Past Events

MI OER Mini-Conference: Gather, Network, Learn

October 6, 2023 at Wayne State University

The MI OER Network convened on October 6, 2023 at Wayne State University to connect preK-12, and higher education educators to learn more about OER. This one day in-person mini-conference brought together OER advocates, users, and policy makers to dive into timely topics, network, and learn from one another. Topics such as AI, course markings, and other current, notable projects taking place in Michigan were discussed.

2022 MI OER Virtual Summit- Recordings available

Held online September 29-30, 2022 in collaboration with MHEC

Keynote Day 1: Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC.

Keynote Day 2: Dr. Maha Bali, Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at The American University in Cairo (AUC).

Thank you to all who attended this year's summit, themed  "Looking Back, Looking Forward". The program focused on how work in open education has been changed and transformed during the past two years and your plans for a re-imagined future. 

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

Agenda, Recordings, and Related Content (login required):

For direct access to the recordings, visit the MI OER Network YouTube channel. Subscribe for updates when videos are posted.

From 2017-2019, the MI OER Summit was organized by the Michigan Colleges Online OER Steering Committee, based on events held in 2015 and 2016 at Lansing Community College.

2019 MI OER Summit

October 18, 2019

Hosted by Delta College

Keynote: Jess Mitchell, Inclusive Design: Breaking Down Barriers to Access

2019 Summit agenda

2018 MCO OER Summit

September 21, 2018

Hosted by St. Clair County Community College

Keynote: Dr. Chris Gilliard, Interrogating Access: Privacy, Equity, & Open Education

2018 Summit agenda

2017 MCO OER Summit

September 22, 2017

Hosted by Kellogg Community College 

Keynote: Dr. Robin DeRosa, Harnessing the Power of OPEN: How Open Education Can Transform Our Assignments, Courses, & Colleges

2017 Summit agenda

Funding for past MI OER Summit events has been provided in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library of Michigan