Session 10D Lightning Talks | My Journey with OER




Tyler, Deidre
Dellinger, Justin

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Dr. Tyler's journey with OER started in 2016. Rice University, in a partnership with Salt Lake Community College, had to develop several courses using their own textbooks. As a result of being a beta tutor pioneer in 2016, Dr. Tyler saw how students wanted more opportunities to use free textbooks. She also had a chance to see how the new pedagogy is changing the way teachers teach in all modalities. This lightning talk will describe her journey with OER and will provide 10 tips for all teachers embarking upon the OER journey.


Speaker(s): Dr. Deidre Tyler Professor of Sociology, Salt Lake Community College Dr. Deidre Tyler is a Sociologist and Instructional Technologist at Salt Lake Community College, with over 20 years of teaching experience in online-face-to-face and hybrid classes. Dr. Justin Dellinger Learning Analytics Program Coordinator, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington Dr. Justin T. Dellinger currently leads the new Master's of Science in Learning Analytics program at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and is the former Associate Director for the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab in the university's Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence. Dellinger actively engages in research on learning analytics' adoption and policy, organizational leadership, institutional change, and multiple-pathways learning. He has worked as both program and group facilitator for the Professional Learning Community program at UTA with the goal of building capacity for pedagogical innovation on campus. He has also worked as a research coordinator and as an instructional designer/programmer, and has experience teaching in K-12, higher education, and massive open online courses in edX. Moderated by: Ursula Pike, Associate Director, Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas; Ariana Santiago, Open Educational Resources Coordinator, University of Houston View recording