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Nominate Your Colleague or Teacher for the Open Educator Award

Oct. 24, 2019

CU Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize CU educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Do you know a CU teacher who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality open educational resources? All...

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Libraries Announce 2019 OER Faculty Participants

July 30, 2019

CU Boulder Libraries are pleased to announce the selected participants for the upcoming Open CU Boulder Course OER Adoption Initiative. The University Libraries' OER Leads will facilitate training and consultation with the twelve educators, who will each integrate open educational resources (OER) in a Spring 2020 undergraduate course and receive...

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Apply For OER Course Adoption Initiative By July 1

June 20, 2019

We are pleased to invite University of Colorado Boulder educators to apply by July 1, 2019, to participate in a Course OER Adoption Initiative . All educators with AY19-20 paid appointments, including instructors/senior instructors, temporary/permanent faculty, and graduate part-time teaching instructors, are invited to apply. Selected participants will adopt an...

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Leah Wasser Receives Open Educator Award

May 6, 2019

Leah Wasser is the recipient of the 2019 CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the CU Student Government and the University Libraries. The award recognizes her openly-licensed Earth Analytics Python course that uses open source tools to educate students on Earth data science. An average of 50,000 unique global visitors...

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OER Training Open To CU Boulder Educators

March 11, 2019

The University Libraries are offering educators affiliated with the university an opportunity to participate in an Open Educational Resources (OER) professional development. This opportunity is sponsored by OpenCU, a project funded by a grant from the Colorado Department of Higher Education and with additional support from the CU Office of...

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Open Education Week: March 4-8, 2019

March 1, 2019

Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and the impact of open educational resources (OER) on teaching and learning worldwide. Faculty, students, and staff from universities and colleges throughout the state are holding events at their...

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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Nov. 6, 2018

CU Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize CU educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Do you have a CU teacher or colleague who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality open educational...

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Open Educational Resources Grant Opportunity

Oct. 10, 2018

The University Libraries OER Leads wish to draw the campus’ attention to a Colorado Open Educational Resources Grant Opportunity. The Colorado OER Council and Colorado Department of Higher Education recently released a request for proposals open until November 14th, 2018. “This grant program was created to: Raise awareness of OER...

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OpenCon Boulder Registration Open

July 27, 2018

Open Access and Open Data are transforming the ways we conduct research and share our work with the world, while Open Educational Resources (OER) are revolutionizing teaching and learning in the classroom. Whether you are familiar with these terms or just hearing them for the first time, we invite you...

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Maggiore Wins Open Educator Award

Feb. 22, 2018

Diana Maggiore has received the first CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the CU Student Government and the University Libraries. This award recognizes Maggiore’s innovative use of the MyOpenMath platform, an open educational resource (OER). She used this OER in her MATH 1005 and MATH 1011 course instruction to reduce...

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