Innovation – Open Educational Practices for Good

From our colleagues at Lehman College:

The Leonard Lief Library, Office of Online Education, School of Education, and Office of Library Services are pleased to invite you to an in-person event around Open Educational Practices on Thursday, May 9th from 12-2pm. They write: “Join us to discuss trends in open education, as we explore innovative practices that enhance teaching and learning. Lehman colleagues will share ideas, strategies, best practices, and success stories. Whether you’re new to open education or a seasoned practitioner – this event promises valuable insights and networking opportunities.”

International scholar Catherine Cronin will be providing the keynote and Lehman faculty will be speaking about their experiences teaching with OER.

Thursday, May 9, 2024
12:00 – 2:00 PM
Library Periodicals Room – Concourse level

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Catherine Cronin, Co-Editor
Higher Education for Good: Teaching and Learning Futures

Facilitator: Stacy Katz, Open Resources Librarian, Library
Welcome: Jorge Silva-Puras, Interim Provost, Lehman College


Short presentations on how faculty are using Open Educational Practices in their courses

  • Tailisha Gonzalez, Health Equity, Administration, Technology
  • Juan Jesús Payán, Languages and Literature
  • Jennifer Van Allen, Education

Open for Anti-Racism Panel

Sherry Deckman, co-facilitator of the Open for Anti-Racism Workshop, will moderate a panel of past participants on how the workshop has impacted their teaching

  • Moderator: Sherry Deckman, Education
  • Panelists: Cindy Bautista-Thomas, Social Work; Harriet Fayne, Education; Jennifer Jolley, Music; Sara Kotzin, Social Work; Stefanos Milkidis, Earth, Environmental, and Geospatial Sciences; Maria Plochocki, English

RSVP by May 6th

Light Refreshments will be served.

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