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MLC 372

Getting students to work together can be challenging. Blogs can be used to create interactive spaces where your students can create their own content, work together, and do peer review. In this workshop, we will discuss blogging as a way to facilitate student collaboration and group work, and show examples of how UGA faculty are using blogs in their courses. Details

Event Type: Pedagogy & Practice Workshops

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CTL North Instructional Plaza

The UGA Center for Teaching and Learning has a partnership with Rice University’s free textbook initiative, OpenStax College. Several UGA faculty are using the books, come see why! This session will cover how using free textbooks contribute to student success, the positive impact of Open Educational Resources on academic freedom, the OpenStax College development model, how you and your students access and use the free books, and more. They have free textbooks available in Physics, Sociology, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Statistics, Math, Economics, Chemistry, US History, and Psychology. They are developing additional books in math and sciences. Details

Event Type: Open Education Resources, Pedagogy & Practice Workshops

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CTL North Instructional Plaza

Come join us for lunch and discussion with Rice University’s OpenStax College. This will be a time to informally share information about your projects and ask OpenStax College leaders any questions you have regarding their free textbooks. OpenStax College will also share information on future projects as well. Details

Event Type: Open Education Resources, Pedagogy & Practice Workshops

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CTL North Instructional Plaza

Rice University’s free textbook initiative, OpenStax College, has institutional partnerships with a wide variety of colleges and universities across the U.S. that have resulted in significant increases in use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in college courses, which studies have shown increases student success. In this session, they will present examples of various institutional models to encourage the use of OER and measurements of success for each. They will also demonstrate how to create a dedicated OER initiative that will result in measurable success. Details

Event Type: Open Education Resources, Pedagogy & Practice Workshops