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Tech Training At UH Libraries University Of Houston

The Technology Training program at University of Houston Libraries offers free instructor-led technology courses to UH students, staff and faculty, and alumni. Courses are offered year-round and are held in room 106-P on the first floor of MD Anderson Library. Over the past year, the Tech Training program has expanded by adding new topics to its roster.

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Open Educational Resources University Of Houston Libraries

Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning resources in the public domain or that have been licensed in such a way that anyone to freely use and re-purpose them. OER are any tools or materials used to support learning, including: full courses. course materials. modules.

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Open Educational Resources University Of Houston Libraries

With OER, students are prepared from the first day of class, stay enrolled in courses, and perform better on course assignments. Examples of OER include textbooks, courses, videos, lesson plans, or any material that supports access to knowledge. How are OER different from other online resources? What makes OER “open” is the type of license.

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November 2020 University Of Houston Libraries

Submitting timely adoptions of OER materials lets students know which courses do not have textbook costs, allowing them to make informed course registration decisions, and maintains the university’s compliance with state and federal regulations. Submitting OER Adoptions. Access Follett Discover from your AccessUH account. Option 1 (PREFERRED).

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Alternative Textbook Incentive Program Applications Now

University of Houston Libraries is now accepting applications for the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program.As part of the University’s initiative to help mitigate the high cost of textbooks for students, the incentive program will award UH instructors who adopt, modify, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses.

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May 2020 University Of Houston Libraries

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) OER Grant Program is a competitive program that provides grants to selected individual or teams of faculty at Texas public institutions of higher education to adopt, modify, redesign, or develop courses using only OER. The THECB expects to award two categories of grant awards under this

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January 2020 University Of Houston Libraries

Stop by to learn about open educational resources (OER). The OER Coordinator will be available in the Faculty Cafe to answer your questions, including helping to find and evaluate OER for your courses. These events are in partnership with Faculty Engagement and Development. Tuesday, January 21, 1 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 1 – 2 p.m.

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MD Anderson Library University Of Houston Libraries

University of Houston Libraries Website. Sunday: Closed: Monday: 8:30am - 3:30pm: Tuesday: 8:30am - 3:30pm: Wednesday: 8:30am - 8pm

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UH Libraries News University Of Houston Libraries

Projected savings for students in the first year of implementing alternative textbooks in these courses is $426,556.23, benefiting an estimated 3,352 students. “I’m excited to see the impact that UH instructors continue to have through this program,” said Ariana Santiago, open educational resources coordinator at …

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Find An Open Educational Resource University Of Houston

Mason OER Metafinder – Simultaneously searches across 22 different sources of open educational materials. Open Textbook Library – Free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks. University of Houston is a supporting member of the Open Textbook Network. OpenStax – Free textbooks that are developed and peer-reviewed to ensure they meet

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June 2019 University Of Houston Libraries

Projected savings for students in the first year of implementing alternative textbooks in these courses is $757,380.48, benefiting an estimated 5,773 students. Learn more about open educational resources at UH. By Esmeralda Fisher on June 28th, 2019 in Announcements,

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OER University Of Houston Libraries

Stop by to learn about open educational resources (OER). The OER Coordinator will be available in the Faculty Cafe to answer your questions, including helping to find and evaluate OER for your courses. These events are in partnership with Faculty Engagement and Development. Tuesday, January 21, 1 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 1 – 2 p.m.

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UH Libraries News University Of Houston Libraries

Submitting timely adoptions of OER materials lets students know which courses do not have textbook costs, allowing them to make informed course registration decisions, and maintains the university’s compliance with state and federal regulations. Submitting OER Adoptions. Access Follett Discover from your AccessUH account. Option 1 (PREFERRED).

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UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program University Of

A new incentive program at the University of Houston will award UH faculty members who adopt, adapt, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses. Instructors of record for a Summer 2018, Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 course are encouraged to apply to the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program by April 15, 2018.

