Implementing Open Educational Practices: Athens Technical College

In fall 2022, the Open Education Network (OEN) selected 15 teams to participate in the initial cohort of the Certificate in Open Educational Practices (OEP). Now in the home stretch, the 2022-23 teams are implementing their action plans at higher education institutions throughout the U.S. We’re catching up with a few for a glimpse of their resourcefulness and key takeaways.

Posted on 03/29/23

Creating an Open Textbook: The Science of Sleep

Sheryl Shook's first openly licensed textbook features chapters she researched and wrote on sleep wellness, circadian rhythm, dreams, sleep disorders, and more. For each topic, she would start by thinking, what do I want my students to learn? What do I want my students to be able to do when they’re done with this class?”

Posted on 02/27/23

OEN Welcomes University of Sheffield as First UK Member

The Open Education Network (OEN) is pleased to welcome the University of Sheffield, a leading research institution, as our first community member based in the United Kingdom. 

Posted on 01/27/23

OEN Launches Publishing Cooperative Advisory Group

The Open Education Network’s (OEN) Publishing Cooperative Advisory Group is a new standing group with a visionary, strategic and action-oriented purpose. Launching in January 2023, the group will be responsible for maintaining and facilitating a community-driven Publishing Cooperative that reflects the OEN’s Guiding Principles.

Posted on 01/10/23

November Office Hours: Reflections on Community

This is year five of Office Hours and our final 59th session.  ...we thought we would reflect, not just only on the Office Hours experience that we’ve shared together many of us once a month for the last few years, but also on the open education community more broadly. Where we were five years ago as a community, and even in our own sort of individual professional lives and careers, where we think we might be five years from now and so on.

Posted on 11/29/22

Office Hours: Five Years of Open Conversation

Office Hours has been a monthly opportunity for the open education community to discuss open publishing and related topics since 2017. After five years, the 59th and final Office Hours session co-hosted by the Open Education Network (OEN) and Rebus Community was held in November 2022.

Posted on 11/21/22

Congratulations to the 2022 Certificate in OER Librarianship Cohort

The Open Education Network (OEN) acknowledges and celebrates the librarians who completed the 2022 Certificate in OER Librarianship.

Posted on 10/14/22

September Office Hours: Trauma-Informed Pedagogy in Open Education

Today, we are fortunate to be joined by three guests, and all of you, to talk about trauma-informed pedagogy in open education. As usual, we will hear briefly from our three guests, around five minutes each. And then once they’ve finished introducing their perspective and views on the topic we will look to all of you to have this conversation with us together.

Posted on 10/10/22

Amanda Larson Selected as Open Education Network Faculty Fellow

The Open Education Network (OEN) congratulates Amanda Larson, Affordable Learning Instructional Consultant at The Ohio State University, recently selected for the OEN 2022-2023 Faculty Fellowship.

Posted on 09/29/22

New in 2022: OEN Summit Watch Parties

Summit Watch Parties are designed to enable guests to gather and participate in groups as they feel comfortable. The OEN launched this on-site/virtual hybrid as an option for members who miss the in-person interaction and personal connections sparked by Summits past. 

Posted on 09/26/22

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