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Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Education Week events at Limestone (March 1-5, 2021)

Limestone University Open Education Week Events

  • Faculty-Student Panel Discussion: "Why do Open Educational Resources (OER) matter? Perspectives on facing affordable learning challenges at Limestone." Attendees will be entered into a drawing for our grand prize, a $50 cash gift card.

Register here (Required)

Faculty panel:

Prof. Ellen Long, Lecturer, English Department

Dr. Tamara McGovern, Associate Professor and Chair, Biological Earth and Physical Sciences

Dr. Shelly Meyers, Dean, School of Education & Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Noel Risdale, Assistant Professor of Management

Dr. Sibyl Vanager, Associate Professor of Psychology

Student Panel:

Jasmine Brown, Sophomore, Music Major

Emily Oliver-Baker, Sophomore, Social Work Major

  • Daily Question Contest: Test your knowledge of open education, affordable learning issues at Limestone and college campuses nationwide, and other relevant topics. Prizes will be given to the first three correctr answers!

Prizes inlcude: 

$10 Chick-fil-A gift card, Drawstring Bag, Water Bottle, $10 Zakary's Coffee Shop gift card

  •  Open Education Week Webinar Challenge: Attend an Open Education Week virtual event  (scroll down to see more events) and you will be entered to win one of two prize giveaways. The more events you attend, the more times you will be entered into the prize drawing, increasing your chances of winning! No limt to how many events you attend. Your proof of attendance for the events will be required. 


$25 cash gift card if you attend a non-Limestone event. $50 cash card drawing for attending the Limestone Faculty-Student panel event.

**Scroll down for more OEW virtual events 


Open Education Week virtual events (March 1-5, 2021)


PASCAL Open Educdation Week: For information on their week long event offerings and registration, click here.  

Topics include "Open Pedagogy and the Empowerment of STEM Learners" and "Copyright and Course Materials: A Chat with the Experts." 


Kennesaw State University Libraries will host a variety of presentations to advocate for the usage of Open Educational Resources and help advance the Open Education movement. For information on their week long event offerings and registration, click here

Topics include "Share and Share Alike: A Guide to Creative Commons Licenses" and "Open Course Design with Accessibility in Mind." 


‚ÄčOpen Oregon Educational Resources presents "Equity and Open Education Faculty Panel" webinar on March 1, 2021. Register here.


Clemson University

PressBooks Demonstration (Open Publishing). Are you a faculty member seeking to publish an Open Access book or a free (open) textbook? Do you know there is an online self-publishing platform that is simple to use, has a plugin for integrating LaTeX, and produces publications that can be easily exported and distributed as eBooks, high quality PDFs, and in print-on-demand formats? Are you also aware that some faculty are using this platform as a teaching tool, creating textbooks with students using it as a class assignment? Join us for a demonstration of PressBooks, the revolutionary self-publishing platform and how you can get started using it.

 Wednesday, March 3 at 1:00pm

For registration information, click here.


Idaho State University in partnership the Idaho State Board of Education as well as Idaho's other public colleges and universities present Idaho Open Education Week 2021. For information on their week long event offerings and registration, click here

Topics include "Diversity, Equity and Inlcusion in OER" and "Building an Active Learning Environment with OER."


Attend other virtual events from institutions and organizations worldwide. Click here to view the full schedule forOpen Education Week, March 1-5, 2021.

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