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The Festival of Learning 2016 has ended, it took place June 6–9, 2016. This post-secondary education event hosted more than 400 delegates, offering a variety of session formats, learning experiences, unique spaces, as well as social and networking events. Don’t miss the next Festival of Learning 2018 happening May 28-30, 2018.

Tuesday, June 7 • 10:50am - 11:20am
Plant It! Grow It! (10:50 - 11:20) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Open Session Limited to 40 Participants (First-Come, First-In)

Debra will discuss how to plant an OER working group that draws from a broad spectrum of participants from your institution, including defeating inertia, where to begin, and hosting events for librarians and faculty as a means of raising awareness about the new possibilities and benefits of OER.

Jennifer, who successfully uses open textbooks in teaching Physics, will discuss how to subversively agitate from within the College to grow support among faculty in the use of open textbooks Jennifer will also counter some of the common misconception about quality and the pedagogical value of OER.


Presenters 
Debra Flewelling, ‎Emerging Technologies Librarian, Douglas College
Jennifer Kirkey, Instructor of Physics and Astronomy, Douglas College 

Speakers
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Debra Flewelling

Open Education Librarian, Douglas College
Open education at Douglas College.
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Jennifer Kirkey

Douglas College
I have been teaching physics and astronomy for more than 25 years at the community college level. I do outreach to elementary schools. I became an advocate for open textbooks about five years ago.


Tuesday June 7, 2016 10:50am - 11:20am
Firenze Conference Room (Second Floor)

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