OER: A Field Guide for Academic Librarians
Andrew Wesolek, Anne Langley, & Jonathan Lashley, eds.
Paperback, 459 pages, 6" x 9"
ISBN 978-1-945398-79-7 (pbk)
ISBN 978-1-945398-00-1 (epub)
ISBN 978-1-945398-01-8 (PDF)
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- Andrew Wesolek, Anne Langley, & Jonathan Lashley, Introduction
- Section 1: The Case for OER
- Brady Yano & Carla Myers, Stakes and Stakeholders: Open Educational Resources—Framing the Issues
- John Hilton III, What Does the Research Say About OER?
- Section 2: The Pedagogical Implications of OER
- Jean Amaral, From Textbook Affordability to Transformative Pedagogy: Growing an OER Community
- Michelle Reed, Creating Learning Opportunities in Open Education: An Exploration of the Intersections of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication
- Michelle Reed & Ciara Turner, Experiential Learning and Open Education: Partnering with Students to Evaluate OER Accessibility
- Anita Walz, Course Material Decisions and Factors: Unpacking the Opaque Box
- Rajiv S. Jhangiani & Arthur G. Green, An Open Athenaeum: Creating an Institutional Home for Open Pedagogy
- Section 3: OER Advocacy, Partnerships, Sustainability, and Student Engagement
- Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Matt Ruen, Sarah Beaubien, & Jeremy Smith, Open Partnerships: Identifying and Recruiting Allies for Open Educational Resources Initiatives
- Lillian Rigling & William Cross, Getting to Know You: How We Turned Community Knowledge into Open Advocacy
- DeeAnn Ivie & Carolyn Ellis, Advancing Access for First-Generation College Students: OER Advocacy at UT San Antonio
- Alesha Baker, PhD & Cinthya Ippoliti, Student-Driven OER: Championing the Student Voice in Campus-Wide Efforts
- Kirsten N. Dean, From Conversation to Cultural Change: Strategies for Connecting with Students and Faculty to Promote OER Adoption
- Michael LaMagna, Making the Connections: The Role of Professional Development in Advocating for OER
- Emily Frank & Teri Gallaway, Advocacy in OER: A Statewide Strategy for Building a Sustainable Library Effort
- Sarah Hare, Andrea Wright, Christy Allen, Geneen E. Clinkscales, & Julie Reed, Interinstitutional Collaborations to Forge Intracampus Connections: A Case Study from the Duke Endowment Libraries
- Section 4: Library-Supported Adoption and Creation Programs
- Jeremy Smith, Seeking Alternatives to High-Cost Textbooks: Six Years of The Open Education Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
- Jen Waller & Cody Taylor, & Stacy Zemke, From Start-Up to Adolescence: University of Oklahoma’s OER Efforts
- Heather M. Ross, Shannon Lucky, & David Francis, A Grassroots Approach to OER Adoption: The University of Saskatchewan Experience
- Jonathan Miller, Bringing OER to the Liberal Arts: An Innovative Grant Program
- Chelle Batchelor, Transforming Publishing with a Little Help From Our Friends: Supporting an Open Textbook Pilot Project with Friends of the Libraries Grant Funding
- Nicole Allen, Closing Reflections
- About the Authors
Introduction and compilation © 2018 by Andrew Wesolek, Jonathan Lashley, & Anne Langley
Chapters © 2018 by Christy Allen, Nicole Allen, Jean Amaral, Alesha Baker, Chelle Batchelor, Sarah Beaubien, Geneen E. Clinkscales, William Cross, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Kirsten N. Dean, Carolyn Ellis, David Francis, Emily Frank, Teri Gallaway, Arthur G. Green, Sarah Hare, John Hilton III, Cinthya Ippoliti, DeeAnn Ivie, Rajiv S. Jhangiani, Michael LaMagna, Anne Langley, Johnathan Lashley, Shannon Lucky, Jonathan Miller, Carla Myers, Julie Reed, Michelle Reed, Lillian Rigling, Heather M. Ross, Matthew Ruen, Jeremy Smith, Cody Taylor, Jen Waller, Anita Walz, Andrew Wesolek, Andrewa Wright, Brady Yano, Stacy Zemke This book is distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and publisher are credited.
Jonathan Lashley serves as Senior Instructional Technologist at Boise State University, where he also teaches for the first-year writing program. He is a PhD candidate in Learning Sciences at Clemson University and his dissertation research focuses on the role that instructor values and training play in decisions about open textbook adoption. Named one of the first OER Research Fellows for the Open Education Group, Jonathan was recently awarded a Designing with OER Fellowship for his work as an instructional designer.
Anne Langley is the Dean, University of Connecticut Library. Throughout her career she has held a variety of library positions at Penn State University, Princeton, Duke, NC State University, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She holds a master’s degree in library science from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Georgia State University. She has worked on a variety of open access and scholarly communication projects, including serving in leadership roles for the Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions and is an avid supporter of all things open.