Starting this fall, one-on-one OER Office hours will be available on a biweekly basis on Fridays in McWherter Library 226 from 2 - 4 PM. You can discuss anything OER related you desire, such as
Faculty can walk in during office hours or schedule a time online. Appointments will receive priority over walk-ins and have the choice between meeting in-person or through Microsoft Teams.
Departments, programs, offices, and any other campus unit can request group OER trainings. OER trainings can be offered as presentations on specific topics, hands-on workshops where faculty can work on OER with librarian, or both. All trainings can be offered in-person, on Zoom, and on Microsoft Teams. Presentations can be recorded and shared publicly or privately.
Recent publicly-available recordings of group trainings. All recorded trainings that are made public will be kept on the University Libraries' Vimeo account.
Overview of OER covering basic terminology, textbook affordability issues, how OER benefits students, benefits and barriers to faculty adoption of OER, how to find and incorporate OER, and future OER endeavors at the University of Memphis. Presented to the University Libraries in person and online on August 18, 2021. Presentation by Dr. Meredith Boulden and Carl Hess.