Office of Academic Innovation
Open Pedagogy is the practice of engaging students in content creation through "renewable assignments" so that their work lives on beyond the course and has an authentic audience. In this workshop, you will learn about how to structure an Open Pedagogy assignment and will see examples from faculty who have designed their own renewable assignments.
What is Open Education Week?
Founded in 2013 by Open Education Global, the goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness and showcase impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open Education Week has become one of the most foremost global events recognizing high achievement and excellence in open education.
Shane is currently a high school English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher in Ashland, Oregon. After cutting his teeth at a high school for at-risk youth in Colorado, he taught literature & composition at Portland State University and Portland Community College for four years, where he authored a writing textbook and loudly advocated for adjunct rights through union organizing. Amid teaching essential academic and socioemotional skills, he aims to cultivate activism and agency among young people.
Frank currently works at the Department of Geology, Portland State University. Frank does research in Educational Technology, Glacial Geology, and Remote Sensing. Their most recent publication is 'The 'benchmark glacier' concept - Does it work? Lessons from the North Cascade Range, USA'.
Veronica is an Instructor at Portland State University in the University Studies program. Veronica received a Ph.D. in Education from Simon Fraser University that focused on Curriculum Theory and Implementation, Philosophy of Education. She has an M.A. in Geography from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Veronica also has a B.S. in Environmental Studies & Music, and a B.M. in Orchestral Instruments, which are both from Central Michigan University.