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Nicole Finkbeiner, Rice University

Location

SRC 2000

Event Website

https://www.codlrc.org/OERSummit

Presentation Type

Presentation

Start Date

30-11-2018 11:45 AM

End Date

30-11-2018 12:15 PM

Description

Nicole discussed what Rice University has learned about creating OER that impacts over 2.2 million students per year and how to create an effective institutional initiative that increases OER use by an average of 150% per year while still protecting academic freedom.

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Ms. Nicole Finkbeiner, Rice University.


Nicole is the Director of Institutional Relations for Rice University’s free textbook initiative, OpenStax, where she founded and runs the nationally-recognized Institutional Partner Program. She also coaches colleges and universities to effectively encourage faculty adoptions of Open Educational Resources (OER) to promote student success and faculty academic freedom. A graduate of Kellogg Community College, Western Michigan University, and Michigan State University, she worked in college relations for community colleges prior to joining OpenStax. When not promoting OER, Nicole fills her time working on civil rights issues, traveling, reading, staying healthy, and dragging her friends and family to random cultural events

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Scaling OER for Impact

SRC 2000

Nicole discussed what Rice University has learned about creating OER that impacts over 2.2 million students per year and how to create an effective institutional initiative that increases OER use by an average of 150% per year while still protecting academic freedom.

https://dc.cod.edu/ilccoer/2018/Schedule/3