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Amy Hofer

Mar 16, 2023, 8:53:07 PM3/16/23
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Hi all, this message is cross-posted. We have many new things on our website!

Archived webinars from Open Ed Week and beyond:

Upcoming webinars:

Institutional Debt: The Invisible Architecture of Higher Education. What is institutional debt, and how does it shape the institutions we work in? How does it affect the educational experiences that instructors and academic staff offer, and that students experience? Mar 17, 12:00-1:30 Pacific.

Envisioning a People’s History of Open with Marco Seiferle-Valencia. This presentation will trace how many of the philosophical and practical foundations of Open are demonstrated by earlier education activists and innovators, especially Black and Brown Women of Color. Apr 7, 12:00-1:00 Pacific.

Recent posts:

Spoiler Alert: Equity and Open Education Training Helps Faculty Make High-Impact Changes. Equity and Open Education Faculty Cohort Model designed by Jen Klaudinyi at Portland Community College and offered statewide in Oregon is helping faculty make high-impact changes in their teaching practices.

Students and Faculty Support HB 3121. Oregon’s House Committee On Higher Education held a public hearing on a bill that would increase funding for Open Oregon Educational Resources.

Introducing Oregon’s Statewide Open Education Instructional Design Community of Practice. This post is about a group that gathers monthly over Zoom to share stories, swap design strategies, and discuss open educational practices.

Spring 2023 Grant Project Updates. The 2021-23 and 2022-23 OER grant cohorts have saved over 7200 students an estimated $1M since July 2021. The cohort represents 48 different projects to adopt, adapt, and create OER for courses at 27 institutions.

Institutions Across Oregon Pilot Open Curricula. Over 70 instructors from 15 different institutions are collaborating with Open Oregon Educational Resources to develop and pilot 12 new open textbooks for Human Development & Family Studies, Sociology, and Criminal Justice.

Amy Hofer (she/her)
Statewide Open Education Program Director
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