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Faculty Features

Hover over the images below to learn more about how SVSU faculty members have implemented Open Education Resources into their classrooms with the help of the OER Grant.

Select the "More" option after hovering over the image to see a video outlining the faculty member's story.

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Kevin Meyer

Dr. Meyer adopted a new open textbook, incorporated use of an interactive app, and provided new videos and slides to clarify subjects for students.

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Kim Lacey

All primary texts implemented by Dr. Lacey were links to open resources, students researched their own primary online texts, and instruction was presented in a highly-structured weekly format.

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Elson Boles

Dr. Boles incorporated a new online syllabus format, a how-to guide for General Education students, and is in the process of writing an open Sociology text to share with the OER community.

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Erik Trump

Dr. Trump incorporated new introductory text pages for each course section, offered online access to primary texts, and moved from using files for sharing information, to providing materials in tabular format.

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Grant Application

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Joseph Weaver

Dr. Weaver created an interactive textbook in Canvas tailored to his course needs. He also incorporated videos, activities, relevant text, quizzes, discussion boards, and conference tool meetings into his course.

Student Spotlight

Hover over the images below to learn more about SVSU students' experience with Open Education Resources in grant-funded classrooms.

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Button with a student with the words, Emily Barker and Biology Major. Click to access the Student Spotlight video on Emily Barker.

Emily Barker

Button with an image of a student with the words, Melanie Frasca and Theater and English Major. Click to access the Student Spotlight video on Melanie Frasca.

Melanie Frasca

Button with an image of a student with the words, Joy Bonke, and Professional and Technical Writing Major. Click to access the Student Spotlight video on Joy Bonke.

Joy Bonke

 

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