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Open Education Resources Summit Hosted by LCC
Open Education Resources Summit Hosted by LCC

Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit
Friday, September 18, 2015 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Lansing Community College Downtown Campus

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching and learning resources issued with open licenses (usually Creative Commons) that allow users to legally use, revise, remix, and redistribute the content. OERs increase access and remove barriers to education. In addition to the cost savings to students, OERs are a great vehicle for faculty to refocus and reinvigorate their teaching.

Lansing Community College (LCC) is committed to student success, textbook affordability, and faculty engagement. The OER Summit hosted by the LCC Academic Senate in partnership with Michigan Colleges Online (MCO) is the first of its kind in Michigan, bringing together prominent national speakers, experts, and advocates of open education. Attendees will learn about the growing OER movement, how OER initiatives have been implemented at community colleges across the country, and how to drive adoption of OERs. An afternoon workshop moderated by experts will guide attendees in finding resources they need relevant to their courses.

Michigan Colleges Online

The OER Summit is open to all LCC staff and students. Attendees from other Michigan colleges and universities are also welcome. Please email ravanip@lcc.edu for registration information.

Agenda

PROPOSED OER SUMMIT AGENDA

Morning Session:

Dart Auditorium

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Registration and Refreshments

9:00 – 9:15 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dr. Richard Prystowsky, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, LCC

9:15 – 9:45 AM

"OER and Solving the Textbook Cost Crisis" by Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)

9:45 - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 – 11:00 AM

"Tools and Techniques for High Impact OER Adoption" by Dr. David Wiley, Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Lumen Learning

11:00 – 11:30 AM

"Free Textbooks and Resources: Access on Day One for You and Your Students" by Nicole Finkbeiner, Associate Director, Institutional Relations, OpenStax, Rice University

Afternoon Session:

Gannon Building Commons

11:30 – 12:15 PM

Lunch

12:15 – 12:30 PM

MCO OER Repository Project, Ronda Edwards, Executive Director, Michigan Colleges Online (MCO)

12:30 – 2:00 PM

Community College Panel

Moderated by Una Daly, Director, Curriculum Design & College Outreach, Open Education Consortium and Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)

Speakers

  1. Dr. William Preston Davis, Director of Instructional Services, Northern Virginia Community College
  2. Dr. Lisa Young, Faculty Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Scottsdale Community College
  3. Quill West, Open Education Project Manager, Pierce College
  4. Tina Ulrich, Director of Library Services, Northwestern Michigan College

LCC Faculty

  1. Jeff Janowick, Professor of History, Lansing Community College
  2. Kari Richards, Adjunct Professor of German, Lansing Community College

2:00 – 3:30 PM

Nuts and Bolts Workshop (Gannon Building Commons) Facilitated by Dr. Lisa Young, Dr. William Preston, Quill West, Una Daly

Facilitators will provide an overview of Creative Commons licenses including searching OER repositories. This workshop will allow participants to share ideas on quality content, effective teaching practices, and institutional needs in order to move OER from a great idea to implementation.

3:30 – 3:45 PM

Break

3:45 – 4:15 PM

How Do We Move Forward? (Readiness Assessment)

Facilitated by: James Luke, Professor of Economics, Lansing Community College; and Una Daly, Director, Curriculum Design & College Outreach, Open Education Consortium and Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)

4:15 – 4:30 PM

Closing Remarks by Dr. Richard Prystowsky, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, LCC

Speakers

Confirmed Speakers

  1. Dr. David Wiley, Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer Lumen Learning
  2. Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
  3. Una Daly, Director, Curriculum Design & College Outreach, Open Education Consortium and Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)
  4. Nicole Finkbeiner, Associate Director, Institutional Relations, OpenStax, Rice University

Panel of Community College Experts

  1. Dr. William Preston Davis, Director of Instructional Services, Northern Virginia Community College
  2. Dr. Lisa Young, Faculty Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Scottsdale Community College
  3. Quill West, Open Education Project Manager, Pierce College
  4. Tina Ulrich, Director of Library Services, Northwestern Michigan College
  5. Jeff Janowick, Professor of History, Lansing Community College
  6. Kari Richards, Adjunct Professor of German, Lansing Community College

Richard J. Prystowsky, Ph.D.
Office of the Provost
Administration Bldg, Room 301
Phone: (517) 483-1725
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