IUP Libraries Hosts Open Education K-12 Conference, October 21

Posted on 10/13/2020 12:14:16 AM

On Wednesday, October 21, IUP Libraries will host an Open Education K-12 Conference in honor of Open Access Week. Open Access Week celebrates the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need. All IUP students, faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend.

The conference will be held via Zoom, and IUP Libraries invites you to register for any or all of the sessions. Please join us for an exciting day as we explore the benefits of OER for K-12 Teaching and Learning:

  • Collaboration and partnerships
  • Knowledge sharing and access
  • Cost savings and efficiency
  • Quality curricular improvements
  • Independence and personalization

Agenda

10:00 to 10:15 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, Discover Tamarind Tree School

  • Kelly Heider, Professor/Education Librarian
  • Sara Parme, Assistant Professor/Scholarly Communications Librarian
  • Register 

10:15 to 10:45 a.m.

Screening and Breakout Room Discussion of Free Like Air (Episode 1)

10:45 to 11:15a.m.

Screening and Breakout Room Discussion of Free Like Air (Episode 2)

11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Screening and Breakout Room Discussion of Free Like Air (Episode 3)

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion: “What Is the Value of OER for K-12 Teaching and Learning?” featuring IUP’s OER champion

1:15 to 1:30 p.m.

Break

1:30 to 2:00 p.m.

“OER K-12 Resources,” presented by Kelly Heider

2:00 to 2:30 p.m.

“Creative Commons Licenses,” presented by Sara Parme

2:30 to 3:00 p.m.

“OER Contest/Publishing Opportunity,” presented by Kelly Heider and Sara Parme