News

July 13, 2016
ncte“The University System of New Hampshire has become the first in the nation to promote open education in a three-prong effort involving Open Educational Resources, Open Pedagogy, and Open Access.”
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June 22, 2016
ihe“….The four-campus system three weeks ago hosted its annual Academic Technology Institute, where participating faculty members workshopped their plans to teach using OER, redesign courses and pursue new scholarly publishing outlets. The projects vary in scope, Robison said; one faculty member, for example, plans to encourage students to share their course work publicly, while another will rebuild a course from the ground up with input from students.
The system selected 10 projects from each campus — 15 from the University of New Hampshire. Throughout the next academic year, the system will assess how students feel about open education — including their experiences with OER — and decide how best to expand the initiative. SUNY will look at similar measures, using a framework already in use by Open SUNY Textbooks.”
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June 3, 2016
iheKeene State College hosted the 6th annual University System of New Hampshire Academic Technology Institute where the theme was Open Education: Pedagogy & Scholarship in a Connected Environment. Forty-five faculty from across the University System of New Hampshire participated and pledged to design and implement open education project during the next academic year.

While other schools and university systems have made a commitment to Open Educational Resources (aka OER and often in the form of open textbooks), USNH is the only US System to commit to Open Education which includes OER, Open Pedagogy and Open Access. Our project was picked up by Inside Higher Education which is kinda cool!

 

June 1, 2016
usnhUniversity System of New Hampshire throws support behind Open Education Initiative
https://www.usnh.edu/sites/www.usnh.edu
/files/media/news/docs/press/20160601_open_education_intiative.pdf