March 3, 2023, 12-1 pm MT Edmonton
Title: Increasing Equity with Open Educational Practices
Description: What does it mean to design courses for equity in higher education? Phoebe Daurio and Veronica Vold from Open Oregon Educational Resources provide an overview of open educational practices and invite you to explore how they increase equity at the course and program level.
Veronica Vold (she/her) is the Open Education Instructional Designer for Open Oregon Educational Resources, a program of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission in Oregon. In this role, she provides equity-minded instructional design services to OER grant teams and campus partners from Oregon’s 24 public colleges and universities. In addition, Veronica facilitates a statewide community of practice for instructional design colleagues interested in open education. Veronica is energized by daily consultations with colleagues and working groups on OER and open pedagogy. In the 2022-23 academic year, she is building openly licensed assets to support open pedagogy and accessibility workflows across the state and coordinates a speaker series on designing for justice.
Phoebe Daurio (she/her) is the Open Education Grant Project Manager for Open Oregon Educational Resources, a program of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission in Oregon. Her expertise includes teaching communication skills, facilitating student engagement, and managing projects. Phoebe loves learning, planning, analyzing, and thinking about systems. Her primary role at Open Oregon Educational Resources is to manage the federal grant awarded by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) in the U.S. Department of Education. This project supports the development of openly-licensed, targeted pathway materials with an equity lens for Human Development Family Studies, Sociology, and Criminal Justice courses.
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