Free Workshop

Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Marion Technical College

A Free Workshop:

Adopting Open Educational Resources on August 16, 2019 at 9 am – 4 pm.

Hosted by Marion Technical College:

1467 Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302
Phone: 1-740-389-4636

Event Location:

Marion Technical College Health Technologies Center Auditorium, Rm 103

Special Guests

  • John Magill – Assistant Deputy Chancellor, Economic AdvancementODHE
  • Cheryl Rice – Associate Vice Chancellor, Higher Education Workforce Alignment, ODHE
  • Anna Bendo – Director, Affordable Learning Initiatives, OhioLink
  • Garratt Weber – Assistant Director, Student Success Center, Ohio Association of Community Colleges

Keynote Speaker

Jasmine Roberts, M.A., Communication Lecturer at the Ohio State University

 Topic: Faculty Benefits of Championing OERs (title to come)


Jasmine Roberts | School of Communication

Jasmine Roberts is an educator, speaker, writer and strategic communication professional. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communication studies and Spanish at the University of Michigan and her master’s degree in communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Online registration through Ohio Open Ed Collaborative for their workshop, 10 am-12 noon, available at

Registration for the entire day’s activities by emailing

Free WIFI access

Parking in student lots 5 & 6

*All facilities handicap accessible*

For assistance with disability accessibility, contact Dr. Lori Barr at 740-386-4209 or email


  • 8:30-9 am Breakfast (sponsored by OOEC)

Onsite registration

  • 9-9:15 am Welcome

Dr. Lori Barr, OER Initiative Coordinator, MTC

Dr. Richard Prystowsky, Chief Academic Officer, MTC

Dr. Ryan McCall, President, MTC

  • 9:15-10 am Keynote Speaker

Jasmine Roberts, College of Communication at OSU Columbus

Topic: Faculty Benefits of Championing OERs

  • 10-12 noon OOEC Workshop

[Register at]

Overview of OOEC/courses

Resource evaluation processes

OER microsite (Anna Bendo, OhioLink)

OER panel (including MTC faculty)

  • 12-1 pm Lunch with colleagues (sponsored by MTC)
  • 1-1:45 pm Copyright concerns and OER Licensing (Carla Myers, Assistant Librarian, Miami University of Ohio)
  • 2-2:45 pm Ensuring accessibility in OER courses (Jenifer Montag, Jasmine Roberts)
  • 3-3:45 pm Panel Discussion: Diversity, equity, and inclusion in OER classrooms (Primrose Igonor, moderator)
  • 3:45-4 pm Wrap up and farewell