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Open Educational Resources and Open Textbooks: Open Education Week 2020

Adopting and Creating Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Education Week provides an opportunity for the UW Libraries to raise awareness and showcase the impact of open education on teaching and learning at the UW and worldwide. 

Join us for these events, open to all UW faculty, staff and students:

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, March 4th 9:30-11:00am, Introduction to UW Libraries Pressbooks Workshop

Online

Interested in creating, adapting or remixing a digital book? UW Libraries Pressbooks allows you to create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money. In this hands-on overview, you will learn how Pressbooks is used by educators and how to apply an open license to your work. RSVP required.

 

Wednesday, March 4th 3:00-4:30pm, Authoring Open Textbooks and OER: UW Perspectives

Suzzallo-Allen Libraries Petersen Room

Learn about the process of authoring open textbooks, involving students in the creation of openly licensed course materials, and how OER can impact teaching and learning at UW in this panel session sponsored by the UW Libraries, UW Center for Teaching & Learning, and UW Learning Technologies.  Panelists include:

 

 

Thursday, March 5th 11:00am- 12:30pm, UW Libraries Pressbooks - Advanced Workshop

Online

Go beyond the basics in this Advanced Workshop, which will cover tools like Hypothesis and H5P, which can be used for adding interactivity in your UW Libraries Pressbooks book. We'll also cover how to clone existing openly licensed books, best practices for attribution, and accessibility. UW Libraries Pressbooks allows you to create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money. RSVP required.