What are Open Educational Resources (OER) and what role do they play in building equity into the educational landscape? OER goes beyond cost savings and provides customizable content which can reflect historically marginalized voices and viewpoints. This presentation will provide a foundation on what OER are, how they are used, and their importance in equity in education, especially in 2 year community colleges. Practical resources and tips for incorporating diverse content will also be discussed.
University of Technology Sydney is pleased to invite Dr. Cable Green, Director of Open Knowledge at Creative Commons to speak on the crucial role of Creative Commons licences in promoting open access to knowledge.
A leading expert on open licensing and the Creative Commons movement, Cable will share his thoughts on the impact of Creative Commons on:
Learning and teaching communities and the opportunities it provides for collaboration, sharing and innovation.
Solving the world’s most pressing problems including climate change and biodiversity preservation.
The problem of increasing textbook costs and their impact on students, and how open educational resources can help.
A brief video with comments on open education by Cable Green, Interim CEO & Director of Open Education at Creative Commons.
This video discusses the potential of open education to democratize education.