Our October 2020 newsletter is now available. Click here for information about a new OER project, updates on the Open Texas 2021 conference, and much more!
Don't miss the fifth FREE webinar in our series Hot Topics in Texas Digital Higher Education, coming up on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 2:00PM CDT. For more details and for registration information, you can access our webinar flyer here.
In 2014 I retired from teaching, but even at that time, I recall hearing about Open Educational Resources and wondering what they were and why I should pay attention to them. I remember thinking at the time that free teaching resources couldn’t possibly be as good as the paid, published textbooks that were much more … Continue reading Texas Learn OER: A Newbie’s Introduction to Open Educational Resources
Ursula Pike, Associate Director of the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas (DigiTex), has been selected as a fellow in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, an intensive professional development program to empower academic professionals with the knowledge, skills, and community connections to lead successful open education initiatives that benefit students. The two-semester program blends … Continue reading DigiTex’s Associate Director Selected as SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow
You are invited to submit a proposal to present at the inaugural Open Texas conference, taking place virtually on March 11-12, 2021. View the Open Texas 2021 Call for Proposals The program committee is especially interested in presentations that address one or more of the following topics: Adoption and creation of OER, including successful training … Continue reading Open Texas CFP: Proposals Due October 23