Open Library Events

Join the Open Library in our virtual events supporting the use, adaptation, adoption, and creation of open educational resources (OER). From January – April 2023, the Open Library is hosting a series of webinars focusing on subject or content specific OER and offering monthly drop-in sessions with the Open Library team to support your journey in Open.

Our webinars will be recorded and the recordings will be available within 7 business days.

January 2023

Media and Arts OER

Tuesday, January 24

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Join us and discover OER beyond books and manuals. We’ll be exploring the ways authors and creators have created OER that embody the principles of art, design, and media. Learn how to adapt and adopt these resources for your own teaching, how to implement design elements into your own pedagogy, and how to find more Media and Arts OER.

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February 2023

Tabletop Roleplay as OER

Thursday, February 16

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Want to integrate open-source Tabletop Role Playing Games (TTRPGs) into your classroom? Join us in a discussion with Kees Schuller on the importance of play in pedagogy and the ways collaborative storytelling can work for your learners.

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Games and Roleplay

Wednesday, February 22

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Join us and discover OER beyond books and manuals. Some OER take gamification and game theory to a whole new level – join us in exploring how certain project teams have created games and role-playing experiences. From role playing games to simulations, you’ll learn to adapt and adopt these resources for your own teaching, how to implement design elements into your own pedagogy, and how to find more Games and Roleplay OER.

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March 2023

Open and Ouvert

Wednesday, March 29

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Join us and discover OER beyond books and manuals. Our collection includes numerous bilingual or fully francophone materials – as part of Francophonie month, we invite you to come join us in exploring OER that speak to the francophone experience, second language learning, and the ways bilingualism impacts Open Pedagogy.

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April 2023

Indigenous Content in Open

Wednesday, April 26

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Join us and discover OER beyond books and manuals. This session will focus on Indigenous resources, experiences, creators, and folx in the Open Library.

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Drop-in Session

OER Reference Sessions

The Open Library is hosting drop-in, bilingual reference sessions with the Open Library team to support you in discovering OER. These sessions are opportunities to get direct and synchronous support on any questions you may have on Open, OER, or any of the Open Library services and platforms.

Drop-in sessions are not recorded.

Upcoming Session

Friday, February 24

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Drop In

All Drop-in Session Dates

Mark your calendars! We are hosting a Friday drop-in session once a month from January to April.

March 31, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

April 28, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Explore the Open Library’s Past Events

Recordings of past events

Find recordings of our past events on our YouTube page.

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