Open Educational Resources, Open Education, and Online Learning: Revolution, Evolution, or Just One More Fad?
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Open education is being adopted at universities and colleges across the United States, reshaping the impact of and access to higher education. With increased adoption throughout the Texas A&M System, open education can help address important systemic issues, including: reducing educational costs, improving access to a college degree, enhancing student learning outcomes, and supporting instructional reform. This session will introduce you to open education concepts that will equip you to utilize open educational resources within your own institutions. As more educators share open educational resources, greater collaboration and shared knowledge is possible. This shift can increase access to quality educational possibilities, particularly in places that have not historically had these opportunities. Topics covered include: "Why Open matters; "The 5R activities and the Creative Commons licenses; "Finding, adopting, and creating OER "Strategies to advance OER adoption and use on your campus