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In support of the Open Education Week, a series of events will be held at 116 Pearson Hall (Faculty Commons). Whether or not you are familiar with open education, open educational resources, or ways to make your own course materials more affordable or efficient, you are invited to join us to learn more, discuss, and reflect on your own practices.

Listed below are some of the events that will be held this week:

Monday, March 9

Tuesday, March 10

University of Delaware librarians will present on several collections held locally and at other institutions which are freely available for educators to use, remix, and share. Emphasis will be on freely available film resources and digitized collections related to local Delaware history.
Presenters: L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, Librarian and Head, Manuscripts and Archives Department and Curator of the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Senatorial Papers; Meghann Matwichuk, Associate Librarian and Coordinator, Film and Video Collection Multimedia Collections and Services Department; Meg Grotti, Associate Librarian and Coordinator, Library Instruction

  • 3:00 p.m.: OER Treasure Hunt [Workshop]

So you’ve heard of open educational resources (OER), but you don’t know where to start? Bring your computer and IT-ATS staff will assist you in finding open learning materials for your courses.
Moderated by: Mathieu Plourde, Educational Technologist, IT Academic Technology Services

Friday, March 13

  • 9:00 a.m.: Open Education Coffee Hour [Discussion]

Do you want to hear more about open education? Come join us during this informal meeting to bounce ideas around with colleagues and experts while enjoying coffee and baked goods!
Moderated by: Meg Grotti, Associate Librarian and Coordinator, Library Instruction; Mathieu Plourde, Educational Technologist, IT Academic Technology Services

  • 10:00 a.m.: OER Treasure Hunt [Workshop] (repeat session from Tuesday)

All events are free and open to UD staff and faculty, no registration necessary.
You can also attend any of the 50+ online webinars listed on the Open Education Week Web site on your own.

Read more about Open Education Week in UDaily.

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