Workshop course

A working group will offer a series of open education engagement summer workshops

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania – Penn State’s Open and Affordable Education Resources (OAER) Task Force is offering a series of virtual open education engagement workshops during the 2022 summer semester. are designed to introduce Penn State faculty and staff—especially instructors, librarians, and instructional designers—to topics related to open education, with the potential to reduce course material costs for students.

“Access to course materials is a key component of student success,” said Christina Riehman-Murphy, OAER Librarian, Penn State University Libraries. “This series is designed to help faculty and staff identify and use open educational resources and library-licensed materials that respond to Penn State course outcomes.”

Three series, each consisting of three to four sessions, will be offered in the 2022 summer session. Please click on the registration link for more information, including session dates and times. Recordings will be available for those unable to attend all sessions in a series.

The series includes:

“Adopting Open and Affordable Educational Resources (OAER) for your course”
May 10, 16 and 19
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This series is for instructors who want to explore the possibility of reducing the cost of course materials for their students by adopting existing resources that are open, free, or low-cost.

“Adapt open educational resources or content to your course”
June 6, 7, 13 and 14
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This series is for instructors who want to explore the possibility of customizing OAER for their courses.

“OAER for Librarians and Instructional Designers”
July 19, 20 and 22
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This series is for librarians and instructional designers who want to learn more about opportunities and resources for engaging instructors in OER initiatives.

For more information, contact Christina Riehman-Murphy at [email protected]