Reminder: OER Summit March 23

Open Educational Resources public domain logoEven though registration has closed, Penn State faculty and instructional designers are welcome to attend the first University-wide Open Educational Resources Summit this Wednesday, March 23, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, and simulcast at multiple campuses on MediaSite Live.

The event, which supports Penn State’s OER Task Force chaired by Dean Dewey, aims to educate and encourage faculty to incorporate low-cost, high-quality open course materials into their classes, and help students avoid the high cost of textbooks. Offering the keynote is Nicole Allen, director of Open Education for SPARC.

More information about the OER Summit is available in a Penn State News release online.

For OER Summit schedule details and locations, click  on the PDF of the 2016 OER Summit agenda.