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Open Education Conference 2016 in Richmond, VA

The 13th Annual Open Education Conference will be hosted at the Richmond Convention Center on November 2-4, 2016.

Learn about open initiatives across the globe. Open VA Advisory Committee will be presenting “Open Education in Virginia’s Higher Education Instituions: An Environmental Scan” on Thursday, November 3rd at 2:15 pm.

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The State of OER

The State of OER

Open VA launches its first webinar on April 15th from 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. to highlight the open educational resource (OER) material faculty are creating and/or teaching around the state. This webinar will feature Dr. Greg Hartman from Virginia Military Institute on his authorship of APEX Calculus, which is CC-licensed, Dr. Jane Robertson from Virginia Tech who teaches with an open statistics platform, and Dr. Ioulia Rytikova from George Mason University who teaches Information Systems Technology (IST) with OER material.  Each faculty member will give a 15 minute presentation on their experience in creating a course with OER, their experience teaching it, and student feedback. There will be a short question and answer session afterwards.  The information to log into the webinar is below:

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Meeting Number: 641 193 930
Meeting Password: 1OERwebinar

Join by phone

1-877-668-4493 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)
1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Access code: 641 193 930