January 2018 Event Sessions

9:30 am to 9:45 am

Welcome to January 2018 Event: Open Education: Be the Change

Welcome, introduction, and logistics. Throughout the day, we invite you to add to our ongoing padlet and tweet to our hashtag: #USNHshare. Read More
9:45 am to 10:45 am

Keynote and Q&A: Bryan Alexander

Keynote speaker, Bryan Alexander, will contextualize open in relation to the recent trends, changing landscape, and future trajectory of higher education. Bryan will encourage and advise attendees as advocates of open and change in our institutions.  View keynote video here Read More
11:00 am to 11:45 am

From the Student's View

The session will begin with a brief video: USNH Open Education Student Perspectives. Student panelists will share how open education has positively shaped their learning, education, and financial situations. Audience questions will be welcomed. Read More
12:30 pm to 1:15 pm

Technology Slamfest

This high-energy session will involve five mini presentations about a selection of the tools, technologies, and strategies of open education. Presenters will break off to different parts of the room, where attendees will be able to connect for Q&A. Read More
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Networking (Speed-Dating)

This will be a fast-paced opportunity for attendees to network in a speed-dating format, while sharing their experience with technology, open education, their courses, and advocacy.  Read More
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Advocacy & Action Workshop

Bryan will lead attendees through the creation of an action plan. This will be an opportunity to explicitly plan the next steps in the upcoming year, as it pertains to open education. Read More
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm


Attendees will look back on tweets from the day, the padlet, their action plan, and think about their takeaways. They will complete an evaluation for the event. Read More