The Open Library at eCampusOntario has announced a series of virtual lunch and learns (12–1pm) focused on adopting openly licensed materials in their collection.
WebinarsJanuary 24, Media and Arts Open Education Resources February 16, Tabletop Roleplay as OER February 22, Games and Roleplay March 29, Open and Ouvert April 26, Indigenous Content
Drop-In Sessions (Q&A regarding the Open Library, associated platforms and services, and OER)
Open Education Week runs March 6–10, 2023. The Open Scholarship Committee is planning several events throughout the week to profile OE projects at Waterloo, promote the open community, and highlight support that is available for the creation, adoption, and adaptation of open educational resources. See Open Education Week 2023 for events at Waterloo.
In addition to these events, there are many opportunities to learn more about OER at other Canadian institutions.
Speakers: Kim Cuddington (associate professor, Biology), Debora Andrade-Pereira (PhD candidate, Biology), Eddie Wu (MSc student), and Zitao He (teaching assistant)
Speaker: John W. Johnston (continuing lecturer, Earth and Environmental Sciences)
Speaker: Sandra Lopez Rocha (intercultural learning specialist, Student Success Office)
Intercultural competence (IC) is an area of personal development that informs and influences interactions across formal and informal contexts involving cultural difference. Although there are numerous programs aimed at supporting learners’ engagement with IC components, there is a limited availability of comprehensive programs offered as open access resources.
Speakers: Rebecca MacAlpine (graduate educational developer, CTE), and Svitlana Taraban-Gordon (senior educational developer, CTE)
Speakers: Leslie Wexler (senior educational developer, Indigenous Knowledges and anti-racist pedagogies, CTE), Benjamin Lefebvre (copy editor, CEL)