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Open Education At The Boston Library Consortium, Charlotte Roh Jun 2015

Open Education At The Boston Library Consortium, Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

This presentation was a lightning talk for the annual Boston Library Consortium (BLC) Networking Day. It discusses the Open Education Initiative (OEI) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and open education movement around the country, including student involvement and assessment outcomes.


The Open Education Initiative At Umass Amherst: Seeking Alternatives To High-Cost Textbooks, Charlotte Roh Mar 2015

The Open Education Initiative At Umass Amherst: Seeking Alternatives To High-Cost Textbooks, Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

As part of Open Education Week, this presentation was part of a panel of practical examples of open education in action. It includes an overview of the Open Education Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as some of the expected and unexpected consequences. Open Ed Forum: Opening Minds, Sharing Knowledge


Copyright, Fair Use, Creative Commons Licensing, Charlotte Roh Mar 2015

Copyright, Fair Use, Creative Commons Licensing, Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

These are slides from a workshop on copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons licensing for the Open Ed Forum at UMass Boston. It is an introducton to these concepts for the higher education environment.


Open Education Initiative: University Of Massachusetts Amherst, Marilyn Billings, Charlotte Roh Nov 2014

Open Education Initiative: University Of Massachusetts Amherst, Marilyn Billings, Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

Poster for the Open Education Conference 2014 in Washington, DC. The Open Education Initiative (OEI) began in 2011 as a response to the high cost of textbooks and the burden of student debt as barriers to education and learning. The OEI faculty incentive program provides small grants to faculty for: - the creation of new teaching materials, - the use of library subscription materials, - or the use of existing open (free) information resources to support our students’ learning. It is widely considered a successful program that builds on existing infrastructure and is scalable across big and small institutions. As of Spring 2014 ...


Open Education Initiative At Umass Amherst, Charlotte Roh Apr 2014

Open Education Initiative At Umass Amherst, Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

Presentation on the Open Education Initiative at UMass Amherst for the Massachusetts Library System event Bending Boundaries: Libraries as Publishers


Open Education Initiative, Charlotte Roh Jan 2014

Open Education Initiative, Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

Open Education Initiative Spring 2014 Presentation for the information session on April 4, 2014