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Monday, May 23 • 10:00am - 10:50am
1B: It’s alive! Reviving OER with interactive content to create a living online course

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The 5Rs of OER are not only a framework for licensing, but an opportunity to breathe life into texts that might otherwise be forgotten. The 5Rs also power the generosity that open education advocates and practitioners have been sharing with their peers who are new to online education. The speed at which open textbook creators can now adapt material for new contexts is a valuable skill as the future of higher education constantly shifts, and, coupled with the potential for OER to grow and fill new gaps, OER creators are poised to lead the shift to blended and online learning.

This discussion will feature educators who have incorporated formative and summative assessment into their OER to use the resource as a package for an online course. By using H5P interactive content, importing chapters from other texts, and/or adding a social annotation layer with Hypothesis, participants have revived OER to become the basis for online learning and an efficient way to transfer a previously in-person course to a blended or online classroom. Our participants will share their experiences with creating and incorporating H5P content, speaking about their challenges, their successes, and their surprises.

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Gabrielle Hernandez

Open Education Librarian, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Mick Davis

Associate Professor, Physics, Umpqua Community College
Dr. Lawrence (Mick) Davis is an Associate Professor of Science at Umpqua Community College (UCC) in Roseburg, OR where he teaches General Physical Science, General Physics, General Physics with Calculus, and Water Resource Science.  In his spare time Mick enjoys alpine climbing... Read More →
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Christine Jones

Faculty, Glendale Community College - Glendale, AZ
I have taught in China, Japan, the U.A.E., and the U.S.A.  It is my goal as an English Faculty to remain focused on learning-centered support of students with a commitment to ensuring supported opportunities for student success. You will most often find me teaching English Composition... Read More →
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John McLeod

Account Manager, Pressbooks
I have spent most of my career supporting students, faculty, and staff of higher education institutions. Starting as a student, working the back-to-school rush at the University of Alberta Bookstore, my career in higher ed spans four decades. As the Account Manager at Pressbooks... Read More →

Julie Masura

Associate Teaching Professor, WA

Monday May 23, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am CDT
Virtual https://utexas.zoom.us/j/93914804861