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Statewide Public Institutions Boot Camp

The University of Missouri (UM) System is hosting an Open Education Resources Boot Camp as a continuation of the Open Education Resources Summit that was hosted in March. In response to requests heard at the summit, this conference serves as an opportunity for continued collaboration with others who will be implementing Open Education Resources.

Conference Details

  • In this workshop, Nicole Finkbeiner will draw on her experiences working with over 200+ colleges and universities on their OER initiatives, as well as her marketing background, to guide participants through a process to create or refresh their marketing efforts and strategy around encouraging faculty to adopt OER. Each participant will walk away with a plan to increase OER use at their institution.
  • Date: October 16 – 17, 2018
  • Location: Hampton Inn & Suites, 1225 Fellow’s Place Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201

Registration

To register for the conference, complete our Qualtrics form.

Accommodations

Special rates are available to conference attendees who book a room at the event location, The Statewide Public Institutions OER Boot Camp will take place at the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia. If you will be traveling out of town for the conference and would like to reserve a room, you can make your reservations online with your preferred method of payment.

Featured Speaker

Director of Institutional Relations Nicole Finkbeiner, Openstax, Rice University

Nicole Finkbeiner is the Associate Director of Institutional Relations for Rice University’s free textbook initiative, OpenStax, where she focuses on developing and managing the relationships with faculty adopters and administrators. A graduate of Kellogg Community College, Western Michigan University and Michigan State University, Finkbeiner worked in college relations for community colleges prior to joining OpenStax. When not promoting Open Educational Resources, she fills her time working on civil rights issues, reading, working out and dragging her friends to random cultural events.

 

Conference Schedule

Day 1: October 16

1:00 p.m.

Welcome

Jana Moore

 

Remarks

President Choi

 Getting to Know You (Network)
 

Workshop Begins, Nicole Finkbeiner

  • Identifying where you’re currently at with your OER initiative
  • Building internal support
  • Identifying the most effective leader(s) for your OER initiative
2:40 p.m.Break
3:00 p.m.

Workshop Resumes, Nicole Finkbeiner

  • Direct vs indirect tactics Identifying your goals
 

MOBIUS Update

Grace Atkins

4:45 p.m.

Student Savings Due to OER

Dale Sanders and Sherry Pollard

 

Closing

Jana Moore

5:30 p.m.Reception

Day 2: October 17

8:00 a.m.

Welcome

Jana Moore

 Getting to Know More of You (Network)
 

Workshop Begins, Nicole Finkbeiner

  • Features vs. benefits
  • Active role advocacy
  • Planning an effective year of OER efforts
  • Identifying what’s working and not working to increase OER use at your institution
10:10 a.m.Break
 

Workshop Resumes

  • Developing a plan for this coming year
  • Planning ahead for your OER efforts
 

Closing , Jana Moore

  • Food for the road - Holding each other accountable?
11:45 a.m.Lunch

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding the conference or registration, reach out to the UM System Office of Academic Affairs at umoer@umsystem.edu.


UM Faculty Intensive Symposium

The University of Missouri (UM) System is hosting an Intensive Open Educational Resources (OER) Symposium for all UM faculty. This four-hour event will provide faculty development training for those interested in incorporating open educational resources into their courses. This opportunity was developed for full-time faculty who teach as a part of their workload.

Topics of discussion include: what is OER, how to identify OER, and how to check the quality of OER. The symposium will conclude with an Open Textbook Library review training session. Those that attend this symposium and then complete a textbook review will receive $250.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Hampton Inn & Suites, 1225 Fellow’s Place Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201

Registration

To register for the conference, complete our Qualtrics form.

Agenda

 

Time Topic Presenters
1:00 p.m. Welcome

Jill Wood, Director of Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri - System &

Jana Moore, Project Coordinator for Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri - System

1:15 p.m.What is OER and why is it important?

Nicole Finkbeiner

Director of Institutional Relations, OpenStax, Rice University

2:00 p.m.

Identifying what is (and what isn't) OER

J. Andy Goodman

Associate Provost for Professional Development, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri – St. Louis

2:30 p.m.Break 
2:40 p.m.

Continue identifying what is (and what isn't) OER

J. Andy Goodman
3:00 p.m.

Checking the quality of OER

J. Andy Goodman
4:00 p.m.

Open Network Textbook Review training session

Grace Atkins

Outreach & OER Librarian at the University of Missouri - Columbia

Reviewed 2018-10-12.