Friday, February 28 2020, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM [EST]

One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, CT, 06118, United States


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Event Information

Friday, February 28 2020, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

The CT OER Coordinating Council is excited to announce the upcoming CTOER Summit, a one-day event for curricular leaders, department chairs, and program directors to explore the benefits of OER, engage with OER providers, and learn about a new state OER grant program.


Goodwin University, One Riverside Dr, East Hartford, CT (campus map)

Main Auditorium


8:30am-9am - Registration

9:00am-9:15am - Welcome - Tim Larson, Executive Director of Connecticut's Office of Higher Education & Danielle Wilken, Provost of Goodwin University

9:15am-10:00am - Keynote: Mark McBride, State University of New York, Senior Library Strategist

10:00am-10:15am - Break

10:15am-11:00am - Student Panel

11:00am-11:15am - Break

11:15am-12:00pm - Department Chair Panel

**Lunch - 12:00pm-1:00pm**

  • Option 1: Discipline-Specific Table Discussions
  • Option 2: OER 101 Presentation
  • Option 3: Advanced OER Discussion

1pm-2:30pm -  OER Exploration & Networking

An opportunity to engage with various OER providers.

  • LibreTexts
  • Lumen Learning
  • OER Commons
  • OpenStax
  • Reebus Community / Pressbooks

2:30pm-3:00pm - Reconvening & Closing Remarks

Cancellation policy

If you are not able to attend, please cancel your reservation at least 48 hours in advance of the event.

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About the Organizer

The Connecticut Open Educational Resources Coordinating Council was created by Connecticut Public Act 19-117 Section 147 to establish and promote a grant program to support faculty exploration and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) for discipline areas where high quality, openly licensed, low or no cost course materials exist.