Event Title

Creating an OER Unit: Lessons and Successes Over the First Two Years

Location

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

Start Date

11-5-2017 2:10 PM

End Date

11-5-2017 3:00 PM

Description

Open Oregon State works in collaboration with OSU's world-class faculty to develop online educational resources. Through an innovative partnership with OSU Press and OSU Libraries, the Open Textbook initiative reduces the cost for course materials while also ensuring that the materials created are peer reviewed and undergo a rigorous editing process. Open Oregon State also partners with the Beaverstore (campus bookstore) to bring down the cost of other course materials for students. ). Four textbooks have been completed and 17 additional textbooks are in development. Additionally, there are over 20 open courses available and more in development. Two successful Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been offered.

We’ve been asked quite a few times, “Why should we invest in OER?” or “What is the return on investment?” Those are really good questions and we would like to discuss the successes and some of the lessons learned and let the attendees share their experiences and ideas of creating an OER unit. we will highlight successes and lessons learned over the last two years after creating a new OER unit within OSU’s Extended Campus.

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http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20118

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May 11th, 2:10 PM May 11th, 3:00 PM

Creating an OER Unit: Lessons and Successes Over the First Two Years

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

Open Oregon State works in collaboration with OSU's world-class faculty to develop online educational resources. Through an innovative partnership with OSU Press and OSU Libraries, the Open Textbook initiative reduces the cost for course materials while also ensuring that the materials created are peer reviewed and undergo a rigorous editing process. Open Oregon State also partners with the Beaverstore (campus bookstore) to bring down the cost of other course materials for students. ). Four textbooks have been completed and 17 additional textbooks are in development. Additionally, there are over 20 open courses available and more in development. Two successful Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been offered.

We’ve been asked quite a few times, “Why should we invest in OER?” or “What is the return on investment?” Those are really good questions and we would like to discuss the successes and some of the lessons learned and let the attendees share their experiences and ideas of creating an OER unit. we will highlight successes and lessons learned over the last two years after creating a new OER unit within OSU’s Extended Campus.