Track Session Type

Evaluation: Research in OER, Evaluation student engagement, OER Impact and Programmatic Assessment

Presentation Type

Presentation

OER Level of Expertise

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Audience

Faculty, Librarian, instructional designer, Administrator, Staff

Session Abstract

In this session, the presenter will discuss the limitations of existing notions of equity that frame OER use and propose a broadened framework. This broadened framework derives from the presenter's dissertation that examined faculty use of OER in relation to the content and teaching affordances made possible by open licensing.

Objectives of the Session

1. Critically examine why we use or encourage others to use OER

2. Envision a broadened notion of equity with respect to OER use

Full Description of the Session

In this session, the presenter will discuss the limitations of existing notions of equity that frame OER use and propose a broadened framework. This broadened framework derives from the presenter's dissertation that examined faculty use of OER in relation to the content and teaching affordances made possible by open licensing.

Special Zoom Requests

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Presenter Bios

Dr. Nancy O'Neill is the Associate Director of the Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation at the University System of Maryland. She coordinates the System’s teaching and learning center directors and supports Kirwan Center initiatives that directly engage faculty and academic leaders, including efforts to scale and sustain open educational resources. Prior to being at USM, she served as the Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching, and Technology at the University of Baltimore from 2012 to 2016, and before that, spent a decade at the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) as a senior staff member working on national curriculum and assessment projects. She recently earned her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation examined faculty use of OER with respect to the content and teaching affordances theoretically made possible by virtue of open licensing.

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Start Date

26-5-2022 12:00 PM

End Date

26-5-2022 12:30 PM

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May 26th, 12:00 PM May 26th, 12:30 PM

Enlarging our Notion of Equity in the Use of Open Educational Resources

In this session, the presenter will discuss the limitations of existing notions of equity that frame OER use and propose a broadened framework. This broadened framework derives from the presenter's dissertation that examined faculty use of OER in relation to the content and teaching affordances made possible by open licensing.