Looking for help finding, remixing and incorporating OERs or library resources into your course? ALX partners have collaborated to produce a series of learning opportunities to help you discover benefits, opportunities and strategies to begin the process. Browse our topics below, and watch the recorded sessions to learn more.
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With Instructional Designers Megan Fogel and Jason Connelly
Learn more about using video in your OER content—from finding existing videos to creating your own—all through a lens of accessibility. The presenters discuss video sources and tools and share ways to make your video content accessible for all users.
Demystifying Open Education
Refresh your knowledge of copyright basics and deepen your understanding as Allison Devito of Copyright Services walks you through common copyright myths. When do you need permission to use content? Can ideas be protected by copyright? Find answers to these and more!
What, Why and How to Begin
Join ALX grant winner Jasmine Roberts for a compelling presentation about the open resources landscape. She'll walk you through the advantages of open resources, how to find existing quality resources and how she completed her project with ALX.
With Mary Sterenberg and Mike Shiflet
Mary Sterenberg discusses her experience working with the ALX team to develop her digital book, and how that book improved learning outcomes and student involvement in the course. Mike Shiflet will share the distinct advantages of using the Pressbooks platform to develop instructional texts.
Using Open Content
With Maria Scheid
Copyright Services presents about copyright law and its impact on the way we define and use open content. This webinar will provide an overview of the basics of U.S. Copyright Law, an introduction to Creative Commons licenses, and best practices for identifying, adopting, and creating open and affordable materials for teaching and learning.
With Amanda Folk and Chris Manion
Learn about the 5 Rs of openness and how they can be used to support and develop open pedagogical practices, particularly in student/faculty interaction in the classroom and in conversations with students about the value of information. See examples of open pedagogy in action at Ohio State and learn about resources that can help you get started incorporating these practices into your own teaching.
Making the case for affordability and excellence at Ohio State
Who are ALX, what are our goals, and what can you expect from us in the future? Start here for an overview on each topic in the Discovery Series, plus hear directly from a panel of students who explain why it matters to them.
COPYRIGHT AND CC
With Maria Scheid from Copyright Resources Center
Learn about open licenses, the types of works that may be protected by copyright, and the exclusive rights provided to copyright owners. Learn ways to legally use copyrighted content, and considerations for licensing your own work with Creative Commons.
With Stephanie Rohdieck from UCAT
Learn how to identify open educational resources (OER) content for your courses. Develop strategies to effectively incorporate these resources and improve the learning experience for your students.
With Ashley Miller and Tom Evans from ODEE
Learn about the open educational resources landscape, including where to find, evaluate, remix and reuse high-quality resources for your course. See publishing tools and strategies for going digital.
Harness the power of University Libraries to reduce student costs
Learn how to reduce student costs by incorporating library services and resources in your courses. Hear the benefits of working alongside a subject matter librarian to help identify content that aligns with student learning outcomes.