Sarah led the Davidson College OER Initiative and collaborated with faculty interested in creating and adopting open educational resources. She also collaboratively executed a grant to educate faculty about OER across the Carolinas. As the panel moderator, she will provide background information on OERs and discuss their associated strengths and weaknesses.
University of Colorado Boulder
Merinda is a Health & Human Sciences Librarian and was previously also Open Educational Resources Librarian at Colorado State University. Her presentation will focus on educational and collaborative OER-related outreach to faculty, instructors, and other campus colleagues.
Lansing Community College
Regina is the OER Projects Manager at LCC and led their OER Initiative from the ground up. In her presentation, she will provide background information on the initiative, offer strategies for administrative and faculty outreach, and describe opportunities for partnerships within and outside the institution.
North Carolina A & T State University
Nina is the Head of Researcher and Grant Support Services and educates faculty on a variety of OER topics, including dissemination requirements of sci-tech education grants. Her presentation will focus on OER outreach, staffing, and partnerships at an R2 HBCU land grant university.