OER Community of Practice

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The Open Educational Resources Community of Practice (OER CoP) is a forum for academic and professional staff from across the University to collaborate, learn, and share advice in the use, advocacy, and creation of OERs.

In 2024, the OER CoP is hosting a monthly series of webinars on a variety of topics relevant to open educational practice. Register to attend a webinar by exploring the program below.

Join the OER CoP

While the 2024 OER CoP webinars are open for all University of Adelaide staff and students to attend, you can also join the OER CoP as a member! Benefits of membership include:

  • Automatic calendar invites to future OER CoP webinars.
  • Access to a collaborative Teams channel.
  • A monthly newsletter of OER news from around the world.
  • Invitations to social networking events.

Email the Teaching Excellence team and ask them to add you to the list of OER CoP members.

Webinar series

  • Next webinar

    Diving into Open Waters: Introducing Open Educational Resources

    Join the Open Educational Resources Community of Practice (OER Cop) during international Open Education Week (4-8 March) to launch our new webinar series.

    In this first session of 2024, you will learn all about the discovery, adoption, and creation of free and open access learning materials.

    Learn how open educational resources help make education more equitable by providing free and flexible access to learners and teachers alike, and hear how you can adopt open resources to enhance your own teaching.

    You will also hear about opportunities and grants for publishing your own open access textbooks, including the support that's available to University of Adelaide staff through the Australian and New Zealand OER Collective initiative.

    When: Tuesday 5 March 2024, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
    Where: Online (Zoom)

    Register now

  • Upcoming webinars

    Details Session Register

    5 March 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Diving into Open Waters: Introducing Open Educational Resources

    You will learn all about the discovery, adoption, and creation of free and open access learning materials. You will also learn about opportunities and grants for publishing your own open access textbooks.

    Register now

    4 April 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Empowering Innovative Pedagogy & Student Partnership with Open Educational Resources

    Coming soon

    7 May 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Inclusive by Design: Accessible OERs with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coming soon

    6 June 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Navigating the Open Landscape: Discovery & Quality Assurance of OERs Coming soon

    2 July 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Breaking Down Barriers: Collaborating Across Disciplines and Institutions to Create OERs Coming soon

    8 August 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Visions of a Cost-Free Curriculum Coming soon

    3 September 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Opening Minds: Advocating for OERs Coming soon

    3 October 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Open Ecosystems: Open Education, Open Access, Open Source, and Open Culture Movements Coming soon

     5 November 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Exploring Open Frontiers: Artificial Intelligence and OERs Coming soon

    5 December 2024, 12:30 pm

    Online (Zoom)

    Reflections of 2024 and Visions for 2025 Coming soon
  • Previous webinars