Open for Student Success: A Georgia State University Library Symposium

March 8, 2024 . 9:30am-4:30pm . WebEx



In celebration of Open Education Week 2024, this free online event will offer attendees an opportunity to learn from professionals working with Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education. OER are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or are under copyright that have been released under an open license. This practice of sharing makes OER powerful tools for supporting educational affordability, access, representation, and student graduation rates.  The symposium will take place via WebEx on Friday, March 8 from 9:30am to 4:30pm and is open to all college-aged individuals who may be interested.

Prior registration is required.

When: March 8, 2024 9:30am-4:30pm
Where: Online via WebEx
Cost: Free!

What are Open Educational Resources?

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are useful resources that are free to access openly online ​AND ALSO may be free to​
  • ​Retain – make and keep a copy​
  • Revise – modify as desired​
  • Remix – combine with other material (existing or original)​
  • Reuse – use any version publicly​
  • Redistribute – share copies with others​

​While following the rules of the resource’s license

Why OER?

OER Recommendations by UNESCO

About Open Education Week

An annual celebration, Open Education Week (OE Week) is an opportunity for actively sharing and learning about the latest achievements in Open Education worldwide.

Open Education Week was launched in 2012 by Open Education Global as a collaborative, community-built open forum. Every year OE Week raises awareness and highlights innovative open education successes worldwide. OE Week provides practitioners, educators, and students with an opportunity to build a greater understanding of open educational practices and be inspired by the wonderful work being developed by the community around the world.

On Open Education

Questions? Comments?

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Event Organizers

Stephanie Burnham
Denise George
Charlene Martoni
Jason Puckett