Posted March 25, 2017
Celebrate Open Education Week with Affordable Learning Georgia
Open Education Week, a celebration to raise awareness of free and open resources for education, is March 27-31, 2017. Affordable Learning Georgia, a University System of Georgia initiative, is celebrating is focusing on OER awareness and education during Open Education Week 2017. ALG will host a series of free instructional web events on open educational resources and our programs.
Introduction to Accessible OER: Monday, March 27, 12:00pm
Katie Bridges, Instructional Designer at Georgia Highlands College, will take you through the easiest ways to make your created open educational resources accessible to all learners.
Introduction to Open Licensing: Wednesday, March 29, 12:00pm
Denise Dimsdale, Education Librarian and ALG Library Coordinator for Georgia State University, will introduce you to how open licenses work and why they are important for sharing your educational resources.
Introduction to Affordable Learning Georgia: Thursday, March 30, 11:00am
Interested in applying for a Textbook Transformation Grant? How does ALG work together with eCore? What is Affordable Learning Georgia, anyway? Jeff Gallant, Program Manager for Affordable Learning Georgia, will introduce you to ALG’s programs, answer any questions you have about the initiative, and provide advice on getting started in making your course’s resources more affordable.
Many events are taking place during Open Education Week across the globe. These events are listed in the Open Education Week Schedule of Online Events.
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