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Charles Schweik-2
Dear GeoForAll colleagues:

This webinar looks relevant to our network and perhaps a connection needs to be made. -- Cheers, Charlie Schweik

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Webinar: Distinguished Geospatial Speaker Series: Implementing Open Geography Education

Wednesday, Jan 15th 2-3pm

 https://www.directionsmag.com/webinar/9446 

Abstract: Open Education Global (OEG), an international network for open education, recently announced Adam Dastrup, Professor of Geosciences at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), won OEG’s prestigious Open Geography award. In 2014, Adam Dastrup started the Open Geography Education initiative as a way to provide educators with OER textbooks to students. The philosophy of the initiative is to provide open resources, products and services to anybody interested in learning about the earth, its places and the relationships between people and their environments.

In this webinar you will:

·         Learn How the initiative began

·         See Examples of Textbooks

·         Explore implementation

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Charlie Schweik
Professor, Dept of Environmental Conservation and School of Public Policy
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Twitter: @cschweik

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Re: Fwd: gis: webinar: Implementing Open Geography Education

Suchith Anand
Hi Charlie,

Thank you for sharing this. We should connect and support this and all initiatives supporting open education ideas and principles. Great to see the momentum building up for Open Education.

Best wishes,

Suchith



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Dear GeoForAll colleagues:

This webinar looks relevant to our network and perhaps a connection needs to be made. -- Cheers, Charlie Schweik

********************************************************

Webinar: Distinguished Geospatial Speaker Series: Implementing Open Geography Education

Wednesday, Jan 15th 2-3pm

 https://www.directionsmag.com/webinar/9446 

Abstract: Open Education Global (OEG), an international network for open education, recently announced Adam Dastrup, Professor of Geosciences at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), won OEG’s prestigious Open Geography award. In 2014, Adam Dastrup started the Open Geography Education initiative as a way to provide educators with OER textbooks to students. The philosophy of the initiative is to provide open resources, products and services to anybody interested in learning about the earth, its places and the relationships between people and their environments.

In this webinar you will:

·         Learn How the initiative began

·         See Examples of Textbooks

·         Explore implementation

*****************


Charlie Schweik
Professor, Dept of Environmental Conservation and School of Public Policy
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Twitter: @cschweik

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