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Incentives : Redesigns & Reviews!

Another Round! Faculty, $250 for review of an open textbook. $1000 and up for a course redesign. Apply now!

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You design, students learn.


Webinars with Open Stax Authors

Through the Author/Faculty eyes

OpenStax Astronomy Cover OpenStax Algebra +Trigonometry OpenStax Micro-Biology Cover OpenStax-PreCalc

OPenStax American Government Textbook Cover
OPenStax-Algebra OpenStax University Physics Calculus Based

February and March 2017

@ Events

Congrats to more Trailblazers!

See our growing list!

Jason Oliver Chang, Professor of History and Asian American StudiesDr. Jason Oliver Chang, Professor of History and Asian American Studies

Ellen Carillo, Professor of English, Waterbury Dr. Ellen Carillo, Professor of English, UConn Waterbury

Prof. Nina Stein, ChemistryDr. Nina Stein, Professor of Chemistry, UConn Waterbury

Caner Hazar, PhD Candidate, Sociology Caner Hazar, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology. Instructor : Race, Class, and Gender.

Loga for Open Education Week 2017, March 27 - 31Join 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 @ UMass
    UMass 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 others
    Bill & 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 others
    Posted on January 17, 2017
  • Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education
    Blessinger, 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 | AAUP
    Who 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

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