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Open Education Week is March 6-10, 2022

posted by Donna Stewart on 2023-03-05T16:26:00-05:00 in Open Access | 0 Comments

It's Open Education WeekWe're saving you a fortune

Open Education week is an annual international celebration of the power of open education to improve student learning, faculty flexibility, and access to education.  To learn about events happening all around the globe, visit the OEWeek website, organized by Open Education Global. They offer free presentations on various open education subjects, including:

  • Getting Started with OER
  • Intro to Copyright and Open Licensing
  • Unlocking Climate Science
  • Student Perspectives
  • AI and the Creation of Open Knowledge
  • LibreTexts
  • Multi-Institutional Collaborations
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and OER
  • Engaging Students in OER Projects
  • Advanced H5P
  • Open Access Resources for Research

Affordability @ CSU:  We’ve saved CSU students over $1 million in textbook costs!  

The Michael Schwartz Library, together with our CSU faculty and many other campus stakeholders, including the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Center for eLearning, have worked hard to make learning more affordable for students, and our efforts have paid off - literally!  

We have been offering Textbook Affordability Grants for faculty each semester since 2016. The goal of the grant program is to support adoption of openly-licensed course materials in order to save students money and encourage student-centered pedagogy. These grants have saved CSU students at least $1 million in course material costs.  

We've saved CSU students over one million dollarsFaculty:  Are you using Open Educational Resources or other free or library-licensed content in your class?
Have you taken other steps to reduce costs for students? We want to know about it! Let us know by filling out this quick form.

More information on the Affordable Learning @ CSU initiative can be found at Thanks to all of our affordability advocates across campus, and happy Open Education Week! 



OhioLink OER Course Redesign Grants


OhioLINK is offering another round of OER Course Redesign Grants. Submit your call for proposal by March 10th. The curriculum borrows from CSU’s Textbook Affordability Summer Symposium. Selected participants will receive $650 to receive a review of their syllabus with an OER-specialist librarian and will attend an asynchronous workshop on teaching with open resources. The workshop runs from April 10th - May 5th.  Submit your proposal by March 13th.


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