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Open Education Week is March 4-7, 2024

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In celebration of Open Education Week, the University of Nebraska System’s Information Technology Services and Office of Digital Education, along with campus partners, will host a series of online events for faculty and staff to share and learn about the latest achievements and developments in Open Educational Resources (OER).

Open Education Week Event Schedule

  • Monday, March 4, noon-1:00 p.m.
    Student Panel Discussion
    Students will discuss their experience using OER textbooks and what changes they would like to see. Register to attend on the Bridge app.
  • Tuesday, March 5, noon-1:00 p.m.
    Open Nebraska Course Marking Logo
    Faculty and staff will learn about the new Open Nebraska course marking logo and how it will be used across the campuses. Register to attend on the Bridge app.
  • Wednesday, March 6, noon-1:00 p.m.
    How to Choose OER Resources
    Faculty will learn about finding and selecting high-quality OER resources. Register to attend on the Bridge app.
  • Thursday, March 7, noon-1:00 p.m.
    Faculty Spotlight on OER
    NU Open Education week will conclude with faculty from all four campuses presenting 10-minute sessions on unique and engaging OER for students. Register to attend on the Bridge app.

NU’s Open Education events are part of the Open Nebraska initiative, which aims to amplify the usage of free and reduced cost digital course materials and expand the transparency of participating courses and programs across the NU System. As of the Fall 2023 semester, these efforts have saved students across the NU System over $20 million.

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