting, and retrieving OER; Open Educational Resources (OER) and open textbooks as a solution to student affordability issues; OER as a solution for copyright complexity; unique contributions to supporting faculty by the instructional design community; supporting faculty adoptions of open educational resources

Open textbooks, Open licensing, Open educational resources, Open Education Week, Instructional design, Copyright