Open at Memorial University

Open Education Week 2016, Mar. 7-11

Memorial University is hosting a series of events to celebrate Open Education Week 2016. Please see event details below.

Interested in how other institutions are using open educational resources? Check out this listing of global online events.

Monday, Mar. 7

Coffee Break Showcase

Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: ED-1001 (G.A. Hickman Building)

To kick off Open Education Week 2016, DELTS is hosting a coffee break to highlight some of the great open initiatives happening at Memorial. Learn about the Open Access Author's Fund, open access publishing opportunities, and interact with various open access tools developed at Memorial including stor, NLGrid and There will also be representation from the Harris Centre who will demonstrate how Yaffle connects researchers with community and industry partners. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Mar. 9

Developing an Open Text for Business 2400 (webcast presentation)

Time: 1-2 p.m. (NST)
Location: View archived webcast

Dr. David Tulett, associate professor in Memorial's Faculty of Business, will present on his development of a free course text that he provides to his students of Business 2400: Decision Modelling. In this session, Dr. Tulett will describe the process he used to create the document, the continuous improvement made since its initial creation in 2011, and the reasons for his recent move to make it open.

Thursday, Mar. 10

Twitter Chat with Kevin Strowbridge: Open Education for Employee Professional Development

Time: 1-2 p.m. (NST)
Location: Twitter (#MIOpen)

Kevin Strowbridge, engineering instructor and Chair in Teaching and Learning at the Marine Institute, will lead and facilitate this online discussion on ways universities can collaborate with business to use open education for employee professional development. Learn more about the session and how to participate.