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Rise to Action is more than just a OpenEd theme; it is a challenge for attendees to “move forward and act in concrete ways that make education more accessible, affordable, equitable and inclusive to everyone regardless of their background, experience, or level of access to resources.”
Open education has the potential to democratize education, breaking the gifts of knowledge out of the classroom and into our lives. Is this impossibly utopianist? Maybe. But to quote Captain Picard, “Things are only impossible until they’re not.”
What’s Next for Higher Education in Prison? Join Michelson 20MM and the Alliance for Higher Education in Prison for NCHEP 12
The National Conference on Higher Education in Prison will dive into paying with Pell Grants, building connections, eTutoring, educational equity and accessibility through technology, advancing college opportunities, centering the voices of formerly incarcerated women in educational leadership, and more.
“If we want to be less performative and more action oriented, we need to listen to the community and to students and let them guide our work,” Miguel Leon said. Learn more from Education Trust-West’s 2022 Education Equity Forum
How Creative Commons Is Empowering Open Educational Resources Advocates in the California Community College System
Creative Commons will build upon past Spark Grants in the Bay Area to expand capacity in this region by empowering 15 educators, librarians, and others within the CCC system to attend the Creative Commons Certificate Bootcamp.
California’s Best Practices reinforce the idea that students deserve equitable access to quality face-to-face education, as well as student support services, regardless of location. Learn more about the three stages of recommendations from several of the authors.