Learning Pathways

If you are an instructor at UAF and would like to learn more about open education resources or open education practice, please consider the following learning pathways.

Other Learning Opportunities

OER 101 – This is a self-paced, unfacilitated introductory course created by Open UAS, a program of Egan Library and The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT).

Creative Commons Certification for Educators – an excellent in-depth course about CC licences, open education practice, open education resources, copyright and lots more.

iTeachU Teaching Resources – Topics include open education & resources, copyright & fair use, equitable teaching practice and more.

UAF eCampus Instructional Designers are always excited to talk and brainstorm all things open education. Join us for a 1:1 Virtual Open Lab session or other faculty development opportunity.

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CC & OER Training Arena

A self-paced short course on OER and Creative Commons – for Education Superheros.

OER Innovation Quest All Faculty

OER Innovation Quest

This a challenge will benefit your teaching practice, your students, and your bottom line. Join other OER Heros in an effort to vanquish high-cost textbooks and materials in your course.  Engage with OER experts on campus to make your courses more affordable for your students without anxiety over copyright and IP rights trouble.

Deadline for application October 1, 2021.

OER: Open Educational Resource. One way to help students graduate successfully is to make suree their education remains affordable despite rising tuition and housing costs. Finding or creating free, open educational resources for students can be a game changer.

Introduction to OERs: Practices & Trends at UAF

This short recording is from the April 2021 Faculty Accelerator presentation on OER, current data, open education trends and what’s new at UAF.

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Open @ UAF Quick Starts

  • About OER – What are Open Education Resources exactly?
  • Finding OER – Where to start when looking for OER?
  • Sharing OER – What are best practices for sharing OER?