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Open Educational Resources (OER): Open Education Week 2019

Open Educational Resources (OER) are any type of educational material that are freely available for teachers and students to use, adapt, share, and reuse.

GCC Open Education Week Poster

CSCU OER Summit 2019

Interviews

ACRL-IS Instructional Technologies Committee -  Interview with Nicole Finkbeiner

In honor of Open Ed Week, the committee 'll also be releasing a series of interviews with OER advocates. The first is with Nicole Finkbeiner of OpenStax talking about the open textbook movement.


Open Education Week - Lillian Maisfehlt, Librarian, at  the library Information Table


At Student Empowerment Expo, Jian Yang, Librarian, talking with a student about open textbooks.

During Open Education Week (March 4 - 8, 2019) and Gateway Student Empowerment Expo, (March 20th), Gateway Library conducted a student survey of open textbooks. Based on the questions, 94 students answered the question about paying for their textbooks for Spring 2019; 90 students shared their textbook preference; 75 students showed their awareness of how to search Nolo or open textbooks.

GCC Student Open Textbook Survey (n=94)

GCC Student Open Textbook Survey (n=90)

GCC Student Open Textbook Survey (n=75)

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