Book Title: Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation
Book Description: Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation is a short resource designed to expand your understanding of inequities in the educational systems through breaking down the work into smaller pieces with opportunities for you to reflect, identify strategies for action, and locate resources and community members to connect with. The purpose of this guide is to explore strategies for you as OER creators to incorporate equitable practices into your workflows.
Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation is a self-guided resource designed to explore strategies for OER creators that can support your journey toward creating OER with diversity, equity, and inclusion at the core.
Structured into five interconnected parts that build off one another, it contains opportunities for you to reflect, identify strategies for action, and find resources and community members to connect with to create ripple effects of positive change in education and beyond.
While it includes strategies to keeping equity at the forefront of your OER creation process, this guide also encourages you to:
- Reflect on your role in education to transform your pedagogical practices by incorporating equitable methods and interactions into teaching and learning
- Connect and collaborate in and beyond your institutional setting in ethical ways to build equitable relationships and knowledge exchange
- Emphasize and practice reciprocity in teaching and learning by seeking every opportunity as an educator to contribute back to communities
- Embrace the complexity and messiness of the process with courage, honesty, and humility
Making Ripples: A Guidebook to Challenge Status Quo in OER Creation Copyright © 2023 by Rebus Community (Kaitlin Schilling, Apurva Ashok, Jördis Weilandt) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.