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Registration Open for Next IACRL Journal Club Meeting (Topic OERs and MOOCs), 12:00-1:00 PM on Thursday, June 25

(via Michelle Nielsen Ott, IACRL President)

Join IACRL for our next Journal Club discussion on Thursday, June 25, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM, via Zoom. Everyone is invited to attend.

We will be discussing “Environmental Scan and Assessment of OERs, MOOCs, and Libraries: What Effectiveness and Sustainability Means for Libraries’ Impact on Open Education”, by Carmen Kazakoff-Lane.

Specifically, we will  discuss:

  • Introductory section (OER portion): pg. 1-6
  • ‘What Are the Challenges Facing Each Movement’ (OER portion): pg. 11-16
  • ‘Libraries and Open Education’ (OER portion): pg. 23-30
  • ‘Conclusion: Libraries and the Path Forward’: pg 40-41

This publication is available here. Thank you to our discussion leader, Daniel Matthews.

To register, go here. Please direct any questions to IACRL President Michelle Nielsen Ott, at mnielsenott@methodistcol.edu.

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