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June 2018 University Of Houston Libraries

Courses are offered year-round and are held in room 106-P on the first floor of MD Anderson Library. Over the past year, the Tech Training program has expanded by adding new topics to its roster. Courses are taught by four knowledgeable and friendly instructors. Quick …

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Announcing 2020-21 Alternative Textbook Incentive Winners

Projected savings for students in the first year of implementing alternative textbooks in these courses is $426,556.23, benefiting an estimated 3,352 students. “I’m excited to see the impact that UH instructors continue to have through this program,” said Ariana Santiago, open educational resources coordinator at …

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Open Educational Resources Grant Program University Of

Development Grants: A maximum of $25,000 to faculty or teams of faculty to develop new or substantially improve existing OER for one or more high-enrollment Texas Core Curriculum (TCC) courses, focused on TCC courses that account for the majority of credits transferred among institutions. These grants should be matched with contributions from

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2019 University Of Houston Libraries

University of Houston Libraries is now accepting applications for the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program.As part of the University’s initiative to help mitigate the high cost of textbooks for students, the incentive program will award UH instructors who adopt, modify, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses.

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Advancing Student Success University Of Houston Libraries

A new incentive program at the University of Houston provides awards to UH faculty members who adopt, adapt, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses. Instructors of record for a Summer 2018, Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 course were encouraged to apply to the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program for awards of between $500 and

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June 2020 University Of Houston Libraries

The UH Libraries has over 2 million items in its physical collections, and millions more available electronically. In addition, the Libraries offers access to services to help you with your courses, your research projects, and your classes (if you’re a TA). These include equipment, specialized software, and media production facilities.

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UH Libraries News University Of Houston Libraries

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) OER Grant Program is a competitive program that provides grants to selected individual or teams of faculty at Texas public institutions of higher education to adopt, modify, redesign, or develop courses using only OER. The THECB expects to award two categories of grant awards under this

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Open Education Week 2019 University Of Houston Libraries

Open Education Week is March 4-8. University of Houston Libraries joins the global movement to raise awareness and demonstrate the impact of open education. According to the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), open education “encompasses resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted

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Upcoming OER Events University Of Houston Libraries

Stop by to learn about open educational resources (OER). The OER Coordinator will be available in the Faculty Cafe to answer your questions, including helping to find and evaluate OER for your courses. These events are in partnership with Faculty Engagement and Development. Tuesday, January 21, 1 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 1 – 2 p.m.

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UH Libraries News University Of Houston Libraries

The cost of textbooks is a significant burden to the success of many University of Houston students. As part of the University’s initiative to help mitigate the high cost of textbooks, the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program (ATIP) awards UH instructors who adopt, modify, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses.. Nearly 50 guests attended last week’s Emerging

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OER @ UH University Of Houston Libraries

Balancing the need for course materials with other costs associated with college is often tricky. Many students choose not to buy the textbook. Some students opt to rent textbooks, or borrow and share with friends. Some students avoid registering for certain courses or they drop out mid-semester due to the high costs of required textbooks.

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Emerging Trends: Open Educational Resources University

With OER, students have access to course materials from the first day of the semester and are more likely to successfully complete the course. This session will provide an introduction to OER with a focus on the Creative Commons licenses that define them so that faculty can find, identify, and provide attribution to OER for use in courses.

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New Instruction Librarian University Of Houston Libraries

I will be teaching instruction sessions for several foundational undergraduate courses, such as English composition, as well as supporting my colleagues in designing, teaching, and assessing other face-to-face and online instruction across disciplines. I am excited to work with such a diverse student population, and my goal is to make

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January 2019 University Of Houston Libraries

Ariana Santiago, open educational resources coordinator at University of Houston Libraries, will be available to provide consultations at the Faculty Cafe located at E. Cullen Room 33. Faculty may drop in to discuss finding and evaluating OER for courses. Consultations are available from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on a number of dates. February 4

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Kanopy Streaming Video Delivers Digital Scholarly

Kanopy is a streaming video resource offering a collection of over 21,000 documentaries and movies on a broad range of subjects, and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, and more. Kanopy makes it easy to watch, share and discuss videos both in and out of the classroom. The streaming video service offers greater

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Recordings Of Library Services Open Forum Series Now

The UH Libraries has over 2 million items in its physical collections, and millions more available electronically. In addition, the Libraries offers access to services to help you with your courses, your research projects, and your classes (if you’re a TA). These include equipment, specialized software, and media production facilities.

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Alternative Textbook Incentive Program Reception

Faculty members are incentivized to adopt, adapt, or create an open textbook for use in their courses. Five of this year’s awarded projects were for creating open educational resources (OER), seven involve the adoption of OER and/or library materials, and three involve a combination thereof. Awards for the first cohort total $23,500.

