Congrats to more Trailblazers!
Dr. Jason Oliver Chang, Professor of History and Asian American Studies
Dr. Ellen Carillo, Professor of English, UConn Waterbury
Dr. Nina Stein, Professor of Chemistry, UConn Waterbury
Caner Hazar, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology. Instructor : Race, Class, and Gender.
Join us for an Open Education Workshop!
Open Repositories & Creative Commons : Sharing your Work with the World
Presented by Kathleen Labadorf & Michael Rodriguez, University Library
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 Babbidge Electronic Classroom 1
Want to share your scholarly work, teaching materials, digital creations with academic colleagues everywhere?
Would you like to increase your readership worldwide?
Have you created amazing syllabi , presentations, and engaging assignments?
Open access, open education, open source, Creative Commons, public domain – what’s the difference?
We’ll look at Creative Commons licenses, how to publish your work under the various licenses, and which licenses might work best for you and your needs.
Register @ UConn Library Workshops.
Open Education News
- Need more reason to go affordable? Read about the Undergrad Survey @ UMassUMass Amherst Libraries Releases Results of Open Education Survey Seven faculty were awarded grants of $1,000 to $2,500 in the spring of 2016 Four hundred fifty eight students from courses in Physics, Kinesiology, Astronomy, French, German, and Human Development In addition to the cost benefit, other students said the OER materials made their class experience […]Posted on February 20, 2017
- Gates Foundation open-access policy goes into effect, joining othersBill & Melinda Gates Foundation becomes the most recent grant-making organization to require recipients to make findings publicly available, a further shift toward transparency in research funding. Source: Gates Foundation open-access policy goes into effect, joining othersPosted on January 17, 2017
- Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher EducationBlessinger, P., & Bliss, T. J. (Eds.). (2016). Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education. Open Book Publishers. “The importance of openness in education is only now beginning to be appreciated, and I hope this volume can increase the pace of its spread. This volume contains stories of people and institutions around the world acting […]Posted on January 5, 2017
- Open Textbook Publishing | AAUPWho is best suited to control textbooks: the faculty or the publishers? There are ways to make sure it is the faculty. Source: Open Textbook Publishing | AAUP Joe Moxley writes: Rather than working as employees on by-the-piece rates for global companies like Pearson, faculty members can assume the role of publishers. . . . […]Posted on November 9, 2016