Oregon OER News Digest

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Amy Hofer

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Mar 18, 2022, 7:26:30 PM3/18/22
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Hi all, a look back and a look forward! You can revisit the past by catching up on Oregon’s Open Ed Week sessions you may have missed. And you can do your future self a favor by saving the date for the 2022 Open Education Conference, which will be held as a virtual event on October 17-20, 2022. :) Amy


Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


Other upcoming professional development opportunities


Calls for proposals in the open education field


Other ways to get involved

  • Register for the 2022 Library Publishing Forum by March 31. Preconference and conference sessions include topics on open education and open access.

  • Open Oregon Educational Resources seeks contacts for openly licensed multimedia content creation. Please submit our form by April 1.

  • The Open Education Network’s 8-session Pub 101 starts a new session on April 6. All 24 Oregon institutions belong to the OEN through the Open Oregon Educational Resources consortial membership. Register by April 5.


OER-related job opportunities



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Amy Hofer

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Mar 25, 2022, 4:10:11 PM3/25/22
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Hi all, depending on where you are it’s either the beginning or the end of spring break. I hope everyone is getting a chance to catch their breath! Amy


Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


    Other upcoming webinars


      Calls for proposals in the open education field


      Other ways to get involved

      • Register for the 2022 Library Publishing Forum by March 31. Preconference and conference sessions include topics on open education and open access.

      • Open Oregon Educational Resources seeks contacts for openly licensed multimedia content creation. Please submit our form by April 1.

      • The Open Education Network’s 8-session Pub 101 starts a new session on April 6. All 24 Oregon institutions belong to the OEN through the Open Oregon Educational Resources consortial membership. Register by April 5.


      OER-related job opportunities

      Amy Hofer

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      Apr 1, 2022, 1:23:59 PM4/1/22
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      Hi all, 


      The Oregon Open Learning team invites you to a conversation about open educational resources (OER) in K-12 and higher education settings. The purpose of this interactive session is to facilitate connections and collaboration on OER between K-12 and Higher Education partners. Breakout room topics will include OER for Dual Enrollment, OER in Educator Preparation, and OER in K-12 and Higher Education. Please register in advance to join the discussion on Monday, April 25 from 2:30-4:00pm PDT!


      Read on for more newsletter goodness…

      Amy


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      Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


        Other upcoming webinars


        Calls for proposals in the open education field


        Other ways to get involved

        • The Open Education Network’s 8-session Pub 101 starts a new session on April 6. All 24 Oregon institutions belong to the OEN through the Open Oregon Educational Resources consortial membership. Register by April 5.

        • Oregon State University is hosting an in-person OER event May 16, 8:30-1 (masks optional). Visit Think Open Symposium for more information and registration.


        OER-related job opportunities

          • Washington State’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction seeks a Contractor to assist in managing statewide communication and professional learning associated with a K–12 Open Educational Resource (OER) Project. The budget is $100,000 and the closing date is April 4. 

          • Tacoma Community College is hiring a Dean of Library and Learning Innovation whose responsibilities include oversight of the OER program. Position closes April 4.

          Amy Hofer

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          Apr 8, 2022, 11:41:34 AM4/8/22
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          Hi all, there are a bunch of OER-related training opportunities coming up, listed below under “Other ways to get involved.” If your institution doesn’t offer professional development funding, let me know and Open Oregon Educational Resources may be able to sponsor your attendance. And now, brace yourself for the longest newsletter yet - thanks for reading! Amy


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          Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


            Other upcoming webinars

            Other ways to get involved

            • Register for the hybrid OER22 Open Education and Research Conference, taking place April 26-28, 2022. Note that this is a UK based conference so Oregon registrants may need to watch recordings of sessions that happen overnight. Registration closes April 14.

            • ORTESOL is accepting proposals for the 2022 Spring Workshop Poster Session and would like to feature OER for ESOL. Proposals are due April 20.

            • Oregon State University is hosting an in-person OER event May 16, 8:30-1 (masks optional). Visit Think Open Symposium for more information and registration.

            • Register for the 3-week RLOE leadership development workshop (May 31-June 17) by May 20. This program supports developing open education leaders to create strategic plans that align with existing institutional goals to support underserved and underrepresented students.


            Calls for proposals in the open education field


              OER-related job opportunities

                • Tacoma Community College is hiring a Dean of Library and Learning Innovation whose responsibilities include oversight of the OER program. The deadline has been extended to April 11.

                • Sacramento State University Library is hiring a Scholarly Communication Librarian with OER responsibility. Application deadline is April 18.

                • Open Education Global is hiring an Executive Director. This is a remote position and the application deadline is May 10.

                • Not that I want anyone to leave the west coast, but the University of Houston is hiring an Open Educational Resources Librarian. This position is open until filled. 


                Amy Hofer

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                Apr 15, 2022, 4:50:18 PM4/15/22
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                Kudos


                Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


                Other upcoming webinars


                Other ways to get involved


                Calls for proposals in the open education field


                OER-related job opportunities

                • Open Education Global is hiring an Executive Director. This is a remote position and the application deadline is May 10.

                Amy Hofer

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                Apr 22, 2022, 4:03:14 PM4/22/22
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                Hi all, the call for proposals for the 2022 Open Education Conference is now open. Open Oregon Educational Resources will be sponsoring registration for this virtual event, taking place Oct 17-20, 2022. Submission deadline is May 27 - let’s have a strong Oregon showing! :) Amy


                Kudos


                Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


                Other upcoming webinars


                Other ways to get involved

                • Instructors teaching online courses at Oregon's community colleges can apply for funding through OCCDLA to fund the use of emergent technology.

                • Registration is open for the Creative Commons Certificate program, which offers courses in CC licenses, open practices and the ethos of engaging in our global, shared commons. Oregonians are eligible for a 15% discount through our regional compact. The next online courses start June 13 and September 26; registration closes June 6 and September 19th, respectively. 


                Calls for proposals in the open education field


                OER-related job opportunities

                • Open Education Global is hiring an Executive Director. This is a remote position and the application deadline is May 10.

                • Once again, not that I want anyone to leave Oregon, but the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is hiring an Open Education and Affordable Content Librarian. This position is open until filled but review of applications will begin in mid May.


                Amy Hofer

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                Apr 29, 2022, 3:31:48 PM4/29/22
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                Hi all, this newsletter is about to take a two-week break! Look for the next one on May 20. Until then, talk amongst yourselves :) Amy


                Get involved with Open Oregon Educational Resources grant-funded projects!

                • We’re recruiting SOC contributing authors and pilot instructors for the following project roles; compensation varies depending on your participation. More info about this project

                  • Pilot instructors for SOC 204 (more than one needed)

                  • Pilot instructor for SOC 205

                  • Pilot instructor for SOC 218 (Sociology of Gender)

                  • Contributing authors for SOC 218 chapters on Media and Social Media; System of Power; Gender theory (this may be up to three authors)

                  • Contributing author for the SOC project at large to write a chapter on whitewashing and the history of Sociology.

                • We’re recruiting College Success instructors to pilot the Spanish Language Blueprint Textbook. More about this openly licensed textbook.

                • Prospective pilot instructors, please use the signup form linked from this page; prospective authors, please email me.


                Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources


                  Other upcoming webinars


                  Other ways to get involved

                  • Register for the