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Learn how Open Educational Resources (OERs), Open Scholarship, and Open Pedagogy benefit faculty, students, and the wider community.

Open Education Week 2022 - March 7-11

Logo image - OEWEEK 2022 - March 7-11 - Organized by Open Education Global -

To celebrate Open Education Week 2022, Affordable Learning Kentucky will be hosting a series of webinars for university faculty, staff, and administrators.


Virtual Lunch & Learns

  • Monday - Copyright and OER
  • Tuesday (for Administrators) - Case Study: U Pike
  • Wednesday - "How to OER" - Introduction to finding, adapting, creating, and teaching with OERs, followed by an opportunity to connect with discipline-specific discussions of OER.
  • Thursday - Faculty/Student Panel - faculty and students from 5 different institutions discuss their experiences teaching and learning with Open Educational Resources

*All sessions tentatively planned for 12pm EST.


OEN "Train the Trainer" 3-hour workshop for librarians, teaching and learning staff, and instructional designers, Date TBD.


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EKU Open Access 2021

Open Access Week 2021 Logo: It Matters How We Open

Are YOU doing #OpenPedagogy or #OpenScholarship? We want to hear about it!

OA Week Events at EKU

Cover image for the textbook The Commons: Tools for Reading, Writing, and RhetoricThe Commons Book Launch

Tuesday, Oct 25th at 12:30 in the FCT&L

Please join EKU Libraries and the Department of English for the official book launch for EKU’s ENG 101 open textbook, The Commons. Dr. Jill Parrott and Dr. Dominic Ashby received a $5,000 Board of Regents Innovation Fund Alternative Textbook Grant to write this book. With an average annual enrollment in ENG 101 of approximately 2,500, this will save EKU's Book Smart program about $200k a year.


TLI: Adopting and Teaching with Open Educational Resources (OER)

Thursday, Oct 27 at 12:30 in the FCT&L and via Zoom - registration link

To learn more about using OER in your class, attend this TLI presentation by Library Faculty Innovator Kelly Smith. You don't have to write an entire book to be able to take advantage of the benefits of OER in your classes. Learn about those benefits and see some example ideas for teaching with OER. 

Open Access Week 2022 - October 24 - 30

Graphic with four troubling images of climate degradation with the words: International Open Access Week: Open for Climate Justice, October 24-30, 2022, #OpenForClimateJustice

Follow #OpenAccessWeek2022 and #EKUOpen on social media to join the conversation.