Libraries and Open Educational Resources: The Present and the Future
Course: Libraries and Open Educational Resources: The Present and the Future
Course Code: CONUL T&D 2021:01
Date: Thursday 21 January 2021, 14.00-17.00 GMT
Description: The importance of Open Education Resources, (OERS) has being growing in recent years, greatly accelerated by the impact of COVID. The rapid shift to online education from March 2020 onwards has drawn attention to the many gaps in the availability of quality online resources to support teaching.
Through this webinar we explore the evolving landscape around the potential uses of OERS in supporting learning and strategies for promoting them successfully.
Course Objectives: To raise awareness of the development of Open educational Resources, their potential in educational practice and strategies for promoting them.
Session 1: Introduction to OERs and strategies for promoting them successfully.
Catherine Cronin, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
Stacy Katz, Open Resources Librarian-STEM Liaison, City University of New York
Session 2: The practicalities of OERs: some case studies.
Lorna Campbell, OER Service, University of Edinburgh
David Hughes, Digital Systems Librarian, Education and Training Boards Ireland
Barry Ryan: Lecturer in Biotechnology, Technological University Dublin
Yvonne Desmond, Sub Librarian, Digital Services and Research, Technological University Dublin
Session 3: Panel Discussion: OERs: the future and how we get there.
Audience: Library staff in any aspect of library operations. Educators, particularly educational Technologists, Teaching & Learning units, Academics.
Host Library: University College Dublin Library