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OER Continuing Education

CARLI OER Continuing Education

Past CARLI OER Programs

All CARLI programs are online/virtual. Registration is required.

NEW!! CARLI Open Education Week Information! March 4-8, 2024.

  • Recording available soon! Key Findings and Student Reflections from the "Illinois Course Materials Survey: Student Perspective. CARLI staff will be joined by a student panel reflecting on these results.

Get to Know the New, Upcoming Illinois SCOERs Open Educational Resources 

A series of programs highlighting the upcoming publications of Illinois SCOERs Round Two and Three awardees. The Illinois SCOERs awards are made possible because of a generous grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) and the United States Department of Education's Open Textbook Pilot Program.

OER Community Chats - Will Resume in Fall 2024

Discussion Points & Notes Available 2023-2024 Community Chats

Open Pedagogy Workshop

  • Not currently scheduled. When offered, the CARLI OER Committee invites members to share with their teaching faculty this opportunity to learn more about Open Pedagogy. When you use open pedagogy in your classroom, you are inviting students to be part of the teaching process, participating in the co-creation of knowledge. In this online workshop, you will learn the definition and context of Open Pedagogy, view innovative examples being applied in a variety of subjects and formats, and work with other attendees to create an assignment that you can use in your own class. 

OER Course: Understanding and Promoting Open Educational Resources

OER Faculty Workshop: Supporting Academic Success: Open Educational Resources and Equitable Course Materials

  • Not currently scheduled.

Illinois Secretary of State/Illinois State Library OER Grant Program

CARLI offers OER Grants Office Hours to answer questions about the Illinois SCOERs and the Illinois State Library OER Grant programs. These are every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., central time. All can be found on the CARLI calendar. No registration is required.

Illinois SCOERs

CARLI and the Illinois Support for the Creation of Open Educational Resources (SCOERs) team are pleased to announce a series of workshops related to the creation of OER. These workshops are designed to build expertise in our member libraries in the areas of Instructional Design, Accessibility, Copyright and Creative Commons, and 3D Printing. This training series is made possible through generous funding from FIPSE and the U.S. Department of Education.

These workshops are open to all CARLI Members and their faculty and staff. Recordings are available from the Illinois SCOERs Workshop page.

  • Illinois SCOERs: Print Your First 3D Object - Last held: September 5, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Introduction to Instructional Design Concepts - Last held: September 7, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Instructional Design and Open Educational Resources - Last held September 14, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Creating H5P Interactions - Last held September 21, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: What is Accessibility and Why is it Important? - Last held September 21, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Incorporating Accessibility into your OER Project - Last held September 28, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Review of 3D Printing So Far - Last held September 26, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Copyright Basics and Creative Commons Licensing - Last held November 23, 2023
  • Illinois SCOERs: Permissions and Fair Use - Last held December 5, 2023

OER Programs Offered by Other Organizations

This is not a comprehensive list. Programs may charge a fee.

Open Education Conference (Hybrid)

  • October 8-10, 2024 - The theme of the 2024 Open Education Conference is “It’s About Time.”  The in-person location is Providence, Rhode Island (USA). Earlybird virtual registration fee is $75. Earlybird in-person registration fee is $450. Registration is not yet available.

SUNY OER Summit 2024 (Virtual)

  • October 16-17, 2024 - This free virtual event dedicated to sharing best practices and insights in the field of Open Educational Resources and Open Pedagogy. This summit aims to bring together practitioners from SUNY and beyond to explore innovative approaches, successful case studies, and emerging trends in OER. We welcome proposals from both SUNY and non-SUNY educators, researchers, students, administrators, librarians, and other stakeholders involved in OER. Call for proposals is available. Proposals due July 31, 2024. Registration is not yet available.