Open Education Events @ Baruch

It’s not quite Open Access Week yet, but there are a couple of upcoming events at Baruch over the next week highlighting pedagogies and practices in open education that can help us get into the open access spirit:

Tonight!

Innovative Pedagogies for the Future of Higher Education
Thursday, October 13, 5:00 pm
Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-270
RSVP to Communication.Institute at baruch.cuny.edu

Next week!

DIY Web Radio for Teaching and Learning
Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 pm
Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-270
RSVP to Communication.Institute at baruch.cuny.edu

For more information, visit: http://blsciblogs.baruch.cuny.edu/schwartzseminar/

Image credit: John Martinez Pavliga

Open Access Publishing in the Sciences

As part of Open Access Week 2011, Hunter College will be hosting a talk by Robert Schatz, North American Sales Manager for open access publisher BioMed Central. Mr. Schatz will offer an overview of open access publishing in science, technology, and medical fields, along with an inside look at the workings of BioMed Central and its parent company, Springer Science & Business Media. Librarians and working scientists or researchers alike are invited to attend.

The event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 3-5 pm. The venue is the Gene Center (at Hunter College), in its Internet2 Video Collaboration Facility, 695 Park Avenue, Room HN 310. We hope to see you there!

Download the flyer