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UH Graduate Students Open Forum Series University Of

The UH Libraries has over 2 million items in its physical collections, and millions more available electronically. In addition, the Libraries offers access to services to help you with your courses, your research projects, and your classes (if you’re a TA). These include equipment, specialized software, and media production facilities.

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May 2018 University Of Houston Libraries

The William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library is pleased to present Cave Rewards by Mateo Tannatt. The exhibit will be on view for six weeks starting June 2. Tannatt is the 2017-18 Cynthia Woods Mitchell fellow in the UH School of Art.The exhibit will open with a reception held at the Architecture and Art Library on June 2 from 4-5:00pm, followed by a performance sound piece starting in

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UH Libraries News University Of Houston Libraries

A new exhibit opens this month at University of Houston Libraries. In the Whirl of the Dance: Popular Dance Magazines of the 1920s & 30s is curated by Stephanie Lewin-Lane, coordinator of the UH Music Library.. Dance has been a powerful and diverse expression of the human experience since mankind became aware of movement.

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February 2019 University Of Houston Libraries

The cost of textbooks is a significant burden to the success of many University of Houston students. As part of the University’s initiative to help mitigate the high cost of textbooks, the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program (ATIP) awards UH instructors who adopt, modify, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses.

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OER Adoptions On Follett Discover University Of Houston

Submitting timely adoptions of OER materials lets students know which courses do not have textbook costs, allowing them to make informed course registration decisions, and maintains the university’s compliance with state and federal regulations. Submitting OER Adoptions. Access Follett Discover from your AccessUH account. Option 1 (PREFERRED).

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New Instruction Coordinator University Of Houston Libraries

My goals include empowering librarian colleagues to embrace their identity as teachers and recognize their expertise as educators; debunking the idea that information literacy is just about library instruction or research skills instruction; and working with faculty at the University of Houston to design courses and assignments that take a

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UH Libraries News University Of Houston Libraries

A private opening reception for the exhibit Brothers in Rhyme: Fat Pat, Big Hawk, and the Screwed Up Click was held at University of Houston Libraries. The exhibit is on view through December 14 and is open to the public.

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OER Award Opportunities University Of Houston Libraries

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Open Educational Resources Grant Program aims to encourage faculty at institutions of higher education to adopt, modify, redesign, or develop courses that use only OER.The THECB expects to award to eligible faculty a maximum of $5,000 for applications that propose to adopt, modify, redesign

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Call For Applications: Alternative Textbook Incentive

University of Houston Libraries is now accepting applications for the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program.As part of the University’s initiative to help mitigate the high cost of textbooks for students, the incentive program will award UH instructors who adopt, modify, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses.

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October 2018 University Of Houston Libraries

Faculty members are incentivized to adopt, adapt, or create an open textbook for use in their courses. Five of this year’s awarded projects were for creating open educational resources (OER), seven involve the adoption of OER and/or library materials, and three involve a combination thereof. Awards for the first cohort total $23,500.

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December 2019 University Of Houston Libraries

University of Houston Libraries is now accepting applications for the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program.As part of the University’s initiative to help mitigate the high cost of textbooks for students, the incentive program will award UH instructors who adopt, modify, or create an open or alternative textbook in their courses.

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September 2018 University Of Houston Libraries

Gao also provides instruction on methodologies and tools relating to geographic information systems (GIS), analysis, and visualization of data. “My goals include empowering faculty and students in finding and using data, increasing data literacy skills, and working with faculty to embed data literacy into courses and assignments,” she said.

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New Resource On Data Journalism Now Available University

Gao also provides instruction on methodologies and tools relating to geographic information systems (GIS), analysis, and visualization of data. “My goals include empowering faculty and students in finding and using data, increasing data literacy skills, and working with faculty to embed data literacy into courses and assignments,” she said.

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2016-2017 Impact Report University Of Houston Libraries

The increase is largely due to our efforts to expand online learning in biology courses. Out-of-class research and skill-building programs grew thanks to the work of a team that investigated our current programming and identified new ideas for programming while also improving our ability to track our success in this area.

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March 2018 University Of Houston Libraries

University of Houston Libraries Website. Instructors of record for a Summer 2018, Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 course are encouraged to apply to the UH Alternative Textbook Incentive Program by April 15, 2018. Awards of between $500 and $2500 will be made based on overall feasibility of the proposal and the estimated financial impact for students.

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