OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference
October 11 – 13, 2017  ::  Anaheim, CA

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Thursday, October 12 • 11:00am - 11:25am
Table 18 - Connect OER

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The movement for OER in Canada and the United States has been accelerating, with numerous institutions launching initiatives to support the creation, adoption, adaptation and awareness of OER. While there are a number of successful efforts to organize networks, communities, and consortia, many activities also happen organically without visibility outside their institution.

Recognizing the need to better track and share information about the efforts institutions have taken to advance OER, SPARC developed Connect OER. This presentation will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn more about the project as well as key findings from our first Annual Connect OER Report.

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Nicole Allen

Director of Open Education, SPARC
Hi! I'm Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC. I've devoted my career to advocating for open education to benefit students — starting back when I was an undergraduate student myself frustrated with expensive textbooks in the information-rich world we live in. My ex... Read More →
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Brady Yano

Assistant Director of Open Education, SPARC
Come chat with me about Connect OER, OpenCon, the OER Digest, libraries and student engagement!

Thursday October 12, 2017 11:00am - 11:25am
Royal Ballroom

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