Oregon Celebrates Open Education Week, March 6-10, 2023

By | January 12, 2023

Join Oregon’s higher education community in the global celebration of Open Education Week!

Oregon’s Statewide Events Menu: https://openoregon.org/oeweek-2023

Around the State

March 6

Featured program: Save the date for Oregon’s Virtual OER Symposium, April 28, 2023! (update will post on Monday morning!)

12-1: OER 101: Getting Started with Open Educational Resources, hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources
Are you interested in exploring OER for your course, but don’t know where to start? Join Abbey Elder, Open Access & Scholarly Communication Librarian, Iowa State University, for an introduction. Register

March 7

Featured program: Targeted Pathways Update for SOC, HDFS, and CJ (update will post on Tuesday morning!)

March 8

Featured program: Open Application Grant Update (update will post on Wednesday morning!)

12:10-12:55 The impact of the high cost of textbooks on OSU students, hosted by Oregon State University
Did you know that 61% of OSU students don’t purchase their textbooks because of the cost? Hear about the research the Open Educational Resources unit conducted last year on the impact of the cost of textbooks on students. Presented by Stefanie Buck, Director, Open Educational Resources Unit, Oregon State University. Register

1-2: Equity and Open Education Faculty Panel, hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources
Jen Klaudinyi, Library Faculty at Portland Community College, facilitates a panel of Oregon instructors who have adopted open educational practices with an equity lens. Register

March 9

Featured program: Instructional Design Community of Practice Update (update will post on Thursday morning!)

12:10-12:55 Practical Tips for Incorporating DEI Into Your Course Materials, hosted by Oregon State University
Do you want practical tips for how to make your course resources more diverse, equitable, and inclusive? This 45-minute workshop builds off understanding the importance of incorporating DEI into your course materials and takes a deep dive into how to do it. Presented by Amanda Larson, The Ohio State University. Register

March 11

2-3:30: 90-minute Open Ed Week Keynote: Harnessing the Resilience Within with Mays Imad, hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources
In this 90 minute session, Mays Imad will draw on the neurobiology of learning to examine the intimate relationship between equity, radical hospitality, and trauma-informed education. Register

4-5pm: Virtual Happy Hour!
Join the Open Oregon Educational Resources team at a virtual happy hour featuring a cocktail/mocktail recipe demonstration with Gracie SchatzRegister, download the recipe card, and preview the instructions (coming soon!).

Thank you Open Ed Week 2023 planners:

Holly Gabriel, Southern Oregon University
Kevin Moore, Mt Hood Community College