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Current and Upcoming Events
LibreFest - October 15, 2021
This one-day workshop will give participants the opportunity to learn about how to use LibreTexts to create, adapt, or adopt OER for their courses. The goal of this workshop is to train people who want to use online textbooks in their own classes, and to also build a team of collaborative workshop trainers that can continue outreach efforts in the future.
LibreFest is free to attend but registration is required.
2021 Open Education Conference - October 18-22, 2021
"This annual conference brings together more than a thousand open education advocates across the country and world for a wide range of sessions on OER, open pedagogy, and open education initiatives. This year’s virtual program offers 200+ live and pre-recorded sessions, along with networking and social activities." There is a registration fee.
Recent Past Events
WeBWork Workshop (ALPA) - September 22, 2021
Faculty that might be interested in learning more about WeBWork, the open-source online homework system for math and science courses can click here
to register to attend. This link can be shared with any faculty or other colleagues who may be interested in joining Brian Kronenthal and Brooks Emerick of Kutztown University for a WebWork workshop on Wednesday, September 22 from 3:30-4:30pm.
Affordable Learning PA Summit - August 17-19, 2021
"The Affordable Learning Summit is an annual gathering that allows librarians, faculty, and other partners in higher education to collaborate on building a network dedicated to making higher education more accessible and affordable. The theme for this year’s Summit will be Journeys to Affordability."
MI OER Virtual Summit - August 11-12, 2021
This year's theme is "Building Bridges to Open Up Education." FREE
Pressbooks: OER Publishing Platform - August 5, 2021
Affordable Learning PA Virtual Event - 1pm-2pm
"Sarah Simpson, Sales Executive at Pressbooks, will demonstrate how to use the Pressbooks Directory to search and discover content, and showcase how you can contribute to the OER ecosystem without writing a book from scratch. She will speak more broadly about the Pressbooks platform, subscription models, and how Pressbooks can be used on an institutional level to facilitate adoption, creation, and adaption of OER and courseware."
CAL OER Conference - August 4-6, 2021
This event is free and open to everyone.
LibreFest - July 19-23, 2021
This three-day workshop will give participants the opportunity to learn about LibreTexts in time to use it in one or more of their courses this fall. The goal of this workshop is to train people who want to use online textbooks in their own classes, and to also build a team of collaborative workshop trainers that can continue outreach efforts in the future.
OEN Summit - June 14-18, 2021
CCP is an Allied Member of the Open Education Network (OEN) through June 2022.
LibreFest - May 25, 2021
"This one-day FREE workshop will give participants the opportunity to learn about LibreTexts in time to use it in one or more of their courses this fall. The goal of this workshop is to train people who want to use online textbooks in their own classes, and to also build a team of collaborative workshop trainers that can continue outreach efforts in the future."
FL OER Summit (Florida Virtual Campus) - May 13-14, 2021
Building on our previous events and efforts, we are excited to offer the opportunity for Florida stakeholders, of all roles, to come together to work on reducing the cost of textbooks and supplies for our sunshine state students. Faculty, students, librarians, instructional designers, support services, and higher education administrators will not want to miss this year’s event as we explore tools and resources to help them in their OER journey at their home institution. FREE for K-20 public institutions.
Open Education Week: March 1-5, 2021
Eastern PA Regional OER Workshop: March 6, 2020
Creator Fest 2020
Creator Fest 2020
Creator Fest, OpenStax’s annual hack-a-thon style conference, moved online for 2020 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Originally scheduled for March 24-27, 2020, in Houston, Texas.
This year’s theme for Creator Fest — Educate, Cultivate, Advocate. Our online activities allows instructors to expand their practical skills and knowledge of the changing education landscape, and address topics like how to navigate creative sustainability models, choose OER as academic freedom, and understand the anatomy of ed tech products. Educators also have the opportunity to develop the open educational resources they need to foster a successful classroom environment, alongside the OpenStax team.
LibreTexts Fall Workshop - November 4-6, 2020
The primary goal of this FREE workshop was to train people who want to use online textbooks in their own classes but also help their colleagues do so. OER plays an important role in relieving the stress of our forced move to virtual classes, but beyond that OER can be used to build contextualized materials for education that far exceed static print.
Open Education Conference - November 9-13, 2020
Open Education Conference (Virtual)
The Open Education Conference is an annual convening for sharing and learning about open educational resources, open pedagogy, and open education initiatives. #OpenEd20 aims to engage diverse perspectives, facilitate connections that drive effective practice, and inspire participants to strive for a future where education is accessible, affordable, equitable, and inclusive for all.