In January 2019, SCALE will host a series of webinars on affordable learning topics and opportunities. The webinars are appropriate for both librarians and instructors. All webinars will be recorded and posted on the SCALE website for later viewing. The webinars are free and open to all faculty and staff at PASCAL member institutions but registration is required. Please register using the links provided below:
January 24, 2019 | 2 pm
Copyright & Creative Commons for Course Materials
Intended Audience: Librarians & Faculty
You are likely aware that open educational resources (OER) are free of cost, but did you know that many are also free of most copyright restrictions? Join us as we discuss the use of both copyrighted and openly licensed course materials. We'll cover copyright, licensing, fair use, Creative Commons, and how it all applies to how you use and create teaching resources.
January 30, 2019 | 11 am
This one hour webinar, exclusively for faculty at PASCAL member institutions, will provide an overview of the 3D Human Anatomy & Physiology resource and available faculty resources. In this training session you will learn more about:
Registration is required. The webinar will be recorded for later viewing.
Date: January 15, 2019
Presenters: Amie Freeman & Tucky Taylor, University of South Carolina
Are you on board to make your courses more affordable but don’t know where to start? Join us to explore ways to search, discover and evaluate open educational resources (OER). Intended Audience: Librarians & Faculty
Date:January 10, 2019
Presenters:Wendy Moore, Francis Marion University & Sarah Spigner, Converse College
This webinar will provide information on affordable learning concepts and Open Educational Resources (OER), provide an overview of the South Carolina Affordable Learning (SCALE) initiative and statewide faculty outreach programs, and will provide strategies for campus outreach and how PASCAL institutions can take advantage of SCALE’s programs to raise awareness with faculty. Intended Audience: Librarians & Faculty
Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Presenter: Nicole Finkbeiner, Director of Institutional Relations at OpenStax at Rice University
Description: Nicole Finkbeiner will utilize her experience working with colleges and universities across the country to outline the key components of a successful OER initiative. She’ll cover key metrics, real-world examples of successful strategies, and suggestions on how to adapt an OER initiative to your specific budget and campus culture.