2022 MI OER Virtual Summit!
September 29-30, 2022
This year's theme is "Looking Back, Looking Forward", focusing on how work in open education has been changed and transformed during the past two years and your plans for a re-imagined future.
2022 Keynote Speakers
September 29th Opening Keynote September 30th Closing Keynote
Maha Bali is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is co-founder of virtuallyconnecting.org (a grassroots movement that challenges academic gatekeeping at conferences) and co-facilitator of Equity Unbound (an equity-focused, open, connected intercultural learning curriculum, which has also branched into academic community activities Continuity with Care and Socially Just Academia and a collaboration with OneHE: Community-building Resources. She writes and speaks frequently about social justice, critical pedagogy, and open and online education. She blogs regularly at http://blog.mahabali.me and tweets @bali_maha
Nicole Allen is the Director of Open Education for SPARC. In this role, she leads SPARC’s work to advance openness and equity in education, which includes a robust state and federal policy program, a broad librarian community of practice, and a leadership program for open education professionals. Nicole joined SPARC in 2013 to develop and launch a program on open education. Under her leadership, SPARC’s open education program has been a driving force behind numerous state and federal policy achievements, which include securing $35 million in appropriations for a pilot grant program and establishing an open licensing policy at the Department of Education. Nicole was also instrumental in organizing opposition to the Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger. Since 2020, Nicole has also played a significant role in organizing the Open Education Conference, the open education community’s largest annual event. You can follow her on Twitter @txtbks
Funding for the MI OER Summit is provided in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library of Michigan
2021 MI OER Summit - Recordings Now Available
August 11-12, 2021
Hosted Online in collaboration with MHEC
Keynote, Day1: Angela DeBarger, Transgressing Boundaries with Open Education
Keynote, Day 2: What We Got Right, and Wrong: A 10 Year Retrospective
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