OER Showcase: Finding, Using and Creating Open Educational Resources for your Teaching and Learning
11:30AM to 12:30PM
Participants will be introduced to a variety of sources and collections that exist for OER, including McMaster’s own OER By Discipline Guide.
Diverse and Expansive Ways of Knowing
10:30AM to 12:00PM
October 28th, 2021 10:30am-12:00pm Knowledge comes in many forms beyond traditional academic texts and exercises. We must recognize that critical knowledge and creativity stems from each student and instructor’s unique identity, background and perspective, and respect diverse and expansive ways of knowing. Join us for an engaging reflection and discussion on the ways in which we can foster diverse…
OER Lightning Round: Teaching in the Open at McMaster
1:30PM to 2:30PM
Interested in how your colleagues are planning to incorporate open education into their teaching? Hear from the 2021-2022 OER Grantees as they share short presentations on their awarded projects.
Play Bingo! Learn about OER! Win prizes!
10:30AM to 11:15AM
This is a fast and fun activity where you can play Bingo and learn some facts about OER. Three prizes to be won!
Improving the Usability of your Avenue Course
2:30PM to 4:00PM
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn and apply techniques to improve the usability of your Avenue course.
FHS Inclusive Teaching Community of Practice: Inclusive Case-Based Learning
9:30AM to 11:00AM
The CoP also aims to create a series of recommended, actionable items to share with the Faculty of Health Sciences to improve policies and increase supports for inclusive teaching within the Faculty.
Creating Accessible Web Content in Avenue
10:00AM to 11:30AM
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) are the ISO-recognized criteria for creating accessible web content referenced in the AODA information and communications standard. In this workshop, we will review the guidelines relevant to the materials you teach with and discuss how to apply them to create more accessible course content.