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Educating our Next Generation of Scientists: Open Educational Practices, Open Science and Social Jus
Educating our Next Generation of Scientists: Open Educational Practices, Open Science and Social Justice Learning Community
Please join a 6-session Learning Community series led by Dr. Karen Cangialosi in which participants will engage in discussions, short readings and mini-workshops to explore basic tools for OEP. This learning community is designed for project and organizational leaders who are working with instructors who develop and/or implement STEM curriculum as well as policy makers and funders who want to learn more about the connections between open science and open education.
The learning community will meet on Wednesday mornings 8:00 - 9:30 AM (Eastern) from April 7 - May 12.
Readings, activities, and tools:
Week 1: The open ecosystem: exploring key elements of OER, OEP, open pedagogy and open science
- Pre-Reading: Open Education, Open Questions by Catherine Cronin
- Pre-assignment and tools practice:
Go to https://web.hypothes.is/ Create a hypothes.is account and join the STEM Open Practices annotation group. Hypothes.is works easiest on google chrome. Make sure that you read the ‘get started’ section and download the chrome extension. You can watch this 4 min youtube tutorial that Karen made (for her courses) if you like. The only difference in what she says in this video, is that we are going to annotate in our private, STEM Open Practices group, not the public group.
Annotate the Cronin reading (try to make at least one new annotation, and one reply to someone else, for practice).
Week 2: Diving deeper into open licenses: How exactly do they work and how can they be leveraged to enhance students’ experiences in STEM?
Watch the 2.5 min video on the ‘Share your work’ page on the Creative Commons website; scroll down to the What our Licenses Do Video.
Review the licenses on the About CC licenses page.
Read How to give attribution.
Week 3: Strategies for using open pedagogy in STEM courses: Emphasizing a social justice framework
- Look through the range of examples at this website: What is Open Pedagogy?/Examples
- Us hypothes.is to annotate Framing Open Educational Practices from a Social Justice Perspective, By Maha Bali, Catherine Cronin and Rajiv S. Jhangiani
- Core 101 Open Pedagogy Project, By Heather Micelli, Adjunct Professor of General Education Science at Roger Williams University and Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island
Week 4: Trust and Power in the STEM classroom: A focus on student agency
- What does it mean to “own” your education? Authored by 1st year students at PSU, Sarah Writz and Riley Page
- Student spotlight: Matthew Moore, The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature, 2nd edition by Matthew Moore, Upper level student at Graceland University
- What an Open Pedagogy class taught me about myself by Miranda Dean, upper level film student in a non-majors science course at KSC
- Ungrading by Susan Blum
- Ungrading series (in an Organic Chemistry course) by Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh
- How to Ungrade by Jesse Stommel
Week 5: Exploring the transformative potential of Open Science: Open Science for whom?
- Breaking down the walls of scientific secrecy
- Open Science and OER: Closing the Loop
- Practicing open science
Week 6: Practices for bringing inclusive Open Science into the STEM classroom and research lab
This learning community is funded by the Hewlett Foundation grant #2020-1363 to Bates College.