Celebrate Open Education Week 2021 at UA Little Rock

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OE Week 2021 BadgeJoin STaR along with the Ottenheimer Library and the Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ATLE) in celebrating Open Education Week (OEWeek), sponsored by Open Education Global, March 1-5, 2021. OEWeek is an international movement to raise awareness regarding free and open educational opportunities available to everyone.

Check out our upcoming session and discover how you can access, contribute, and share Open Educational Resources (OER) for teaching and learning.

UA Little Rock Faculty Open Education Survey

This survey is intended to help the campus understand faculty perception and use of open resources and affordable learning content compared to commercial textbooks so we can better cater to faculty needs and support OER for student success initiatives. Monday, March 1. Take the Survey

Faculty OER Stories and Open Lab

UA Little Rock faculty members Bob Belford, Katie Halford, Cheryl Johnston, Kristen McIntyre, and Daryl Tate share their experiences and insight on integrating and implementing Open Educational Resources (OER). A STaR Open Lab will follow for conversation and collaboration. 10 ATLE Award Points. Tuesday, March 2, 12:15pm. Register for Workshop

Open Education for Student Success: Mini Faculty Development Series

Open Education for Student Success Mini Professional Development series (March 3 – April 28) is a collaboration between STaR, Ottenheimer Library, Center for Arkansas History and Culture, and ATLE to cover open education topics focused on content discovery, integration, and engagement in 15 minute videos (or less). The series will launch Wednesday, March 3, 10:00am. Learn more and join the community.

Creating OER: 10 Tools You Should Know About

Do you often find yourself creating content for your courses? In the workshop, we will explore ways to turn your content into Open Educational Resources (OER), using tools that are practically Free! Thursday, March 4, 11:00am Register for Workshop.

OE-ARkansas: Online Conference

OE-ARkansas is a statewide gathering of OER supporters, practitioners, and administrators interested in advancing open education initiatives at Arkansas Colleges and Universities. This free online conference is hosted by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and the University of Arkansas. Friday, March 5, 10:00am – 12:40pm. Register for OE-ARkansas.

Putting the Pieces Together: A Look at How UDL, OER, and
ALC Work Together to Benefit Students and Faculty

Are you curious about seeking alternative ways for your students to interact with content that represents our own diverse population? Do you want to help reduce financial barriers by offering low cost or free alternatives to commercial textbooks? This workshop will cover opportunities to improve student learning by using OER content and UDL principles for an increasingly diverse and unique student population.  10 ATLE Points.  UA Little Rock Diversity Month 2021
Monday, March 15, 3:00 p.m. Register for the Diversity Workshop.

Explore Open Education Resources:
Learn more about how to find and use these valuable educational learning resources to enhance your courses.

OER Commons
Open Education Global
Open Education Week
Open Textbook Library – A component of the Open Textbook Network
Open ED Southern Symposium

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