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Libraries Launch Authoring Platform, Publish First OER

by Michelle Reed Jun 22 2018 - 4:07pm
Book cover for Creating Online Learning Experiences

Like many organizations supporting the use of open educational resources (OER) in higher education, UTA Libraries recently invested in PressbooksEDU to assist faculty and staff interested in creating or modifying OER. This week, we published the first OER in our catalog under the Mavs Open Press imprint.

“I am really excited to have our open book published with UTA,” said Dr. Matt Crosslin, lead author of Creating Online Learning Experiences: A Brief Guide to Online Courses, from Small and Private to Massive and Open. “Michelle and her team at the library have been incredibly...

Pioneer of Open Education Presents at UTA

by Michelle Reed Jun 21 2017 - 7:16pm
David Wiley presents at UTA Libraries

Yesterday UTA Libraries in partnership with the LINK Research Lab welcomed Dr. David Wiley, a pioneer of open education, to campus for a public presentation held in the Central Library.

The event kicked off with an announcement about the UTA CARES grant program, sponsored by the Libraries, which recently awarded its first round of grants in support of projects that further open education at UTA. In 2017, the Libraries awarded four grants to Dr. Sharareh Kermanshachi (Civil Engineering), Bret Lathwell (Sociology), Dr. Mohan Pant (Curriculum and Instruction), and Alicia Soueid (Modern...