From March 7 to March 11, 2016 universities, colleges, schools and organizations around the world will be celebrating Open Education Week:
“Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.”
Many events have been scheduled locally and globally to promote the ideas of Open Education. The following free Canadian online events may be of interest:
- An Introduction to Creative Commons, Open Educational Resources & Open Policies
March 7 @ 2-3 pm MST
- Open Education in Western Canada – Fanning the Flame in the Alberta Post-secondary Landscape
March 8 @ 2:30pm MST
- Alberta OER: Beyond Textbooks
March 9 @ 11:30 am-12:00 pm MST
- Engaging Students in Open Education
March 10 @ 2:30-4:00 pm MST
- Open Education Week
Schedule of online events taking place globally.
View the Open Education Fact Sheet (PDF) from the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) for more information about Open Education, including Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Open Access (OA).
View the RDC Library Open Guide to find open education tools and resources.