OER Summit May 20

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: 100% Online

Join members of the Alberta OER (Open Educational Resources) Community of Practice for a 1-day summit spanning topics of policy, pedagogy, technology, and copyright.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning, the Copyright Office, and Faculty of Education is pleased to partner on this 1-day event occurring the day prior to the national ABC Copyright Conference, aims to bring together the Alberta OER Community of Practice and ABC Conference attendees from across Canada to generate rich discussion of open education and explore the intersection of their professions in post-secondary education.

Keynote: Amanda Coolidge, Associate Director of Open Education at BCcampus Amanda leads the BC Open Textbook Project as well as the Open Education initiatives in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The BCcampus Open Education team produces Open Educational Resources (OER) – textbooks, toolkits, and other learning materials – in collaboration with the B.C. post-secondary system. Amanda has a background in Educational Technology and Instructional Design. Prior to working in the British Columbia Post-Secondary Sector, Amanda was the Senior Educational Technologist on the TESSA (Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa) project, based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The schedule is continually updated as planning progresses, here.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions. [UNESCO]

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