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.



Introduction to OERs: Practices & Trends at UAF

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.April 1, 2021 – 1:00-2:00pm
Join the discussion about what it means to be “open” whether it’s open courses or open educational resources. 
Find additional opportunities at the UAF Faculty Accelerator – supporting faculty growth and adaptation.

OER Training Arena & Innovation Quest

OER Innovation Quest All Faculty

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.

We are currently running this opportunity at UAF during the spring of 2021 and the deadline has passed.  Stay tuned for an asynchronous open to the public version!


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?

Other Opportunities for Learning