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Open Educational Resources (OER): Open Education Week 2020

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

Stop by our table at Fairway on the 2nd floor

  • Filling out an OER Survey
  • Chat with the library staff
  • Have fun with open textbooks
  • Search more OER materials online


Open Ed Week Kickoff: Getting Started with OER Webinar

Time & Date: 1-2pm, March 2, 2020 
Location: GCC Library S217

(Join the session   Call-in number: 669 900 6833   Participant PIN: 864 069 382)

What is Open Education Week? Founded in 2013 by the Open Education Global (previously Open Education Consortium), the goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness and showcase impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open Education Week has become one of the most foremost global events recognizing high achievement and excellence in open education.

The week-long event spotlights amazing work from over a dozen categories including live, face-to-face events, webinars, projects, and resources.  The Best-of-the-Best participate in Open Education Week. ‚Äč

GCC Open Education Week 2020

 Martha Lipowski, Director of Library Services, talking with a Gateway student about OER

GCC Open Education Week 2020

Conor Perreault, Librarian, answering a student's question about NoLo Textbooks

GCC Open Education Week 2020

Todd Hampton and Jian Yang, Librarians, working with a student regarding the open textbooks

GCC Open Education Week 2020

Miguel García, Librarian, working with the students and the questions related to OER Student Survey

GCC Open Education Week 2020

Samantha Cuatzo, a Gateway student, is the winner of $20 gift card for Open Education Week event, with Martha Lipowski, Director of Library Services (left) and Jian Yang , Librarian, Open Ed Week Coordinator (right).

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