The University at Buffalo is committed to academic excellence and to providing students with a transformative educational experience. In support of this commitment, the Center for Educational Innovation hosts the annual Genteels' Excellence in Teaching Conference.
This important professional development opportunity presents topics related to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) through examples, research and assessment of innovative teaching practices.
Registration for the morning program is free.
High Impact Practices for Integrating Open Educational Resources (OER) into University Courses: What, Why and How?
In this presentation, David WIley will describe what OERs are, why they are promising, and how to adopt them in order to significantly improve higher education affordability, student outcomes and breadth of impact.
David Wiley, Education Fellow at Creative Commons and adjunct faculty in Brigham Young University's graduate program in Instructional Psychology and Technology
Poster Presentations and Vendor Showcase
Post-Conference Workshop Registration Fee (payable by credit card or echeck)
• UB faculty, staff and TAs: $25
• Non-UB participants: $35
High Impact OER Adoption
In this workshop, David Wiley will lead faculty who have adopted, or are planning to adopt, Open Education Resources (OERs) in place of commercial textbooks through the process of creating their first Renewable Assignment.
This event is sponsored by the Center for Educational Innovation and the Gentiles Teaching Excellence Endowment Fund.