Plays:

Supporting Faculty through Change

Use the plays below to identify and deliver resources to support faculty members’ success teaching OER courses.

OER INITIATIVE WEBSITE

Use this play to: Create a website to let your campus community (and the world) know about your OER initiative and the impact you’re making with OER. [...]

ORGANIZE AN OER SUMMIT*

Use this play to: Organize a local, regional, or statewide event as a "summit" for OER veterans and newcomers to learn from each other, share experiences, and [...]

OER OFFICE HOURS

Schedule regular windows when members of your campus community can come to you, ask questions, and get help for teaching with OER. See More Plays [...]

DEVELOP OER POLICY*

Use this play to: Develop a policy framework to support broadening use of OER at your institution. Identify where and how institutional policy can reinforce and sustain [...]

FORGE PARTNERSHIPS*

Use this play to: Develop partnerships with outside entities to increase your capacity, support faculty success with OER, and help you achieve your goals. Note: Asterisk [...]

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS*

Use this play to: Seek out opportunities to share your and your faculty’s accomplishments at conferences and professional gatherings. Note: Asterisk denotes this is a proven, [...]

A SANDBOX OF YOUR OWN*

Use this play to: Set up a “sandbox” course to give faculty members the opportunity to see, explore, and evaluate an OER course in their own discipline [...]

FACULTY PANEL*

Use this play to: Invite a faculty panel to present at a local conference, professional development day, OER event and/or a regional/national conference. Note: Asterisk denotes [...]

FACULTY-FOCUSED PROJECT PLAN

Use this play to: Plan, organize, and track your progress using this project plan designed to guide and support faculty members through a successful OER adoption process. [...]

ENGAGE YOUR LIBRARY

Use this play to: Recognize and develop relationships with librarians as strong allies supporting OER awareness and adoption for your campus community. See More Plays [...]

Questions we’re answering:

  • What obstacles prevent our faculty members from successfully adopting OER?
  • How can we present a clear path forward?
  • How can we best present a range of options to engage faculty, without overwhelming them?
  • What support is needed at each stage?
  • What resources are available to our campus community, and who is best prepared to provide support?

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