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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Presentation materials

Below are presentation slides from our wonderful speakers. Video content is forthcoming.

Keynote by Karen Cangialosi


Andrew McKinney, "OA and OER 101"

Laurie Hurson, "Sustaining Open: Conversations about Open OER, OA, & Pedagogy"

Presentation slides: Sustaining Open by Laurie Hurson


Keynote speaker bio

Keynote Speaker

Karen Cangialosi is Professor of Biology at Keene State College. She also serves as the KSC Open Education Faculty Fellow where she facilitates an Open Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community, and is co-leader of KSC Open, a Domain of One’s Own campus project.  Karen spearheaded a movement to replace traditional textbooks with OER and other freely available resources for almost all KSC biology courses; and she incorporates methods of Open Pedagogy in all of her own courses including Animal Behavior, Evolution and Human Behavior, Tropical Marine Biology, and Invertebrate Zoology. She also runs a coral reef monitoring program in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and a research program on the behavioral ecology of spiders in Keene, NH. You can learn more at her website: