USNH Academic Technology

  • The University System of New Hampshire's (USNH) Academic Technology and Academic Affairs departments' shared initiatve among its four institutions: Granite State CollegeKeene State CollegePlymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire
  • A partnership managed by the Academic Technology Steering Committee (ATSC)
  • A sustainable support system that encourages and supports faculty to create 21st century classrooms that incorporate technology and rich media to enhance the teaching and learning 

Academic Technology Institute (ATI)

An annual event founded by the ATSC as a way to bring faculty together to explore the pedagogy, tools, and new thinking around using technology in course design 

Open Education

The focus of the ATI since 2015 that aligns with USNH's efforts to increase access and affordability around post-secondary education in our state

Adopting and developing open textbooks to drive down costs; improve learning outcomes, throughput and completion rates, and student engagement; improve higher education’s capacity to prepare graduates for the needs of a changing workforce; and develop 21st-century pedagogical approaches to serve our students and our state

What's Happening in Open Education?

   In the News

  News coverage of the Open Education Movement


Open Education Resources News & Topics




Northeast OER Summit, May 22-23, 2019

The Northeast Regional OER Summit is a a multi-state collaborative two-day event for new and experienced OER advocates offering the opportunity to learn and share effective practices in awareness building, implementation, collaboration, strategy, and research. Initiated in 2017, the organizing committee consists of librarians, instructional designers, and faculty from New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Lumen Learning with a larger advisory group featuring members from those states as well as New York, Maryland, and Rhode Island.


Creative Commons Global Summit, May 9-11, 2019

The next Global Summit was held in Lisbon, Portugal on May 9-11 2019. It was three days of dynamic programming at Museu do Oriente, with a special keynote evening event held at the historic Cineteatro Capitolio.Hundreds of leading activists, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, technologists, and more joined the summit for discussion and debate, workshops and planning, talks and community building. 





USNH Academic Technology Blog

June 14, 2019 - ATI 2019 Open Education: Building Connection, Collaboration, and Community  ATI 2019 was held at... Read More
April 19, 2019 - Drew Conroy, USNH ATI 2018 Ambassador “I have tons of photos and I wanted to share them. I can... Read More
January 29, 2019 - On Friday, January 18, 2019, the University System of New Hampshire hosted the Academic Technology... Read More
December 3, 2018 - 10 Ways You Can Participate in Open Education Week  (OEW)    March 4-8, 2019 Open Education Week... Read More
June 12, 2018 - ATI 2018: USNH Open Education: Pedagogy, Technology, & Advocacy From May 30th-31st, 2018, the... Read More
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Academic Technology Institute

The Academic Technology Institute (ATI) is an annual event at which faculty ambassadors from each of the USNH institutions participate in a 3 day conference and explore innovative pedagogical strategies, ways to lower the cost of higher education, and practices for incorporating Open Educational Resources and leading tools and technologies.
ATI 2019 Open Education: Building Connection, Collaboration, & Community was held at Granite State in Concord from May 28-30. Read more here.

Open Education

"Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. Open Education combines the traditions of knowledge sharing and creation with 21st century technology to create a vast pool of openly shared educational resources, while harnessing today’s collaborative spirit to develop educational approaches that are more responsive to learner’s needs." (Open Education Week)