Open Educational Resources: Best Practices for Library Instruction

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Learn how (and why) to find, identify, and adapt open educational resources (OERs) for use in online guides, tutorials, and instruction sessions. We’ll discuss the benefits of OERs for learners, how to talk about OERs with your faculty in course planning, and some studies of how OERs affect teaching and learning.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the session, participants should be able to:

Explain the benefits of using OERs in online learning
Locate and identify OERs for educational use
Advocate for the use of OERs in course planning

Instructor: Jason Puckett

Jason Puckett is Online Learning Librarian and Associate Professor at Georgia State University Library in Atlanta, Georgia. Puckett has an MLIS from Florida State University and is the author of the ACRL books Modern Pathfinders: Creating Better Research Guides and Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers & Educators.

Academic library: 4 year and graduate; Academic library: 2 year
This webinar is presented in Eastern time.