2020 OER Summit

From Oct 5-9, 2020, the 2020 CSCU OER Summit was held virtually for faculty to learn how to implement OER, discipline-specific case studies, and the concepts of Open Pedagogy, as well as engage with OER partners. Below are videos and presentations from the event.


Title Author/Moderator Files
Event Kickoff - Student Perspectives on OER Moderator: Cailyn Nagle, US PIRG; Panelists: James Angelopoulos, Central Connecticut State University; Hailey Moran, Naugatuck Valley Community College; Maya Vanderber, Eastern Connecticut State University Coming Soon!
OER Partner Spotlight: Lumen Learning Brandon Iafrate, Lumen Learning Links
Course Catalog
Search & Evaluation Strategies for OER Sharon Clapp, Joy Hansen, Jillian Maynard, Central Connecticut State University Presentation
Adopting “No Cost to Students” Course Materials in World Civilization Surveys Sarah Cieglo, Manchester Community College
Creative Commons Licensing & Attribution Eileen Rhodes, Capital Community College Presentation
Political Science & OER: Promoting Access & Equity Howell Williams with Bakhtawar Izzat, Western Connecticut State University Presentation
OER Partner Spotlight: OpenStax Anthony Palmiotto, Rice University Handouts
OpenStax Fact Sheet
OpenStax FAQs
Evaluating & Creating Accessible OER Aura Lippincott, Elisabeth Morel, Western Connecticut State University Presentation
The Endless Possibilities of Open Educational Resources, a Pedagogical Journey Nicolas Simon with Shaheera Khan, Tara Nguyen, Jean Rienzo, and Maya Vanderberg, Eastern Connecticut State University Video
OER in the Life Sciences: Active Learning for all Students Tara Jo Holmberg, Northwestern Connecticut Community College Video
OER From Start to Finish and Start Again Robyn-Jay Bage, Naugatuck Valley Community College; Jason Snyder, Central Connecticut State University Presentation - Robyn-Jay Bage
Presentation - Jason Snyder
OER Partner Spotlight: LibreText Delmar Larsen, Josh Halpern, LibreText
The Advantage of Using OER in Advanced Biology Courses Mark Jackson, Central Connecticut State University Video
OERs and Art History Colleen Darnell, Naugatuck Valley Community College
Introduction to Open Pedagogy: Student Contribution to Public Knowledge Kevin Corcoran, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Presentation
Expanding the Com-Text: Moving from Traditional to OER Materials in the Communication Discipline MaryAnn Murtha, Western Connecticut State University; Brion van Over, Manchester Community College Video
OER Partner Spotlight: Pressbooks Hugh McGuire, Sarah Fennessey, Pressbooks Company Overview
Keeping Students Engaged without Breaking the Bank Kedan He, Eastern Connecticut State University Presentation
Using Open Educational Resources in Math Courses Kim Ward, Eastern Connecticut State University Presentation
Closing Keynote: Intersection of OER & Equity Moderator: G. Duncan Harris, Capital Community College; Panelists: Robin Avant, Housatonic Community College, Sharale Mathis, Middlesex Community College, Josiah Ricardo, Capital Community College Video Presentation
OER Partner Spotlight: OER Commons Mindy Boland, ISKME
#TextbookBroke: How to Build a Program for Free and Open Textbooks Cailyn Nagle, US PIRG