Exploring Open Educational Resources: Faculty Perspectives and Best Practices

September 28, 2023
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

About this event

Open educational resources are free, openly licensed educational materials that can revolutionize the teaching and learning experience.

As academia continues to evolve, faculty are embracing OER as a solution to textbook affordability, customization of content and fostering a more inclusive classroom environment. In this interactive panel discussion, you'll have the opportunity to engage with faculty who have adopted OERs in their courses. They will share their experiences, challenges and successes, offering a unique insight into how OER can enhance student engagement and promote equitable access to learning resources. The panelists will represent various disciplines, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of the benefits and implications of OER across diverse academic contexts.

Panelists include:

  • Melody Dale, associate professor, education and business librarian
  • Sarah Radencic Lalk, assistant teaching professor, Department of Geoscience
  • Bryan Jones, associate professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Lauren Priddy, associate professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Moderator: Stephen Cunetto, associate dean for community relations and strategic initiatives


John Grisham Room, Mitchell Memorial Library
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MSU Libraries
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Stephen Cunetto
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