Friday, 1 March 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM EST

60 Bidwell St, Manchester, CT, 06040, United States

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Friday, 1 March 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM EST

SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium, 60 Bidwell St, Manchester, CT, 06040, United States.

To celebrate Open Education Week (March 4th-8th, 2019),  the CSCU OER Advisory Council is excited to announce the upcoming CSCU OER Summit, a split day event for faculty and student government leaders to learn about the benefits of OER, the basics of Copyright & Creative Commons licensing, and the concepts of Open Pedagogy.


SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium at Manchester Community College


8:30am-9am - Registration

9am-9:05am - Welcome - Dr. Tuesday Cooper, Dean of Academic Affairs, Manchester Community College

9:05-9:15am - Opening Remarks - Dr. Jane Gates, Provost & Senior VP Academic & Student Affairs, CSCU

9:15am-10:00am - Keynote: Why Open Matters - Katherine Lynch, PhD

10:15am-10:30am - CSCU OER Council Update - Jennifer Nohai-Seaman

10:30am-11:00am - Copyright & Creative Commons - Eileen Rhodes

11:00am-11:45am - Open Pedagogy - Katherine Lynch, PhD


**Room Transition**
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12pm-1pm - Lunch - Student Impact Advocacy for OER - Kaitlyn Vitez - Moderator

1pm-1:30pm -  Welcome & CSCU OER Efforts

1:30pm-2pm -  Overview of Student Advocacy & Grant Opportunities– Kaitlyn Vitez

2pm-3pm - Facilitated Breakout Session – Small Group Brainstorming

3pm-3:30pm - Report Out – Advocacy Strategies Developed

Cancellation policy

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


The CSCU OER Advisory Council promotes faculty academic freedom and student success through the use of accessible, affordable, and openly license course materials. The council membership consists of volunteers from each of the 17 CSCU campuses with various roles represented, including faculty and staff. (

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