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Visiting Speaker - Dr. Verena Roberts

February 11 & 12, 2020

Speaker HeadshotDr. Verena Roberts is a passionate online and blended K-12 educator, instructional designer consultant who completed her EdD in Learning Sciences with a focus on K-12 Open Educational Practices. She is a 2018-2019 OER Research fellow and 2018 Global Open Graduate Network (#GO-GN) member. Verena has taught and designed online/blended courses and consulted about curriculum and technology integration from pre-K to Higher Education in Canada and the United States.

 

Remote Access

These events will be live-streamed via Zoom. Barring unforeseen technological difficulties, all sessions will be recorded for later viewing. For access information or to be notified when recorded sessions are available for viewing, please register to attend below.

 

Events

Please click on the names of the events below to see session times and register.

  • Lunch & Learn

    Lunch & Learn: Open Educational Resources
    Tuesday February 11, 12p - 1:30p
    UAA/APU Consortium Library 214

    Open discussion about OER, what it is, the value of OER for students and faculty, and how to troubleshoot faculty issues in adoption. Catered lunch (for in-person participants) generously sponsored by Academic Innovations & eLearning!

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  • Session: Expanding Learning Beyond Course Walls By Integrating Open Educational Practices (OEP)

    Session: Expanding Learning Beyond Course Walls By Integrating Open Educational Practices (OEP)
    Tuesday February 11, 2p - 3p
    UAA/APU Consortium Library 214

    Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the open learning design intervention (OLDI) framework as a guide to evaluate the extent to which open educational practices (OEP) expand learning opportunities and enhance learner engagement, how the OLDI was collaboratively designed, and learn how to integrate open educational practices into personal learning contexts.

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  • Community Keynote: Expanding Student-Centered Learning Opportunities Through Open Educational Practices (OEP) To Support All Learners

    Community Keynote: Expanding Student-Centered Learning Opportunities Through Open Educational Practices (OEP) To Support All Learners
    Tuesday February 11, 7:30p - 8:30p
    UAA Beatrice McDonald Hall 116

    This keynote aims to emphasize how student-centered learning and open educational practices can expand learning opportunities for all learners, especially those from rural and culturally diverse communities who may have previously felt confused when designing their learning pathway in university contexts.

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  • Workshop: Co-Designing Learning Pathways: How Open Educational Practices (OEP) Support Collaborative OER Creation in Higher Education Contexts

    Workshop: Co-Designing Learning Pathways: How Open Educational Practices (OEP) Support Collaborative OER Creation in Higher Education Contexts
    Wednesday February 12, 10a - 11a
    UAA/APU Consortium Library 214

    This workshop will focus on the co-designing learning process as a result of using open educational practices. Dr Verena Roberts will share the course design process, the resources as well as current student perspectives. This workshop is for those instructors familiar with OER and are looking to expand upon how to integrate open educational practices into their course learning design.

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Contact Information

If you have questions about these events, please contact:

Dr. Veronica Howard
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
vjhoward@alaska.edu
907-786-6128